Lynn Haven, FL Police

Lynn Haven, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information

Lynn Haven is a city located in Bay County, Florida. As of 2016, there are approximately 20,850 people living in this area. Lynn Haven operates under a Commission–manager form of government. The current mayor is Margo Anderson. The City Manager is Michael White.

City Hall
825 Ohio Avenue
Lynn Haven, FL 32444
850-265-2121
cityhall@cityoflynnhaven.com

Lynn Haven City Hall

Margo Anderson, Mayor
mayor@cityoflynnhaven.com

Michael White, City Manager
850-265-2121
citymanager@cityoflynnhaven.com

In 2016, the crime index for Lynn Haven was 165.5 which is much lower than the US average (280.5). While there were no reported murders that year, there were 4 reported rapes, 8 reported robberies, and 41 reported assaults. In addition, there were 55 reported burglaries, 361 thefts, and 23 auto thefts. As of September 2018, 15 registered sex offenders have listed Lynn Haven as their place of residence. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 1,365 to 1 which is smaller than the state average.

Lynn Haven, Florida – Police Station Information

There were only 492 reported incidents for the year 2016 in Lynn Haven. This gave it an overall crime rate of 2,400 crimes for every 100,000 individuals which was 23% lower than the Florida average (3,117 crimes per 100k people). It was also lower than the national average (2,837 crimes per 100k people) by 15%. The most common crime reported that year was theft.

The Lynn Police Department is headed by Chief of Police Matthew Riemer. It is comprised of several departments such as Administration, Records, Patrol, Criminal Investigative Division, Community and Neighborhood Services Section.

Lynn Haven Police Department
108 East 9th Street
Lynn Haven, FL 32444
850-265-4111

Lynn Haven Police Dept

Matthew Riemer, Chief of Police
policedept@cityoflynnhaven.com

The Bay County Jail is the facility used by the Lynn Haven Police Department. This facility is operated by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office Jail Division under the leadership of Major Rick Anglin. The average daily population in this facility is approximately 900 inmates. Each inmate is allowed 4 30-minute visits each week.

The Bay County Jail
5700 Star Lane,
Panama City, Florida 32404.
(850) 785-5245

Open Records Requests in Lynn Haven, Florida

The Records Section of the Lynn Haven Police Department is responsible for maintaining, updating, and validating all police-related records. Any requests for copies of police reports can be made through this office during regular business hours.

Police Logs in Lynn Haven, Florida

Crime reports from the Bay County Sheriff’s Office is available for viewing online. The most common call answered by the the department is for disturbance.

Bay County Sheriff Crime Reports

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