Fort Lauderdale Police Department in Fort Lauderdale Florida

Address and phone number for Fort Lauderdale Police Department, a Police Department, at West Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale FL.

Fort Lauderdale Police Department
1300 West Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33312

About the Fort Lauderdale Police Department

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a law enforcement agency that has been granted specific police powers in Broward County. The primary function of the Police Department is deterring crime, stopping crimes in progress, investigating crimes, and serving as first responders for emergencies and situations that threaten public safety.

You may contact the Police Department for questions about:
  • Fort Lauderdale criminal records
  • Accident reports
  • Emergencies - call 9-1-1
  • Fort Lauderdale public safety & filing complaints
  • Fingerprinting
  • Fort Lauderdale Police Department jobs and employment
Fort Lauderdale Criminal Records

The Police Department maintains a variety of Fort Lauderdale public records that are available upon request. These records include criminal records, arrest records and logs, police blotters and logs, accident reports and filings, traffic and parking tickets history, and crime maps.

Crime Prevention

Florida state law defines the powers granted to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, which includes the ability for police officers to prevent crime through stopping and searching individuals, arresting and detaining individuals, issuing penalties and fines, and conducting criminal investigations in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Fort Lauderdale Police Department Units

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department includes various internal units, including Patrol, Investigations, and Traffic Control. The Fort Lauderdale Patrol Division typically provides for a baseline Police presence throughout the jurisdiction in Police vehicles, on foot, and on bicycles, in order to prevent crime in Broward County as well as to provide rapid responses to calls for service. Fort Lauderdale Patrol Officers are expected to respond to virtually any emergency situation and to work closely with other public safety agencies including Fire Departments and Emergency Medical units. Investigations divisions are responsible for investigating and solving crimes and gathering sufficient evidence to allow crimes to be prosecuted. Fort Lauderdale Traffic Control divisions enforce traffic safety laws.

Fort Lauderdale Police Department Specialized Units

Police Stations create specialized units organized around particular crimes or public safety issues, including domestic violence, gang activity, or narcotics trafficking. The Fort Lauderdale Police Department also establish ties throughout the community with businesses, schools, neighborhood organizations, and religious institutions.

Contact the Fort Lauderdale Police Department

You may contact the Fort Lauderdale Police Station by calling the Fort Lauderdale Police Department non-emergency number 954-828-5700, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Fort Lauderdale Police Department, 1300 West Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33312.

For emergencies - Dial 9-1-1

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