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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.

As of 2018, the department has 238 sworn full-time officers (1 chief, 3 assistant chiefs, 4 captains, 11 lieutenants, 35 sergeants, and 189 officers & detectives) and 119 civilian employees.

Our Vision

Dedicated professionals working together to provide excellent service which enhances the quality of life in Lakeland.

Our 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.

Our Values

We are committed to doing things RITE: with Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence.