Command Staff

Captain Michael BarrCaptain Michael Barry

Patrol- District 2

Captain Barry serves as a District Commander for the Jupiter Police Department, and is assigned as the Road Patrol District 2 Commander.

Captain Barry began his career with the Jupiter Police Department in 1995. After joining the Jupiter Police Department he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2009, he was then promoted to the rank of Captain in 2016. His prior assignments include: Marine Unit Officer, Assistant SWAT Team Commander, SWAT Sniper Team Leader (FTO), and supervisor over Road Patrol, K-9 Unit, N.E.T, Traffic/THI, and S.R.T.

Captain Barry is a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran and holds an Associate in Arts Degree from Palm Beach Community College, and Bachelors of Arts Degree in Public Administration from Barry University.

Captain Shane LunsfordCaptain Shane Lunsford

Patrol-District 1 

Captain Shane Lunsford serves as a Command Staff Officer for the Jupiter Police Department, and is assigned as the District 1 Commander of the Patrol Bureau.

Captain Lunsford began his career with the United States Air Force from 1989 to 1998, as a Security Police Specialist. After joining the Jupiter Police Department in 1998, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2004, and to the rank of Captain in 2018. His prior assignments include: Special Operations Division Supervisor, SWAT Team Commander, SWAT Team Leader, Training Coordinator & Fleet Manager, Patrol Supervisor, and Field Training Officer.  Captain Lunsford has supervised or commanded units in all three bureaus within the Jupiter Police Department.  

Captain Lunsford has an Associate of Arts Degree from Columbia Southern University, and is nearing completion of his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration.  Captain Lunsford is also a graduate of the DEA Drug Unit Commander Academy #76, and has obtained the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Award.


Captain Bill AllenCaptain Bill Allen

Patrol- District 3

Captain Bill Allen serves as a Command Staff Officer for the Jupiter Police Department and is assigned as the District 3 Commander, supervises road patrol day shifts and is the Commander of the Emergency Field Force Team. 

After serving in the United States Navy, Captain Allen began his career in Law Enforcement with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department in 1993. After joining the Jupiter Police Department in 1996, he was promoted to the ranks of Field Training Officer, Sergeant, and then to Captain in 2019. His prior assignments include: Patrol Supervisor, Criminal Investigations Division Supervisor, Fleet Administration Services Supervisor, SWAT Team Leader and Underwater Recovery Team Supervisor. 

Captain Allen holds an Associate in Arts Degree from Palm Beach Community College, a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Education, Training and Development from Southern Illinois University and a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University.  Captain Allen is also a graduate of the 51st Session of the University of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute Command Officers Development Course, The Florida Leadership Academy and the FBI/LEEDA Trilogy.