Melbourne, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information
Melbourne is a city located in Brevard County. Based on the 2016 census, there are approximately 81,185 people living in this area. The city operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The current Mayor is Kathy Meehan and the City Manager is Mike McNees.
900 E. Strawbridge Ave.,
Melbourne, FL 32901
Kathy Meehan, Mayor
Mike McNees, City Manager
In 2016, the crime index for Melbourne was 433.4 which was almost double the national average (280.5). During that year, there were 3 reported murders, 65 reported rapes, 126 reported robberies, 473 reported assaults, 686 reported burglaries, and 2,439 thefts. There were also 183 reported auto thefts and 14 reported arson cases. As of October 2018, there are 129 registered sex offenders who have listed Melbourne as their place of residence. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 629 to 1 which is near the state average.
Melbourne, Florida – Police Station Information
The city of Melbourne had a total crime rate of 4,913 crimes for every 100,000 individuals in 2016 which was based on the number of reported incidents that year (3,975). It was greater than the total crime rate of the state (3,117 crime per 100k people) or the national average (2,837 crimes per 100k people). The most common crime that was reported that year was theft.
The Melbourne Police Department Headquarters is located on N. Apollo Boulevard. Its Communications and Criminal Investigations Divisions (CCID), on the other hand, can be found on S. Babcock Street. The entire department is headed by Chief David Gillespie. There are several divisions within the MPD including the Sex Offender Tracking Unit, Domestic Violence Unit, Property & Evidence Unit, Records Division, and the Criminal Investigations Division.
Melbourne Police Department Headquarters
650 N. Apollo Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32935-5066
Communications and Criminal Investigations Divisions (CCID)
701 S. Babcock St.
Melbourne, FL 32901-1461
Chief David Gillespie
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
Open Records Requests in Melbourne, Florida
The City Clerk is the custodian of all City records. All requests for public records in the city of Melbourne are submitted to this office.
Cathleen A. Wysor, City Clerk
The Records Division of the Melbourne Police Department is responsible for the safekeeping of all police reports. If you want to obtain copies of police reports, you can visit the department at N. Apollo Boulevard or contact the Records Division for more details.
Records Division, MPD
Phone: (321) 608-6590
Fax: (321) 242-0174
Police Logs in Melbourne, Florida
The most recent crimes reported in the city of Melbourne can be found online. The most common crime reported in the area is theft.