Melbourne Beach, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information
Melbourne Beach is a town located in Brevard County, Florida with an estimated population of 3,276 according to the 2016 census. The town has a Commission–manager style of government. The current Mayor is Jim Simmons and the Town Manager is Robert Daniels.
507 Ocean Ave.
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
Jim Simmons, Mayor
Robert Daniels, Town Manager
In 2016, the crime index of Melbourne Beach was 63.8 which was more than quadruple the national average (280.5). During that year, there were no reported murders, rapes, robberies, and arson. However, there were 2 reported assaults, 13 reported burglaries, 17 reported thefts, and 1 reported auto theft.
Melbourne Beach, Florida – Police Station Information
The town of Melbourne Beach had a very low crime rate in 2016 which was 1018 crimes for every 100,000 people. This was based on the 33 reported incidents that year. It was much lower compared to the Florida average which was 3,117 crimes per 100,000 individuals. The same for the national average which was 2,837 crimes for every 100k people. The most commonly reported incident was theft.
The Melbourne Beach Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that is headed by Chief of Police Melanie Griswold. The department currently consists of Chief Griswold, 2 Sergeants, 2 Corporal, 4 Officers, 1 Administrative Assistant, and 1 Crossing Guard.
Melbourne Beach Police Department
507 Ocean Avenue
Melbourne Beach, Florida 32951
The Brevard County Jail Complex is operated by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and under the command of Chief Michael DeMorat who oversees the Judicial Services of the BCSO. This facility holds over 1,500 inmates every day. The jail has a Booking area, Housing areas, Medical Ward, Laundry facility, Courtroom, Visiting areas, Recreation area, and office/support area. The complex also features three tents that includes a Women’s jail and a mental health/medical facility. All inmate visits are conducted through video, remotely or onsite. Visiting hours are from 8:00 AM – 7:30 PM with the exception of Saturday where visiting hours are from 8:00am – 6:45pm by appointment only.
Brevard County Jail Complex
860 Camp Road
Cocoa, Florida 32927
(321) 690-1500, (321) 690-1501
Open Records Requests in Melbourne Beach, Florida
The Town Clerk is responsible for maintaining all official records of the Town and the Town Commission. All public records requests are submitted to this office. You can download the public records request form from the City Government website.
Nancy Wilson, Town Clerk
(321) 724-5860 Ext. 202
Police Logs in Melbourne Beach, Florida
The monthly activity reports of the Melbourne Beach Police Department is available online. You can view a summary of all incidents and calls of service that the department responded to for each month. The most common calls received by the MBPD consist of consist of Injured/ILL persons.