Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
Desk Phone: 941-954-7094
On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Officers with the Sarasota Police Department Street Crimes Unit collected 44.5 pounds of unused, expired and unwanted prescriptions drugs during the National Drug Take-Back Initiative with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
10/29/2018 11:53 AM
On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Sarasota Police Department will once again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for a National Drug Take-Back Initiative.
10/19/2018 10:29 AM
The Sarasota Police Department is informing the public that Derrick Wesley Speed, 38, has registered as a Sexual Predator living in the City of Sarasota. Speed’s address is 4703 North Tamiami Trail, Room #103, Sarasota. This is the address for the Flamingo Inn. Speed can use their address.
10/16/2018 12:11 PM
The Sarasota Police Department will take social media followers on “virtual ride-along.” Wednesday, October 17, 2018, beginning at 7:30 a.m., Twitter users can “ride along” for another ‘Tweet from the Beat’ with Traffic Unit Officers during day shift as they focus on high visibility enforcement.
10/15/2018 11:54 AM
On Friday, October 5, 2018 at 2 p.m., Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino will hold a swearing in ceremony and Law Enforcement Trust Funds (LETF) donation event. Community members and media are invited to attend.
10/02/2018 10:10 AM
Two adults have been arrested following a vehicle burglary early Monday morning. The investigation revealed both individuals were also involved in burglarizing at least 10 other vehicles during the same night.
09/28/2018 8:17 AM
On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m., the Sarasota Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop at Pastry Art, 1512 Main Street, Sarasota. Members of the public and media are invited to attend.
09/26/2018 8:10 AM
On September 13, 2018, Sarasota Police Department Captain Lori Jaress successfully graduated from the 273rd Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. She is the first female from the City of Sarasota to attend the prestigious academy.
09/24/2018 11:26 AM