Welcome to the Punta Gorda Police Department. We are a full-service police agency with 38 sworn personnel, 18 professional staff, 4 reserve officers, and over 80 volunteers. The City of Punta Gorda is the only incorporated city in Charlotte County, Florida encompassing 32 square miles including water and has a population of approximately 19,761 residents. The Punta Gorda Police Department is comprised of several units that serve our community: Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Community Services, Marine Patrol, K-9, Communications, Records, Volunteers in Policing, and others. The department has been accredited since May 27, 1998 and has received Excelsior status with the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation three times - most recently on June 26, 2019.
The City of Punta Gorda has consistently ranked in the top ten of the safest cities in Florida. The Punta Gorda Police Department partners with our community to share information, address issues, and enhance the quality of life for those who live, work, and play in our city. We are located at 1410 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950. The non-emergency number is 941-639-4111. Please search the various navigational links on the left side of the page to learn more about the Punta Gorda Police Department.