Protecting Your Community
The Haines City Police Department is responsible for enforcing the laws of the State of Florida and the Code of Ordinances of Haines City. The Department is a recognized leader on the state and national level, and serves a diverse population of approximately 25,000 people. Our agency is comprised of 53 sworn personnel who patrol approximately 19.8 square miles of total land area.
It is the mission of the Haines City Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety while working with our diverse communities to improve their quality of life. Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.
Honor, Courage, Compassion, Common Sense, Dignity, Loyalty, Respect and Fairness
These are not just words for us. They represent the values we believe in. They are the core of our entire operation. As leaders of the community, we will perform our duties with the utmost fairness and respect for all citizens. We will be loyal to our mission and to the community we serve. We will protect and defend the rights of all citizens with dignity, honor, and compassion. We will have the courage to do what is right and to stand against what is wrong, while always applying common sense to the difficult decisions we must make.
Community First, Every Time….
The Haines City Police Department envisions a safer community where people experience a greater quality of life and a true sense of community resulting from reduced criminal activity due to enhanced police community partnerships