Venice Police Department in Venice Florida

Address and phone number for Venice Police Department, a Police Department, at Ridgewood Avenue, Venice FL.

Venice Police Department
1350 Ridgewood Avenue, Venice, Florida, 34285

About the Venice Police Department

The Venice Police Department, located in Venice, Florida is a law enforcement agency that has been granted specific police powers in Sarasota 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:
  • Venice criminal records
  • Accident reports
  • Emergencies - call 9-1-1
  • Venice public safety & filing complaints
  • Fingerprinting
  • Venice Police Department jobs and employment
Venice Criminal Records

The Police Department maintains a variety of Venice 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 Venice 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 Venice, FL.

Venice Police Department Units

The Venice Police Department includes various internal units, including Patrol, Investigations, and Traffic Control. The Venice 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 Sarasota County as well as to provide rapid responses to calls for service. Venice 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. Venice Traffic Control divisions enforce traffic safety laws.

Venice 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 Venice Police Department also establish ties throughout the community with businesses, schools, neighborhood organizations, and religious institutions.

Contact the Venice Police Department

You may contact the Venice Police Station by calling the Venice Police Department non-emergency number 941-486-2444, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Venice Police Department, 1350 Ridgewood Avenue, Venice, Florida, 34285.

For emergencies - Dial 9-1-1

Map of Venice Police Department in Venice Florida

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