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  • Can I make a police report over the phone?
  • We are going on vacation, who should we notify?
  • When should I call 911?
  • Where can I have my fingerprints taken?
  • Where can I obtain a copy of a police report?
  • Where can I pay a traffic citation?
  • Where can I pay for a parking ticket?
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police patchWelcome to the Town of Longboat Key Police Department website. This website is updated regularly with new information about ways the community and the Longboat Key Police Department are working together to make life better for our residents and visitors. We are proud of the excellent standing we hold in our community, providing the highest level of service with a valued reputation of being one of the safest towns in Florida. The Longboat Key Police Department is comprised of 20 sworn officers, 2 reserve officers, 5 civilian personnel and 1 part-time beach patrol EMT/Officer for a total of 25 employees. Many of our officers are also Emergency Medical Technicians. The waters surrounding Longboat Key are protected by the police department’s marine unit, responsible for enforcement and boater safety along the gulf coast, inter-coastal and bay waters. The members of the police department are committed to protecting the community’s unique quality of life for its citizens, visitors and future residents by providing high quality, professional police service.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Longboat Key Police Department is to safeguard life and property, preserve the peace, prevent and detect crime and enforce the law while protecting the rights of all citizens.

Town of Longboat Key Mission Statement