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Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
Genevieve Judge
Desk Phone: 941-954-7094
Fax: 941-954-7034

Sarasota Police Department Closes Front Desk Access – Community can call or e-mail

Post Date:03/16/2020 12:50 PM

The Sarasota Police Department is continuing to partner with the City of Sarasota staff and emergency management partners regarding COVID-19.  Chief Bernadette DiPino and the men and women of the Sarasota Police Department are monitoring information being provided from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Florida Department of Health while taking proactive measures to try and slow the transmission and prevent exposure to the Coronavirus.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Sarasota Police Department Front Desk and Records Division access was closed Monday, March 16, 2020, and will remain closed until further notice.  This closure will not affect officers responding to calls.

If you have an emergency, please call 911.  For non-emergency dispatch, you can call 941-316-1199.  If you need to speak with the Sarasota Police Department Front Desk, please call 941-263-6025.

Requests for public records requests, please call 941-263-6045 or e-mail at

“The men and women of the Sarasota Police Department will not stop serving our community during COVID-19,” said Chief DiPino.  “We’re still serving and protecting our community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week while making sure we’re taking all the necessary protocols and following the guidance of the CDC and Florida Department of Health.  The safety and health of our community and the men and women of our agency is my number one concern,” said Chief DiPino.

Residents and visitors are encouraged to follow protocols put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  They can be viewed at  The Florida Department of Health has established a COVID-19 hotline at 1-866-779-6121  Questions can be emailed to 



COVID 19 Front Desk Closure Photo

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