David Israel is an army veteran and obtained the rank of staff sergeant and worked for 20 years as a police detective on the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington D.C. He is currently the coordinator for the Citizen's Watch program for Ponce Inlet and is the Vice President of the Ponce Inlet Veterans Memorial Association. He has extensive training in security management and vast experience in budgeting and pay negotiations. Mr. Israel handled the 9/11 emergency disaster while he was the security director at the Union Station train station in Washington, D.C. Councilman Israel is a former small business owner and he supports our local small businesses. He is an active member of the American Legion, the Fraternal Order of Police, the Eagles and the Moose. Mr. Israel is married to his beautiful wife, Cindy, and he has 3 children. Councilman Israel and Cindy have lived in Florida for 24 years. Mr. Israel stands for a Ponce Inlet that is safe, quiet and private and where your council members communicate with our residents. He strongly believes our elected officials should never forget who voted for them to be in office.