The Uniform Services Division is the largest single division, led by Captain David Castle. Along with daily patrol functions, the primary functions include, but are not limited to: response to calls for service, preventative patrol, crime prevention and repression, criminal apprehension and prosecution, report writing, court testimony, traffic control, direction and enforcement, crisis intervention and the development of relationships within the community and with our citizens, businesses and visitors.
Patrol Division Officers are charged with the responsibility of providing 24-hour-a-day police service, every day of the year.
The Winter Haven Police Department utilizes four police K-9 Units to augment the services of the Uniform Patrol squads.
A Reserve Officer has received training in the same areas as a Police Office
The Traffic Division is responsible for enforcing the traffic laws of the state and investigating vehicle crashes that occur within the city limits.
Our goal is to engage our youth of all ages to keep campuses safe and to help build strong relationship with the youth and their families for now and in the future.