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Welcome

Welcome to the Lakeland Police Department’s website.

The Lakeland Police Department is a full service police agency, accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA). We have dedicated personnel who are committed to the philosophy of community-oriented policing. Through a partnership with the residents of Lakeland we can work to solve problems and improve the quality of life for the entire community. Part of that partnership is to provide open communications with our public partners. For more information on Accreditation, click here.

The Lakeland Police Department has 227 sworn and 117 civilian personnel who work in various functions of the department and are united in our effort to make our City a better place to work, play and live. We are dedicated to promoting the safety and welfare of the citizens of Lakeland through crime prevention and other essential public safety services.

You can navigate through the website by clicking on the links above.

Mission

In partnership with the community, while affording dignity and respect to all persons, our mission is to maintain order and improve the quality of life of the citizens we serve.

Vision

Dedicated professionals working together to provide excellent service which enhances the quality of life in Lakeland.

Values

We are committed to doing things RITE:

  


 

Our goal is to make the website a center of communications with the community in addition to our social media outlets of Twitter, Facebook, and Nixle. We hope you will take advantage of our new website and keep up with the steady flow of information we offer here. Let us know how we can improve our service to you.

LPD News Blog

  • Three Arrested in Retail Thefts Posted 2 hours ago
    On Thursday, January 29, 2015, the Lakeland Police Department arrested three individuals in the theft of $3,066.00 worth of Michael Kors purses and jewelry from Dillard’s, 3800 Highway 98N.
  • LPD Looking for Missing 15 year old Posted 4 hours ago
    Have you seen Cody Hunter Wiley? If so, please contact LPD Investigative Aide Charlene Ali at 863-834-8974.
  • 2015 February Chief's Chat Posted 1 days ago
    The Lakeland Police Department will hold the next Chief’s Chat on Monday, February 2, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Community Room
  • LPD Looking for Missing 16 year old Posted last week
    Liliany Martinez left her residence in the 700 block of Hull Street the evening of January 18, 2015 and has not returned.
  • Crime Stoppers Bulletin - Grand Theft Ulta Beauty Posted 2 weeks ago
    On Sunday, December 7, 2014, three suspects concealed several hundred dollars of merchandise from the Ulta Beauty store, 919 Lakeland Park Center Drive #344 in Lakeland.

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