The Police Chief, Deputy Chief and an Executive Assistant are responsible for the overall administration of the department. The Office of the Chief is responsible for budget formulation and management, public information, crime prevention programs, career development, community partnerships, emergency management, purchasing, internal auditing, grant development and administration, policy formulation, purchasing, and strategic planning.
Chief Chris Velasquez 863-678-4223 X 260 email@example.com
Deputy Chief Troy Schulze 863-678-4223 X 259 firstname.lastname@example.org
Judi Gladue, Executive Assistant 863-678-4223 X 260 email@example.com
Under the direction of the Chief of Police, the Lake Wales Police Department is divided into three main Divisions: Operations, Investigations, and Support Services. These Divisions are administered by the Deputy Chief of Police with the assistance of three Lieutenants.