Chipley, Florida Jail and Mugshot Information

Chipley is a city in Washington County, Florida. The city is located northwest of Tampa and St. Petersburg. To the west of Chipley lies the Gulf of Mexico and to the southeast lies Tampa Bay. The City of Chipley had a population of approximately 3,574 in the year 2016. Chipley was established in 1901. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.1 square miles.

The City of Chipley uses a mayor-council form of government. The City Council is composed of five members. There shall be one elected from each of the four wards and one member elected at large. The members of the Council are elected by citizens of the City and shall serve for terms of two years.

John “Tommy” Sasser is the mayor of Chipley. Mayor Sasser can be contacted at 850-260-2721 and by email at tsasser@cityofchipley.com.

John “Tommy” Sasser, Mayor
Mayor’s Office
City of Chipley
732 Glenwood Avenue
Chipley, Florida 32428
Phone: 850-260-2721
Email: tsasser@cityofchipley.com

Chipley City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Chipley, Florida was 310.9, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 280.5. According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Chipley, Florida as of October 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Chipley to the number of sex offenders is 99 to 1.

Chipley, Florida Police Station Information

There were an estimated 184 total crimes per 100,000 people in Chipley, Florida. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Florida which has 1,922 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Chipley is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Chipley, there were an estimated 14 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Florida is 376 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 386 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 170 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Florida average of 1,546 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 974 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Chipley, Florida:

  • The overall crime rate in Chipley is 82% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.17 daily crimes that occur in Chipley.
  • Chipley is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chipley you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chipley has increased by 10%.

Chipley Police Department

Scott Thompson is the Police Chief of Chipley Police Department. Chief Thompson can be contacted at 850-638-6310 and by email at sthompson@cityofchipley.com.

Daniel W. Slaughter, Police Chief
Chipley Police Department
P.O. Box 1007
1430 Jackson Avenue
Chipley, FL 32428
Phone: 850-638-6310
Fax: 850-638-6327
Emergencies: 911
Email: sthompson@cityofchipley.com
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Chipley Police Dept

Washington County Sheriff’s Office Information

Kevin Crews, Sheriff
Washington County Sheriff’s Office
1293 Jackson Ave. Bldg 400,
Chipley, FL 32428
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Washington County Sheriff

Washington County Jail Information

The physical location of Washington County Jail is:

1100 Brickyard Road,
Chipley, FL
Phone: 850.638.6110

Open Records Request in Chipley, Washington County, Florida

You need to contact the City Clerk of Chipley to access the public records. The City Clerk is the designated custodian for all records of the city and public records requests are made to this office.

There are many ways that you can make a public records request, including:

  • In person (verbally or in writing)
  • Email
  • Telephone call
  • In writing via mail service (USPS, UPS, FedEx, etc.)

The physical location and records requests contact information is given below:

Patrice Tanner, Assistant City Administrator/City Clerk
City of Chipley
P.O. Box 1007
1442 Jackson Avenue
Chipley, FL 32428
Chipley, FL 32428
Phone: 850-638-6350
Fax: 850-638-6353
Email: ptanner@cityofchipley.com
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Records can also be requested from the following departments:

Police Department:
Police Chief
Chipley Police Department
1430 Jackson Avenue
Post Office Box 1007
Chipley, Florida 32428
Phone: (850) 638-6310
Email: sthompson@cityofchipley.com

Fire Department:
Fire Chief
Chipley Fire Department
1430 Jackson Avenue
Post Office Box 1007
Chipley, Florida 32428
Phone: (850) 638-6301
Email: faycock@cityofchipley.com

Chipley Public Records
Statewide Official Records

The City of Chipley is located in Washington County. Public Records Requests can also done through the Washington County Board of County Commissioners. The physical location and records requests contact information is given below:

Jeff Massey, County Administrator
Washington County Board of County Commissioners
1331 South Blvd.
Chipley FL 32428
Phone (850) 638-6200
Fax (850) 638-6106

Public Records Request:
Phone: (850) 415-5151

Public Record Request Form

Police Logs in Chipley, Florida

For statewide criminal history information, please contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Public Records, (850) 410-8109, or visit the website.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Public Records:

Department of Law Enforcement

Sexual Offenders and Predators Search:

This database contains public record information on offenders classified as sexual predators and sexual offenders under Florida law because of a conviction for a sex-related crime.

Sexual Offenders and Predators Search

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