Mexico Beach, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information
Mexico Beach is a city located in Bay County. According to the 2016 census, there are approximately 1,190 people living in this area. The city has a Council–manager form of government. Its current mayor is Al Cathey. The City Administrator is Tanya Castro.
201 Paradise Path
P.O. Box 13425
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Al Cathey, Mayor
Tanya Castro – Interim Administrator
850-648-5700 ext 203
Mexico Beach had a crime index of 271.3 in 2016 which was just a little bit lower than the US average (280.5). While there were no reported rapes or murders that year, there was 1 reported robbery as well as 4 reported assaults, 8 reported burglaries, 37 reported thefts, and 1 reported auto theft. There is only 1 registered sex offender residing in Mexico Beach as of October 2018. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 1,386 to 1 which is smaller than the Florida average.
Mexico Beach, Florida – Police Station Information
In 2016, there were 51 reported incidents in Mexico Beach which gave it a total crime rate of 4,297 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. This is much higher than the state average which was 3,117 crimes per 100k people. It was also higher than the national average (2,837 crimes per 100k people). The most commonly reported incident was theft.
The Mexico Beach Police Department can be found on North 14th Street. It is headed by Chief Anthony Kelly. The Patrol Division of the department is under the command of Assistant Chief Captain Steve Willis. It performs several functions for the community including patrol operations, community policing, beach patrol, drug interdiction and investigations, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, and internal affairs.
Mexico Beach Police Department
118-1 North 14th Street,
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Anthony Kelly, Chief of Police
The Bay County Jail is the facility used by the Mexico Beach Police Department. This jail is operated by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office Jail Division which is headed by Major Rick Anglin. The average daily population in this jail is approximately 900 inmates. Each inmate is allowed four 30-minute visits each week.
The Bay County Jail
5700 Star Lane,
Panama City, Florida 32404.
Open Records Requests in Mexico Beach, Florida
The City Clerk serves as the official custodian of public records. All requests for public records must be submitted to this office. You can obtain a copy of the public records request form online.
Adrian Welle, City Clerk
850-648-5700 ext 205
Police Logs in Mexico Beach, Florida
Crime reports from the Bay County Sheriff’s Office can be viewed online. The most common calls answered by the the department are for disturbance.