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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. 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

  • Burlgary Arrest Posted 20 hours ago
    Lakeland Police Department responded to the area of Palmetto Street and Clayton Avenue in reference to a group of suspicious juveniles with back packs
  • Pedestrain Killed Posted 1 days ago
    Pedestrain Killed Crossing N. Florida Avenue
  • LPD 2014 SWAT Round-Up International Champions Posted 3 days ago
    The Lakeland Police Department SWAT Team participated in the 32nd annual International SWAT Roundup at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office training facility from November 9-14, 2014.
  • Click It or Ticket Safety Belt Enforcement Wave - Thanksgiving Posted last week
    The Lakeland Police Department wants to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket this holiday season. Each year, the Thanksgiving holiday is one of the busiest travel times, millions of people will be travelling to visit with family and friends.
  • LPD Responds to Fatal Traffic Crash Posted last week
    On Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 8:03 p.m., Lakeland Police responded to a traffic crash with a fatality on State Road 33.

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