About Us

The Lakeland Police Department is composed of the Administrative Bureau (Chief’s office), the Neighborhood Services Bureau (NSB), the Investigative Services Bureau (ISB) and the Special Services Bureau (SSB). An Assistant Chief oversees NSB, ISB and SSB.

The department has an authorized strength of 231 sworn full-time officers (1 chief, 3 assistant chiefs, 4 captains, 11 lieutenants, 35 sergeants, and 177 officers) and 119 civilian employees.

Department workload for 2016 included:

•  108,837 Total Calls for Service
•  25,229 reports
•  10,281 traffic citations
•  161 DUI arrests
•  606 Domestic violence calls
•  20,055 new pieces of evidence
•  1,472 completed crime lab cases