Derek Fregeolle is Lieutenant with the Knox County Schools Security Division in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has over 10 years of public safety experience, to include serving in the Federal Government, Emergency Management, and working in the corporate security field for hotels and casinos, he made the move to public service. As an instructor he has taught courses on Ethics, Professionalism, and Emergency Preparedness and Response. Fregeolle served as a School Resource Officer for South Knoxville Elementary, until the time of his promotion. He now serves as the head of the Support Services Bureau where he oversees the training, communications, and accreditation functions of his agency.