If you are reporting a crime, not in progress, or suspicious activity, please call our Communications Center at 863.834.6966. The Lakeland Police Department also has a tips hotline and email that is available for our community members to report crime information/criminal activity 24-hours a day/365 days per year
COLD CASE HOMICIDE TIPS
To report information on a cold case file, contact Lakeland Police through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, residents may also contact Heartland Crime Stoppers to report tips on crimes; 1.800.226.8477.
Information is accepted anonymously, or the caller may leave information to be contacted by an investigator. All information regarding reporting persons is held in strict confidence, and shall not be divulged to any party.
You can report suspicious activity several ways to the Lakeland Police Department:
Heartland Crime Stoppers provides anonymous cash rewards for information regarding crimes occurring in Polk, Highlands, and Hardee Counties. Working hand and hand with local law enforcement agencies, we strive to solve crime with your assistance.
Do you have information regarding a crime? Report a crime by calling 1-800-226 TIPS(8477) or report your information via this website by clicking on "Submit A Tip" tab. You can even leave an anonymous tip by way of your smart device by Just downloading the free "P3tips" app on your smart phone.
You will always remain anonymous no matter how you submit your tip.