Pedro W. Taylor2625670
Chief of Police

Message from the Chief

On behalf of the men and women of the Florida City Police Department, I want to welcome you to our webpage.  The City of Florida City, the Gateway to the Florida Keys, is a multi-cultural community.  We hope your time in our great city, whether just passing through or visiting, is safe and enjoyable. 

We are proud of our organization and dedicated to providing exceptional public service to all.  We are committed to ensure a safe, drug and crime free community.  We value individual and team effectiveness in solving crime.   Our mission statement calls for our department’s aim to commit its resources in partnership with the community to maintain order and to promote safe and secure environment while fostering positive community relations.  We foster Respect, Integrity and Fairness to all.

I hope you find our website informational and user-friendly.  Feel free to contact me with your comments or questions via email at ptaylor@floridacityfl.gov.

In closing, rest assure we understand the value of providing exceptional level of service to those who live, visit and work in our great city.

Chief of Police
Pedro W. Taylor 

In collaboration with the FCPD, The City of Florida City, and the State of Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. Law enforcement personnel serve as mentors as well as perform curfew checks on these youngsters who are participants in an intensive aftercare program funded by DJJ. While in the academy, participants are required to attend school, vocational training, or be gainfully employed. Their habitation and gradual reintegration into the community is based on the Department of Juvenile Justice's "Balanced Approach" focusing first on public safety, juvenile accountability, and departmental accountability.

Field Operations Divisions is essentially the most important division in the department  by virtue of the one-on-one services 
it provides to our citizens. When citizens call our department, they expect patrol officers to respond immediately. 
This is not always possible, however the effective deployment of patrol officers falls under the purview of the field operations division. This vital Division is commanded by the Commander of Police who is in charge of commanding the following 
sections. Patrol Motorcycle, Bicycle Patrol, Special Events, PSA, K-9 and School Crossing Guards.

Police Headquarters1561915

Field Support Operations:  provides a vital support system for patrol operation. The Commander of Field Support is responsible for the records, Property, Communications Bureaus, and the Police Athletic League. 

Property Section: primary responsibilities are to process and warehouse all evidence received by the department members.

Property Section: primary responsibilities are to process and warehouse all evidence received by the department members.

Investigations Section:
is commanded by one supervisor and manned by four detectives. The supervisor directs the following units; Child Abuse, Robbery, and General Investigations. Their responsibilities include investigating crimes, providing technical and operational support and coordinating the involvement of other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

Chief's Administrative Assistant:
responsibility to work closely with the Chief of Police to ensure Florida city Motor unit Communications Section: 
is staffed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and has been automated to handle calls more  rapidly and efficiently.  The dispatchers are responsible for dispatching police units to citizens calls for service. 
The communications personnel handled a total of 12,270 emergency and  non- emergency calls last year. 

Crime Analyst Section:
supports the daily operational activities, computer laptop training and the preparation of "accuracy" information for UCR reporting data for FDLE, crime statistics, and computer technical support for Police Officers. 

Records Section:   
provides continuous service to the public and department personnel. The department is the repository for all records generated by the Department  and is responsible for the efficient management of these records and the distribution of departmental subpoenas.

Internal Affairs:
This section is responsible for safeguarding the integrity of the FCPD. Thoroughly investigating citizens' complaints in an efficient, fair, and impartial manner to the community for which it serves. An Internal Affairs investigation is conducted when the allegation against an employee is criminal misconduct, corruption, brutality, or breach of civil rights.  The Internal Affairs unit will also investigate other complaints as directed by the Chief of Police.  All other complaints are violations of departmental rules and regulations and are conducted by the member's immediate supervisor or other supervisor as designated by each division's Commander.  

Complaint Form

Chief's Secretary:  to assist the Chief with outgoing & incoming correspondence, maintenance of personnel files, and general office duties.

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Florida City Police Department  
Main Phone Number: 305-247-8223
Investigation Hotline:305-247-8220
Fax Number305-245-5001