Polk City, Florida Jail and Mugshot Information

Polk City is a city in Polk County, Florida. It is part of the Lakeland–Winter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area. The City of Polk City had a population of approximately 1,562 in the year 2016. Polk City was established in 1925. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles.

The City of Polk City uses a council-manager form of government. The City Commission consists of five members: The Mayor, the Vice Mayor and three Commissioners.

The mayor of Polk City is Joe LaCascia. Mayor LaCascia can be contacted by email at joe.lacascia@mypolkcity.org.

Joe LaCascia, Mayor
Mayor’s Office
City of Polk City
123 Broadway Blvd SE
Polk City, FL 33868
Phone: (863) 984-1375
Fax: (863) 984-2334
Email: joe.lacascia@mypolkcity.org
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Polk City Mayor

According to research of Florida and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Polk City, Florida as of November 17, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Polk City to the number of sex offenders is 80 to 1.

Polk City, Florida Police Station Information

There were an estimated 1,675 total crimes per 100,000 people in Polk City, Florida. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Florida which has 3,117 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Polk City is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Polk City, there were an estimated 231 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Florida is 430 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 386 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 1,444 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Florida average of 2,687 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Polk City, Florida:

  • The overall crime rate in Polk City is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.59 daily crimes that occur in Polk City.
  • Polk City is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Polk City you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Polk City has decreased by 6%.

Polk City Police Department

The City of Polk City is served and protected by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office through a special Interlocal agreement between the City and Polk County.

Polk City Sheriff’s Station
123 Broadway Blvd.
Polk City, FL 33868
Phone: (863) 984-1375 ext. 236

Polk City Public Safety Dept

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Information

The City of Polk City is located in Polk County, Florida. The Sheriff of Polk County is Grady Judd. Sheriff Judd can be contacted at (863) 298-6200.

The physical address of Polk County Sheriff’s Office is:

1891 Jim Keene Blvd
Winter Haven, FL 33880
Phone: (863) 298-6200

Polk County Sheriff
Polk Sheriff Facebook

The PCSO Department of Detention:

Polk County Central County Jail
2390 Bob Phillips Road in
Bartow, FL

Polk County South County Jail
1103 U.S. Hwy. 98
West Haines City, FL

Polk County Detention Center

Sending Mail to Inmates at Polk County Detention Facility:

Inmate’s name and booking number
P.O. Box 1848
Pinellas Park, Florida 33780

Sending Money to Inmates at Polk County Detention Facility:

  • Family and Friends can deposit money into an inmate’s account via online at
Inmate Commissary Deposit
  • Money can be sent over the phone at 1-866-394-0490.
  • In person by visiting a PCSO Jail facility: Central County Jail, 2390 Bob Phillips Road, Bartow or, South County Jail, 1103 US Hwy 98 West, Haines City.
  • Money order can also be sent by mail.

Visitations Hours at Polk County Detention Facility:

Inmate Visitation is held at the following times Sunday through Saturday:

7:30 am to 10:30 am
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Polk Detention Visitations

Open Records Request in Polk City, Polk County, Florida

All public records requests should be directed to the City Clerk’s Office. The location and the records request contact information of the City Clerk’s Office is as follows:

Patricia Jackson, City Manager
Office of the City Clerk
123 Broadway Blvd SE
Polk City, FL 33868
Phone: 863-984-1375
Fax: 863-984-2334
Email: patricia.jackson@mypolkcity.org
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Polk City Clerk

Polk City is located in Polk County. Public records can also be requested at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office offers online report requests to individuals and companies. To initiate a Public Records Request, download and fill out the Public Records Request Form and send it to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Records Management Bureau via:

Polk Sheriff Public Records Request Form

You can send the Public Records Request Form in the following ways:

  • Email: recordsrequest@polksheriff.org
  • Phone: 863-298-6300
  • In Person: 1891 Jim Keene Blvd, Winter Haven, FL, 33880
  • Public Records Custodian: Jennifer McCain, jmccain@polksheriff.org
Polk Sheriff Public Records Requests
Statewide Official Records

Police Logs in Polk City, Polk County, Florida

This database contains possible active warrants that are held by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. You need to complete the Anonymous Wanted Person Tip Form by first submitting a search for the wanted person. You may also call the warrants unit at 863-298-6499 or email wanted@polksheriff.org during normal business hours.

Polk Sheriff Warrant Search

Warrants can be filtered by their last name, city, zip code and gender.

Polk Detention Inmates Search

Inmates can be filtered by their last name, first name, and booking date.

For statewide criminal history information, please contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Public Records, (850) 410-8109, or visit the website.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Public Records:

Department of Law Enforcement

Sexual Offenders and Predators Search:

This database contains public record information on offenders classified as sexual predators and sexual offenders under Florida law because of a conviction for a sex-related crime.

Sexual Offenders and Predators Search

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