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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

  • Homicide Suspect Still at Large - Reward Increased to $3,500.00 Posted 1 days ago
    Marquell Rashad “Shad/Shard” Howard (B/M, DOB/11.28.1984, 5’10”, 160#, long dreads) is being sought by the Lakeland Police Department and U.S. Marshals for the murder of Demetrice Stacy on March 29, 2014.
  • 2014 Holiday DUI Enforcement Campaign Posted 6 days ago
    As you celebrate the holiday season enjoying traditions, food, family and fun, be reminded that Lakeland Police will be out this holiday season from December 10, 2014, to January 1, 2015, to arrest anyone caught driving drunk.
  • Need to ID Suspects in Eye Clinic Burglaries Posted 6 days ago
    The suspects target high end glasses at eye care clinics. The time of the incidents have been between 0400-0600 hours.
  • Three Arrested in Residential Burglary Posted last week
    On Monday, December 8, 2014 at 12:54 p.m., officers responded to a 9-1-1 call on W Parker Street in reference to a residential burglary which had just occurred.
  • LPD Searching for Missing/Endangered Adult Posted last week
    On December 5, 2014 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Leonard Brumit was dropped off at Lakeland Regional Medical Center via a taxi.

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