Link2Lakeland - New Mobile App

Mobile users can stay connected with the City of Lakeland by using our new Link2Lakeland app.  Users can access the most recent news posts, view upcoming City events with the community calendar, report neighborhood issues and much more. The City’s official FaceBook page, Twitter feed and YouTube channel can also be accessed very easily with the touch of the screen.  Citizen engagement makes Lakeland a better place and the community is encouraged to join the conversation through social media to learn what the City does each day and how they can play a part. 


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Recognized Nationally for Safety
APPA bestows national recognition to LE workers.
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In Memory of Fallen Comrades
Lt Mike Moran and Sgt. Mike Lewis will be participating in the 2014 Police Unity Tour
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Behind-the-Scenes Look
New video highlights outstanding employees of 911 Comm Center
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Way to Go Sleepy Hill Middle
Art students painted a mural in honor of Ofc Crispin in the School Resource Officer's office
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Receive Alerts Via Text or Email
Lakeland Electric is now offering you the ability to be notified if there is an outage in your area and we will send you a message once power has been restored. Customers
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Portion of New Jersey Rd to Close
New Jersey Road (from Edgewood to Crystal Lake Dr) will be closed to traffic beginning March 24, 2014 through April 11, 2014
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City Boards & Committees - The City of Lakeland wants to YOU get involved in your local government. We believe it is important to have an informed and engaged citizenry and therefore encourage citizen input and participation. We are seeking applicants for several boards and committees to give residents an insight and a voice on important community issues.  Sign Up Today!

 

Recent Posts

  • CFAA Teacher Arrested After Having Sex with Student Posted 1 days ago
    On April 14, the Lakeland Police Department received information from the victim’s mother that her son was engaged in sexual activity with his English teacher who is employed at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy, 4141 Medulla Road, Lakeland, Florida. The English teacher has been identified as Jennifer Christine Fichter, 29 years of age. It was discovered that the victim, 17 years of age and Fichter had been texting each other with Fichter using two different alias’ and later meeting in the early morning hours for sex in the parking lot of the Reserve Apartments, 4920 State Road 33, Lakeland. The sexual encounters occurred in Fichters vehicle.
  • LPD CHIEF GIDDENS COMPLAINTS BY RETIRED OFFICER MOCK DETERMINED TO BE UNFOUNDED – GIDDENS EXONERATED Posted 6 days ago
    City Manager Doug Thomas recently completed the internal investigation associated with retired Police Officer Jimmy Mock’s complaint against Chief Giddens and Lisa Womack. The allegations made by Mr. Mock against Chief Giddens were determined to be unfounded in two instances and Chief Giddens was exonerated in the third allegation. Lisa Womack was exonerated in the sole allegation made against her by Mr. Mock.
  • LAKELAND ELECTRIC FUEL CHARGE INCREASE EFFECTIVE MAY 2014  Posted last week
    The Lakeland City Commission voted to increase the fuel charge for Lakeland Electric customers $2.50 cents per 1,000 kWh effective for meters read on or after May 1, 2014. The new fuel charge will be $43.35 per 1,000 kWh.
  • Lakeland Police Officers Ride 250 Miles in Honor of Fallen Comrades Posted last week
    Two officers with the Lakeland Police Department are gearing up to participate in the 2014 Police Unity Tour. On May 29th, Lieutenant Mike Moran, a 23-year veteran and Sergeant Mike Lewis, a 14-year veteran, will once again set out on a bike ride that will span three days and 250 miles from Portsmouth, VA to Washington, DC. The annual event’s primary purpose is to raise awareness of Law Enforcement Officers who have died in the line of duty. The tour also raises funds for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Museum in Washington, D.C. This year’s ride will be the 3rd for Lt. Moran and the 2nd for Sgt. Lewis. The pair of riders have been training all year for the ride.
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