Pahokee, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information
Pahokee is a city located in Palm Beach County, right along the shore of Lake Okeechobee. According to the 2016 census, an estimated 6,094 people live here. The city has a Commission–manager style of government. The current mayor is Keith W. Babb. The City Manager is Chandler F. Williamson.
207 Begonia Drive,
Pahokee, FL 33476
(561) 924 – 5534
Keith W. Babb, Mayor
Chandler F. Williamson, City Manager
(561) 924 – 5534 ext.2000
In 2016, the crime index for Pahokee was 525.3 which was much higher than the state average at the time (280.5). During that year, there were 3 reported rapes, 1 reported murder, 8 reported robberies, and 73 reported assaults. In addition, there were also 51 reported burglaries, 155 reported thefts, 13 reported auto thefts, and 7 reported arson cases. As of October 2018, 156 registered sex offenders have listed Pahokee as their place of residence. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 40 to 1.
Pahokee, Florida – Police Station Information
Pahokee had 304 reported incidents in 2016 which gave it a total crime rate of 4,958 crimes for every 100,000 people. This was much higher than the Florida average which was 3,117 crimes per 100,000 persons. It was almost double the US average at the time (2,837 crimes per 100k people). The type of crime reported most often during that year was theft.
The City of Pahokee contracts with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for police services. District 12 which is responsible for providing law enforcement services to this community is headed by Lt. Dan Picciolo. The administrative office for District 12 can be found at 38840 SR 80, Belle Glade.
District 12, PBCSO
38840 SR 80,
Belle Glade, Fl. 33430
Lt. Dan Picciolo, District 12 Commander
The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Department of Corrections has three detention centers, all of which are under the supervision of Major Frank Milo. The Main Detention Center on Gun Club Road is a jail that can hold 2166 maximum medium, and minimum custody adult males as well as juveniles and special population inmates (female and male). The West Detention Center in Belle Glade can hold 998 inmates of all custody levels. Visitations are conducted only through video in both facilities. Registration is required if you wish to schedule a visit with an inmate.
West Detention Center
38811 James Wheeler Way,
Belle Glade, FL., 33430
Main Detention Center
3228 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406-3001
Open Records Requests in Pahokee, Florida
One of the primary functions of the City Clerk in Pahokee is to serve as official record keeper. Aside from overseeing the maintenance of official city records, this office is responsible for fulfilling all public records requests.
Nylene Clarke, Interim City Clerk
(561) 924 – 5534 ext. 2006
The Central Records Division of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is where all records for the department are maintained. Any requests for public records from the PBSO must be made to this office.
Christine Cunningham, Division Manager
3228 Gun Club Rd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Police Logs in Pahokee, Florida
Crime reports for District 12 of the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office can be viewed online. The type of calls received by the District 12 office differ from day to day. These calls include trespassing, verbal threats, and even murder.