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Report A Crime

If you are reporting a crime that is in progress, or an incident is that involves injury and/or danger to anyone or the community, please contact the police immediately by dialing 911. You can remain anonymous. 

The Lakeland Police Department has a tips hotline that is available for our community members to report crime information/criminal activity 24-hours a day/365 days per year. To access the hotline you can contact 863.834.2549, or e-mail us at (Please be aware; these crime tip services are for non-emergency investigative information only. Please call 911 to report crimes in progress)  To report information on a cold case file, contact Lakeland Police through e-mail at 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:

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