The Support Services Bureau is commanded by Deputy Chief David Brannan. The bureau is composed of Training, Internal Affairs, Personnel Recruitment, Accreditation, Records, Quartermaster Services, Building Maintenance, Payroll, Crime Prevention, Code Compliance and Accounts Payable.
Education does not stop with the completion of the basic law enforcement academy. Click HERE to find out about the ongoing training Winter Haven Police Officers take part in.
The City’s Code Compliance Division enforces the codes and ordinances that cover signage, overgrowth, junk, inoperable vehicles, improperly parked vehicles and substandard housing. The Division processes approximately 3,200 cases per year. Visit the City’s Code Compliance link HERE
It is the policy of the Winter Haven Police Department to accept and investigate all complaints against its members of alleged misconduct. These inquiries will be performed in order to provide the citizens of the community a fair and effective avenue for redress of their legitimate grievances against a member and by the same token, protect members from false charges of misconduct or wrongdoing and provide for due process safeguards. Upon achieving such goals, this process will instill in the citizens confidence and support in the integrity of the agency and its members.
Click HERE for the Winter Haven Police Department Internal Affairs process
The Winter Haven Police Department utilizes a centralized records management section whose responsibilities are to maintain hard copies of all reports and to enter computer data into the Police Department’s records management computer system.
Click HERE for the Records Division and information on how to obtain a written report.