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Support Services

The Support Services Bureau is under the direction of Captain Jose Sanchez. The bureau is composed of Training, Personnel Recruitment, Records, Quartermaster Services, Building Maintenance, Payroll, Crime Prevention, Code Compliance and Accounts Payable.

Support Services Units


Training ensures that education does not stop with the completion of the basic law enforcement academy.

Code Compliance

The City’s Code Compliance Division enforces the codes and ordinances that cover signage, overgrowth, junk, inoperable vehicles, improperly parked vehicles and substandard housing. The Division processes approximately 3,200 cases per year.  Visit the City’s Code Compliance link HERE

Records Division

The Winter Haven Police Department utilizes a centralized records management section whose responsibilities are to maintain hard copies of all reports and to enter computer data into the Police Department’s records management computer system.

Other Bureaus

Uniform Services

The Uniform Services Division is the largest single division within the Uniform Services Bureau.

Investigative Services

The Investigative Services Bureau provides the City of Winter Haven with professional and skilled investigators who are available 24 hours a day