Located in beautiful Central Florida, the City of Winter
Haven is the second largest municipality in Polk County with
a population of approximately 34,464. The City is 39.7
square miles with more than seven square miles being
comprised of the Chain of Lakes.
The Winter Haven Police Department consists of 84 sworn
officers and 25 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