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Law Enforcement Agencies in Pinellas County, FL

Visit the links below to learn more about law enforcement agencies in Pinellas County, Florida. The attorneys at Morris Law Firm, P.A. are focused on criminal defense in Pinellas County, FL. Our attorneys have represented clients who were arrested by the various law enforcement agencies throughout the county.

The thirteen law enforcement agencies in Pinellas County collectively employ more than 1,700 law enforcement officers. Each agency has different standard operating procedures and policies. Understanding these differences is an important part of your strategy when fighting the case.

Call us to find out more about possible defenses for your case. Call (727) 388-4736 today.

Cooperation between Pinellas Law Enforcement Agencies

Many of the law enforcement agencies serving Pinellas County cooperate with each other by sharing a common report writing system, communications system and dispatching system. A mutual aid agreement exists between the leaders in these agencies and their respected government leaders.

The mutual aid agreement extends some types of law enforcement authority to officers acting outside of his or her territorial jurisdiction.

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) serves the unincorporated areas in the county. PCSO also has contracts with the following cities to provide services to individuals and businesses within their city limits:

  • Belleair Beach
  • Belleair Bluffs
  • Belleair Shore
  • Dunedin
  • Indian Rocks Beach
  • Madeira Beach
  • North Redington Beach
  • Oldsmar
  • Redington Beach
  • Safety Harbor
  • St. Pete Beach
  • Seminole
  • South Pasadena

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo, Florida 33778
(727) 582-6200

Local Police Departments in Pinellas County, FL

In addition to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, many cities and towns in Pinellas County have their own police department. These police departments often work with adjoining police departments, the sheriff’s office and the Florida Highway Patrol.

Belleair Police Department

Belleair Police Department
901 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Belleair, Florida 34616
(727) 588-3769 Ext 201

Pinellas County School District Police

Pinellas County School District Police
11111 Belcher Road South   
Largo, FL 33773   
Phone: (727) 547-7221

Clearwater Police Department

Clearwater Police Department
645 Pierce St.
Clearwater, Florida 33756
(727) 562-4242

Gulfport Police Department

Gulfport Police Department
2401 53rd Street South
Gulfport, Florida  33707
Non-emergency Phone Number: 727-582-6177 

Indian Shores Police Department

Indian Shores Police Department(includes Redington Shores)
19305 Gulf Blvd
Indian Shores, FL 33785
Phone: (727) 595-5414

Kenneth City Police Department

Kenneth City Police Department
4600-58th Street
North Kenneth City, FL 33709
Phone: (727) 544-2564

Largo Police Department

Largo Police Department
201 Highland Ave
Largo, FL 33770
Phone: (727) 587-6730
Fax: (727) 586-7497

Pinellas Park Police Department

Pinellas Park Police Department
7700-59th Street North
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
Phone: (727) 541-0700

St. Petersburg Police Department

St. Petersburg Police Department
1300 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Phone: (727) 893-7588

Tarpon Springs Police Department

City of Tarpon Springs Police Department
444 S. Huey Ave.
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Phone: (727) 938-2840 

State-Level Law Enforcement Agencies in Pinellas County

In addition to the sheriff’ss office and the local police departments, other state-level law enforcement agencies operating in Pinellas County include:

  • the Florida Department of Law Enforcement;
  • the Florida Highway Patrol;
  • the FDOT Office of Motor Carrier Compliance;
  • the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission;
  • the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation;
  • the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco;
  • the Florida Division of State Fire Marshal Fire Investigation;
  • the Florida Department of Financial Services;
  • the Division of Insurance Fraud, and
  • the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

After an investigation begins involving any of these law enforcement agencies in Pinellas County, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney.

The attorneys at Morris Law Firm, P.A. can represent you at every stage of the case. Call us to find out what we can do to present your side of the case to the investigating officer or detective.

Additional Resources

Pinellas Police Standards Council Members – Find the members of the Pinellas Police Standards Council for the thirteen (13) law enforcement agencies of Pinellas County. The Police Applicant Screening Service is located at the SPC Allstate Center at 3200 34th Street South, Suite 135 in St. Petersburg FL. Find information on the salary range. PASS provides background investigations of public safety applicants for employment consideration within the Pinellas County law enforcement community.

Criminal Defense Attorneys in Pinellas County, FL

Our attorneys represent clients being investigated by officers with following agencies:

We also represent clients investigated for traffic offenses and driver license related crimes by the Florida Highway Patrol.

Our lawyers also represent clients under investigation by a state level law enforcement agency for any felony or misdemeanor case in the Tampa Bay area. Call (727) 388-4736 today to discuss your case with an experienced criminal defense attorney at Morris Law Firm, P.A..

This article was last updated on Thursday, August 3, 2017.