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Uniform Services

K-9 Unit

The Winter Haven Police Department utilizes four police K-9 Units to augment the services of the Uniform Patrol squads. These K-9s conduct building searches, track and apprehend suspects, locate missing persons and indicate the presence of certain illegal drugs. All K-9s and their handlers successfully complete the training guidelines as established by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Other Uniform Services

Patrol Division

Patrol Division Officers are charged with the responsibility of providing 24-hour-a-day police service, every day of the year.

Reserve Officers

A Reserve Officer has received training in the same areas as a Police Officer.


The Traffic Division is responsible for enforcing the traffic laws of the state and investigating vehicle crashes that occur within the city limits.

Youth Services

Our goal is to engage our youth of all ages to keep campuses safe and to help build strong relationship with the youth and their families for now and in the future.