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The Gulfport Police Department

According to its website, the mission of the Gulfport Police Department is “to professionally prevent or resolve safety, crime, and quality of life issues in cooperation with the residents, visitors, and businesses of Gulfport.

The Gulfport Police Department is a full-service, professional law enforcement agency for a city with a population of approximately 13,000. The police department was originally accredited in 2000. It has earned the “Excelsior” designation by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation. In 2010, Robert Vincent was appointed to the Chief of Police.

According to the Police Applicant Screening Service (PASS) Salary Survey, the 2017 salary ranges for the Gulfport Police Department is a minimum of $46,777 and a maximum of $68,759 for an officer or a detective.

Attorneys for Investigations by the Gulfport Police Department

The attorneys at Morris Law Firm, P.A. are familiar with the tactics used by the Gulfport Police Department. If you were arrested or are under investigation for any felony or misdemeanor offense, then call us to discuss your case.

We can help you understand the charges, the typical penalties for that offense, and the best ways to fight the criminal accusation.

Call Morris Law Firm, P.A. today.


Contact Information

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


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Why Choose Our Law Firm?

See the Difference Our Service Provides
  • FORMER STATE PROSECUTOR

    Melinda Morris is a former prosecutor and has handled thousands of criminal cases from investigation through sentencing enabling us to identify weaknesses in the State’s case against you.

  • STRATEGICALLY AGGRESSIVE

    We never settle for the easiest outcome or the typical result. We know how to negotiate with the State Attorney and we will work to get you the best possible outcome.

  • TRUSTED & EXPERIENCED

    Melinda Morris has practiced criminal law for over 20 years. Our clients trust advice that comes from experience in nearly every type of criminal case.

  • PERSONAL ATTENTION

    We will know every client’s story because we will take the time to listen and understand. You will work with your attorney one-on-one at every stage of the process.

  • PROMPT COMMUNICATION

    You will have the cell phone number of your attorney. Your attorney will directly return your call, email, or text to answer your pressing questions.

  • SAME DAY REPRESENTATION

    The government is wasting no time in trying to prove your guilt, a proactive defense is imperative. Prompt and decisive action from your defense attorney is of critical importance.

Meet the Attorneys

Melinda Morris & Seth Shapiro

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