Longwood, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information
Longwood is a city located in Seminole County. As of 2016, there were approximately 15,011 people living in this city. Longwood has a Commission-Manager form of government. Its current mayor is Ben Paris. The City Manager is J.D. Cox.
Longwood City Hall
175 West Warren Avenue
Longwood, FL 32750
Ben Paris, Mayor
J.D. Cox, City Manager
In 2016, the crime index of Longwood was 268.9 which was slightly lower than the national average (280.5). While there were no reported murders during that year, there were 7 reported rapes, 10 reported robberies, 33 reported assaults, and 337 reported thefts. As of September 2018, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Longwood. The ratio of sex offenders to residents is 1 to 415.
Longwood, Florida – Police Station Information
There were 516 reported incidents in Longwood in the year 2016 which gave it an overall crime rate of 3,641 crimes for every 100,000 people. This was just 17% higher than the Florida average which was 3,117 crimes per 100,000 people. It was also higher than the US average at 2,837 crimes per 100,000 people (28%). The most reported crime in Longwood at that time was theft.
The Longwood Police Department is located on W Church Avenue. It is under the leadership of Police Chief David Dowda and comprised of 48 law enforcement officers and support staff. There are several divisions within the department including Patrol, Criminal Investigations, and Records.
Longwood Police Department
235 W Church Avenue
Longwood, FL 32750
David Dowda, Police Chief
The John E. Polk Correctional Facility operated by the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office is the jail used by the Longwood Police Department. This adult detention facility can house 1396 inmates. Visitation is only allowed if a civilian is listed on the inmate’s Visitation Card.
John E. Polk Correctional Facility
211 Bush Blvd,
Sanford, FL 32773
Open Records Requests in Longwood, Florida
In Longwood, the custodian of all public records is the City Clerk with the exception of police department related public records. All public records requests must be directed to this office.
Michelle Longo, City Clerk
The Records Clerk in the Police Department is the one responsible for all police related public records. All requests for this type of record must be submitted to the Records Department.
Police Logs in Longwood, Florida
You can view recent crime reports submitted by the Longwood Police Department online. The most common crime committed in the area is a drug offense.