Valparaiso, FL Police

Valparaiso, Florida Jail and Mugshot Information

Valparaiso is a city in Okaloosa County, Florida. The city is part of the Fort Walton Beach–Crestview–Destin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The City of Valparaiso had a population of approximately 5,036 in the year 2016. Valparaiso was established in 1921. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.7 square miles.

The City of Valparaiso operates under a mayor-commission form of government.

The Mayor of the City of Valparaiso is Brent Smith. Mayor Smith can be contacted at (850) 259-9886 and by email at mayor@valp.org.

Brent Smith, Mayor
Mayor’s Office
City of Valparaiso
465 Valparaiso Parkway
Valparaiso, FL 32580
Phone: (850) 259-9886
Phone: (850) 729-5402 (Office)
Email: mayor@valp.org

Valparaiso City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Valparaiso, Florida was 119.8, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 280.5. According to research of Florida and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Valparaiso, Florida as of November 25, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Valparaiso to the number of sex offenders is 871 to 1.

Valparaiso, Florida Police Station Information

There were an estimated 98 total crimes per 100,000 people in Valparaiso, 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 Valparaiso is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Valparaiso, there were an estimated 5 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 93 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 Valparaiso, Florida:

  • The overall crime rate in Valparaiso is 31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.35 daily crimes that occur in Valparaiso.
  • Valparaiso is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Valparaiso you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Valparaiso has increased by 86%.

Valparaiso Police Department

Valparaiso Police Department
City of Valparaiso
465 Valparaiso Parkway
Valparaiso, FL 32580
Phone: (850) 729-5400
Fax: (850) 678-8162
Emergency: 9-1-1

Valparaiso Police Dept

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Larry R. Ashley is the Sheriff of Okaloosa County, Florida. Sheriff Ashley can be contacted at (954) 831-8901.

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

50 2nd Street
Shalimar, Florida 32579
Phone: (850) 651-7547
Fax: (850) 609-2086

Okaloosa County Sheriff Calls Service
Okaloosa County Sheriff
Okaloosa Sheriff Facebook

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Corrections Information

The physical location of Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Facility is:

Department of Corrections (Jail)
1200 East James Lee Boulevard
Crestview, FL 32539
Phone: (850) 689-5690
Fax: (850) 689-5092
Email: okaloosadoc@myokaloosa.com

Sending Mail to Inmates at Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Facility:

Inmate’s name and booking number
Okaloosa County Department of Corrections
1200 East James Lee Boulevard
Crestview, FL 32539

Sending Money to Inmates at Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Facility:

  • Funds may be deposited in an inmate’s account with cash, money orders and debit/credit cards via kiosk which is located in the Public Lobby to accept cash and debit/credit cards.
  • Family & Friends of an inmate can also send money orders.
  • Money can be deposited via telephone using credit/debit cards by calling (850) 689-5690.
  • Money can be deposited via the internet by setting up an account at
Atm Deposits

or

Inmate Commissary Deposit
Okaloosa Sheriff Corrections

Visitations at Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Facility:

Onsite video visits;

  • Tuesday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 4:40 p.m. except for holidays. (No Cost)

Remote video visits;

  • Scheduled for 7 days a week from 7a.m. – 9:40 p.m.
Okaloosa Sheriff Corrections Visitations

Open Records Request in Valparaiso, Okaloosa County, Florida

All public records requests are processed by the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk is the official custodian of all public records. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Tammy Johnson, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Valparaiso
465 Valparaiso Parkway
Valparaiso, FL 32580
Phone: (850) 729-5402
Email: cityclerk@valp.org

Valparaiso City Clerk

Public records can also be requested by contacting the Records Section of Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Records Section is responsible for administering the electronic and written records of the agency in compliance with Florida Statutes and agency policy, as well as providing these records to the public upon request.

Requests for public records can be made in person by phone or by email at recordsrequest@sheriff-okaloosa.org.

The location of and record request contact information for the Records section of Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is:

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters
50 2nd Street,
Shalimar, Florida 32579
Phone: 850.651.7434
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Okaloosa Sheriff Records Sections
Statewide Official Records

Police Logs in Valparaiso, Okaloosa County, Florida

Okaloosa Sheriff Arrests
Okaloosa Sheriff Warrants

All outstanding warrants can be sorted via first name, last name, and middle name.

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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