Oviedo Information

Chief of Police

Chief ChudnowJeffrey A. Chudnow was appointed Chief of Police for the City of Oviedo on May 7, 2007. Chief Chudnow served as a Deputy Chief of Police in Coral Springs, Florida, prior to his appointment in Oviedo.

Chief Chudnow has over 36 years of law enforcement experience with both the Coral Springs and Madison, Wisconsin Police  Departments. While with Coral Springs he led all divisions of the Department. Chief Chudnow holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement Administration.

He currently is President of the Central Florida Criminal Justice Association; serves on several boards including: the Board of Trustees for Boys Town of Central Florida; Kids House of Seminole Executive Board; Criminal Justice Advisory Board Seminole State College; and member of Oviedo Citizens In Action and the Oviedo Historical Society.


Joan SampsonJoan Sampson is the Senior Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police. Ms. Sampson has been with the Oviedo Police Department since September, 1997. Prior to coming to the Police Department, Ms. Sampson worked in the private sector for a major corporation for fifteen years.
Joan Sampson can be reached at 407-971-5731 or email at jsampson@cityofoviedo.net.

Police Non Emergency Phone Number: 407-971-5700