Longboat Key, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information
Longboat Key is a town located in Manatee and Sarasota counties. It has an estimated population of 7,326 according to the 2016 census. The town has a Commission–manager style of government. The mayor is George Spoll. The Town Manager is Tom Harmer.
Longboat Key Town Hall
501 Bay Isles Road
Longboat Key, FL 34228
George Spoll, Mayor
Tom Harmer, Town Manager
941-316-1999 Ext 1212
The crime index of Longboat Key in 2016 was 32.1 which was almost 90% lower than the national average (280.5). During that year, the only crimes reported in the town were 8 burglaries, 43 thefts, and 1 auto theft. As of September 2018, only 2 registered sex offenders have listed Longboat Key as their place of residence. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 3,807 to 1 which is a lot smaller than the state average.
Longboat Key, Florida – Police Station Information
In 2016, only 52 crimes were reported in Longboat Key. Its total crime rate at the time was 708 crimes for every 100,000 people. This is 77% lower than the Florida average which is 3,117 crimes per 100,000 people. It was also lower compared to the national average by 75%. There were no violent crimes that year and the most common crime perpetrated was theft.
The Longboat Key Police Department is located on Gulf of Mexico Drive. It is headed by the Chief of Police, Peter A. Cumming. The department is comprised of 20 sworn officers, 1 reserve officer, 7 civilian personnel, and 1 part-time beach patrol EMT/Officer. There are several units within the LKPD such as the Marine Patrol, Beach Patrol, and Traffic Enforcement.
Longboat Key Police Department
5460 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228
The Manatee County Jail is where individuals arrested by the Longboat Key Police Department are booked. Inmates are allowed the privilege of non-contact video visitation at this facility. All visits are by appointment only and must be scheduled at least a day prior. Visits can be conducted anytime between 7:45a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Manatee County Jail
14470 Harlee Road,
Palmetto, FL 34221
Open Records Requests in Longboat Key, Florida
In Longboat Key, the Town Clerk is the Custodian of Public Records. Her office is responsible for responding to all public records requests made to the town. Requests can be made in person, by phone, or by mail.
Trish Shinkle, Custodian of Public Records
941-316-1999 Ext. 1310
Copies of police reports can be requested from the Longboat Key Police Department during regular business hours. For more information, you can get in touch with the records section at 941-316-1977.
Police Logs in Longboat Key, Florida
Dispatched calls served by the Manatee Sheriff’s Office can be viewed online. One of the most common calls made to the department was for traffic stops.