The purpose of the Public Information Officer (PIO) is to provide a clear, impartial and effective method of disseminating police information to the public and the news media; to ensure the accuracy and consistency of information; and to prevent disclosure of information that might adversely affect any individual or criminal or civil court proceedings.

Public Information Officer (PIO)
Deputy Chief Carin Ketcham
(863) 837-5152

1/29/2019 - Homicide Investigation

12/05/2018 - Five Suspects Arrested Following Burglary

11/16/2018 Investigating Fatal Traffic Crash

11/12/2018 Traffic Crash Involving Two Pedestrian Fatalities

10/30/2018 Accreditation Team Invites Public Comments

09/12/2018 Fatal Traffic Crash

09/01/2018 Attempted Murder on US 92

04/23/2018 Missing Elderly Alert

04/05/2018 Carjacking Investigation

03/20/2018 Road Closure Due to Traffic Crash

02/16/2018 High School Text Messaging Incidents

10/13/2017 Sex Battery of a Minor Arrest

02/23/2017 Death of Child Arrest

01/22/2017 Firearm Death Involving Four-Year Old Victim

08/22/2016 Hilarie Homicide Investigation

07/05/2016 Investigating Serious Bodily Injury Crash

07/01/2016 Fatal Vehicle Incident

04/20/2016 Bicycle Safety Grant Update

12/01/2015 Bicycle Safety Grant

08/18/2015 Fatal Vehicle/Train Crash Update

08/17/2015 Fatal Vehicle/Train Crash


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