Meet the New Officers

Officer Duft

The Rockledge Police Department would like to welcome Officer Koyie Duft. Officer Duft began his employment with the Rockledge Police Department on October 4, 2021. He was born and raised in Derby, Kansas. After graduating high school in 2019 from Wichita North High School in Wichita, Kansas, he played baseball and studied Criminal Justice at Missouri Western State University. Following this, he transferred to Emporia State University and studied Crime and Delinquency from 2020 – 2021. Before relocating to Florida, he worked for the Kansas Turnpike Authority. Duft states, “I look forward to challenging myself everyday while employed at the Rockledge Police Department.” Officer Duft will be a wonderful asset to our Department and we are very proud to have him as a member of the Rockledge Police Department family! Let us all welcome and wish him all the best in his new career!

 Officer Strait

The Rockledge Police Department would like to welcome Officer Benjamin Strait. Officer Strait began his employment with the Rockledge Police Department on October 4, 2021. He was born and raised in West Columbia, South Carolina. After graduating high school in 2010, he graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2015. Prior to relocating to Florida, he served in the United States Air Force and also worked for the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department from 2016 until 2021. Strait states, “I look forward to getting back into policing and working for a great agency at Rockledge Police Department.” Officer Strait will be a wonderful asset to our Department and we are very proud to have him as a member of the Rockledge Police Department family! Let us all welcome and wish him all the best in his new career!