Protecting Your Community

Elensky, James
James Elensky
Chief of Police

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.


Mission Statement

Working in Partnership with our community to prevent crime and provide the highest level of service.

Core Values

Integrity, Commitment, Accountability and Professionalism

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 by doing the right thing consistently with the utmost fairness and respect for all citizens. We will be loyal to our mission in serving and protecting our community with dignity and respect. We will hold our members accountable to the highest standard of professionalism in everything we do.

Our Vision

Integrity in Service

A safe city where residents and visitors experience an enhanced quality of life.

Terrorism Tip Information

Federal Branch – Federal terrorism information page
Local Tampa Branch – Local FBI branch covering Brevard, Ft Mayers, Lakeland, Orlando, Pinellas, and Sarasota
HCPD Terrorism Tip Brochure

 Public Records Custodian – Police Department

The Custodian of Public Records for the City of Haines City Police Department is the Records Supervisor. The Records Supervisor’s office is the location where the Police Department’s public records are routinely created, sent, received, maintained and requested.

El Custodio de los Registros Públicos para el Departamento de Policía de la ciudad de Haines City es el Supervisor de Registros. La oficina del Supervisor de Registros es el lugar donde los Registros Públicos del Departamento de Policía habitualmente se crean, envían, reciben, preservan y se solicitan.

La dirección e información de contacto es la siguiente:

Haines City Police Department

(“Departamento de Policía de Haines City”)

35400 Highway 27
Haines City, FL 33844
(863) 421-3636 ext. 2253

Driver Resources

Teen Driving Brochure – Beginning Teen Drivers
Teenage Drunk Driving -DUI and Teens
Distracted Driving Brochure – Driver Safety Brochure

Additional Information

Citizen Input
Sexual Predator Search


Police Department
35400 Highway 27
Haines City, FL 33844

Phone: 863-421-3636
Emergency Dial 9-1-1


Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm