The Lake Wales Police Department is committed to providing quality and professional services while striving to constantly improve accountability through positive community relationships.
Division of Law Enforcement
The division of Law Enforcement provides a capable response to calls for service, advanced and specialized investigations, and enhanced community programs.
Office of the Chief of Police
The Office of the Chief of Police provides for the coordination and management of all law enforcement functions and operations of the Lake Wales Police Department. The Office of the Chief of Police is responsible for:
Auditing and Planning
Grant Development and Management
Purchasing and Supply
Law Enforcement Commander
The Law Enforcement Commander is responsible for
Asset Seizure and Forfeiture
Special Event Coordination
Special Program Management
The Law Enforcement Commander manages the Community Resources, Investigations, Patrol, and School Resources sections.
The Administration Commander is responsible for
Applicant Review, Conduct Review
The Administration Commander manages the evidence and property, records, personnel, equipment, training, internal affairs, volunteer, and information technology sections.