Winter Haven Police Department

Located in beautiful Central Florida, the City of Winter Haven is the second largest municipality in Polk County with a population of approximately 37,016. The City is 40.1 square miles with more than seven square miles being comprised of the Chain of Lakes.

The Winter Haven Police Department consists of 85 sworn officers and 28 civilians. Our Department has been state-accredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) since 2002.

The Winter Haven Police Department is dedicated to the community through programs such as D.A.R.E., Police Explorers, Neighborhood Watch and numerous Crime Prevention functions.



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Help Us Solve These Cases

        Christina Voltaire                  Torey James Smith                Cherie Theresa Kirkendall
   Missing since Jan. 2011             Gunned down Easter                 Shot inside of her apt.
                                                       Sunday 2007                   on Ave. O SW in May 2010 


 Online Services
Sexual Predators
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement opens this resource to users in order to enter any address in Florida and search the Florida Sexual Offender/Predator Registry. A map is also available. Log on HERE to start the search.
Purchase Accident Reports
If you need to obtain an accident report that occurred in the City of Winter Haven, you can obtain one from the convenience of your home. Click HERE to begin a search for the report. (Please note there may be a fee associated with this service)
Inmate Search
All arrestees in Polk County are taken to the Polk County Jail and booked into that facility. Click HERE to access the Polk County Sheriff's site for inmate information.

To locate community services, events or any other information regarding the City of Winter Haven, visit the Website




The City of Winter Haven has adopted the Polk County
ordinance involving excessive noise from motor vehicles.

Click HERE to view the ordinance in its entirety.

A snapshot of the highlights of the ordinance in a
JPG format can be obtained here.

2014 Honoring Our Heroes - Remembering the Day

A truly humbling and honorable event held in Central Park on 9-11-14.

Click HERE to enjoy photos and videos from this year's event.

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