Community Safety

Public Safety is one of the most important responsibilities of government, and the city's public safety agencies provide the highest level of quality services possible. In addition, various county, state and federal agencies offer resources to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the Lake Wales community. 
  1. Animal Control

    The Polk County Animal Control handles animal adoption, bite cases, and more.

  2. Emergency Management

    Emergency Management is responsible for planning and coordinating actions to prepare, respond, and recover from natural or man-made disasters in Polk County.

  3. Lake Wales Fire Department

    The mission of the Lake Wales Fire Department is to protect the lives and property in our community from loss due to fire, medical emergencies, and other disasters through public education and awareness as well as fire suppression and rescue services.

  4. Florida Department of Law Enforcement

    It is our mission to promote public safety and strengthen domestic security by providing services in partnership with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies to prevent, investigate, and solve crimes while protecting Florida’s citizens and visitors.

  5. Lake Wales Medical Center

    Lake Wales Medical Center is your community healthcare provider.

  6. Lake Wales Police Department

    The mission of the Lake Wales Police Department is to prevent crime, enforce the law, and provide the highest quality service to our community.

  7. Sheriff's Office

    Meet the members of the Sheriff's Office and discover their responsibilities.