Lawtey, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information

Lawtey is a city located in Bradford County. According to the 2016 census, approximately 718 people are residing in the city. The city operates under a Mayor–council form of government. Its current mayor is Jimmie Scott.

City Hall
2793 Lake Street
Lawtey, FL 32058
(904) 782-3454

Jimmie Scott, Mayor
(904) 782-3477

In 2016, the city of Lawtey had a crime index of 164.6 which was smaller than the US average (272.4). During that year, no rapes, murders, robberies, and arson reported. There were only 2 reported assaults, 10 reported burglaries, and 2 reported thefts. As of September 2018, 20 registered sex offenders are living in Lawtey. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 56 to 1.

Lawtey, Florida – Police Station Information

In 2016, there were 14 reported incidents in Lawtey which translated to an overall crime rate of 1,953 crimes per 100,000 people. This was much lower than the state average which was 3,117 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Compared to the national average (2,837 per 100,000 people), the city’s crime rate was 31% lower. The most common crime committed during that year was burglary.

The Lawtey Police Department is located on Lake Street and under the leadership of Chief of Police Shane Bennett.The officers are tasked with patrolling all residential and business areas within the city limits as well as responding to all calls for service. The department also provides backup as needed to the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office. Some of the services provided by the department include law enforcement, traffic enforcement, and community programs.

Lawtey Police Department
2793 Lake Street
Lawtey, FL 32058
(904) 782-3751

Lawtey Police Dept

Shane Bennett, Police Chief
lawteypolicepd@flcjn.net

Lawtey Police Facebook

The Lawtey Police Department uses the Bradford County Jail which houses both female and male inmates of all custody levels (maximum, medium, and minimum). The facility utilizes Securus Video Visitation. Visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

Bradford County Jail
A, 2110, 945 N Temple Ave,
Starke, FL 32091
904.966.6178

Bradford Sheriff Jail

Open Records Requests in Lawtey, Florida

The City Clerk is the official custodian of public records for the city of Lawtey. All public records requests must be made to this office.

Lisa Harley, City Clerk
PO BOX 9
Lawtey, FL 32058
(904) 782-3203

Police Logs in Lawtey, Florida

Recent crime reports from the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office are available online. The most commonly reported incidents are traffic crashes.

Bradford Sheriff Incidents

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