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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.

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

  • Ramada Inn Armed Robbery Posted 2 days ago
    On October 21, 2014 at approximately 1:47 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to an armed robbery at the Ramada Inn, 3260 Highway 98 North.
  • Celebrating 100 Years of PAL Posted 2 days ago
    Join Lakeland PAL in celebrating 100 years of the National PAL organization. On November 1, 2014, the PAL Celebration Dinner and Silent Auction will be held at the Apostle Henry Ross Center from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Loyal Order of Moose Disrtric 20 Dontaes Stuffed Dolls Posted last week
    The Loyal Order of Moose, District #20 is an international organization of men and women dedicate to caring for young and old.
  • Man Charged in July Fatal Hit and Run of Construction Worker Posted last week
    On Wednesday October 15, 2014 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Dustin Halstead turned himself into Traffic Homicide Investigator Michael Catalano on the charge of - Leaving the Scene of a Crash involving Death, a first degree felony.
  • Two Middle School Students Arrested in Recent Bomb Threats Posted last week
    LPD arrests two 11 year old females for their roles in recent bomb threats at Southwest Middle School.

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