Palm Bay, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information
Palm Bay is a city that can be found in Brevard County. According to the 2016 census, around 110,104 people live in this area. The city operates under a Council-Manager style of government. The current mayor is William Capote and the City Manager is Gregg Lynk.
120 Malabar Road
Palm Bay, FL 32907
Gregg Lynk, City Manager
The crime index for Palm Bay in 2016 was 222.3. This was quite a bit lower than the US average which was 280.5. During that year, there were 4 reported murders, 57 reported rapes, 47 reported robberies, 408 reported assaults, and 454 reported burglaries. There were also 1,252 reported thefts, 135 reported auto thefts, and 13 reported arson cases. As of October 2018, 182 registered sex offenders reside in Palm Bay. The ratio of residents to sex offenders in this area is quite near the state average at 605 to 1.
Palm Bay, Florida – Police Station Information
Palm Bay had 2,357 reported incidents in 2016 which gave it a total crime rate of 2,166 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. This was much lower than the Florida average at the time (3,117 crimes per 100k people). It was also lower than the US average which was 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 persons. Theft was the most common type of incident reported that year.
The Palm Bay Police Department can be found along Malabar Road. The current Police Chief is James Rogers. The PBPD is comprised of several divisions – Special Operations, Investigations, Uniform Services, and Community Programs. The programs offered to the community include Coffee with a Cop, National Night Out, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Project Lifesaver, and Project Child Safe.
Palm Bay Police Department
130 Malabar Rd. SE
Palm Bay, FL 32907
The Brevard County Jail Complex, operated by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, is the facility used by the Palm Bay Police Department. This jail holds more than 1,500 inmates each day. The complex is comprised of a Booking area, Housing areas, Medical Ward, Laundry facility, Courtroom, Visiting areas, Recreation area, and office/support area. The complex also has three tents that includes a Women’s jail and a mental health/medical facility. All visits are done through video only, either 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 Palm Bay, Florida
The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for the safekeeping of most of the City records. Requests to view or obtain copies of public records are usually submitted to this department. However, some public records are maintained by other departments such as the Risk Management Division, Police Department, Fire Department, and City Attorney’s Office. You may submit your request to the City Clerk’s office which will direct your request to the correct department.
Judy Denis, Records Administrator
The Police Department’s Record Division is responsible for maintaining all documents generated by the Palm Bay Police Department. Requests for copies of police reports can be submitted to this office.
Rachel Kunerth, Records PBPD
Police Logs in Palm Bay, Florida
You can view the crime statistics of Brevard County over the years online. In 2017, the type of crime that was most commonly committed in the area was larceny.