is an incorporated city located in Polk County, Florida, at
latitude 28.065 and longitude -81.789. The elevation is 164
feet. Auburndale is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5) and
observes Daylight Savings Time. Auburndale had an estimated
population of 14,009. The city
is approximately 13.49 square miles in size and, as of 2011,
there were 1,628 businesses located within the city. Auburndale
is strategically located between Tampa and Orlando along
Interstate 4, at exit # 44. The downtown area is located eight
miles south of I-4, on State Road 559.
The Auburndale Police
Department consists of 35 sworn officers and 8 civilians. Our
Department has been state-accredited by the Commission for
Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) since 2010.
We are dedicated to the
community by providing Substance Abuse and Violence Education (S.A.V.E.)
in our schools, Neighborhood Watch, and Crime Prevention. We
also provide a safe in our lobby for unwanted prescription
medications for proper disposal.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement opens this
resource to users in order to enter any address in
Florida and search the Florida Sexual Offender/Predator
Registry. A map is also available. To start the search
All arrestees in Polk County are taken to the Polk
County Jail and booked into that facility.
Click Here to access the Polk County Sheriff's site
for inmate information.
Our Mission: Working together to
ensure that Florida is prepared to respond to
emergencies, recover from them, and mitigate against
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FEMA’s mission is to support our
citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation
we work together to build, sustain, and improve our
capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to,
recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
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Accreditation increases the law enforcement agency’s
ability to prevent and control crime through more
effective and efficient delivery of law enforcement
services to the community it serves.
Accreditation enhances community understanding of the
law enforcement agency and its role in the community as
well as its goals and objectives. Citizen confidence in
the policies and practices of the agency is increased.
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Help Us Solve
You can receive up to
$3000 CA$H for your information
This Crime Stoppers Program began in
1982 from the efforts of our City
Commission and our Police
Department. Our Program now operates
as an independant organization. The
concept has developed into a
combination of efforts by local
media, businesses, civic and social
clubs, law enforcement agencies, and
the public. Donations of airtime,
newspaper space, and reward monies
have established Crime Stoppers as
an effective tool to fight crime in
Crime Stoppers is comprised of
diverse, active and dedicated
community representatives. Crime
Stoppers provides a method for local
law enforcement to receive
information on crimes. These efforts
increase tips, which in turn
increase arrests in our community.
W. Nolan McLeod
1954 - 2012
2007 - 2012