Fort Walton Beach Police Department

  • Agency: Fort Walton Beach Police Department
  • Address: 7 Hollywood Blvd NE, Fort Walton Beach, 32548 FL
  • Chief: Ted Litschauer (Chief of Police)
Phone: 850-833-9900
Fax: 850-833-9563
Email:

Fort Walton Beach Police Department is located at 7 Hollywood Blvd NE, Fort Walton Beach, 32548 FL. The Chief of Police of the department is Ted Litschauer. The Fort Walton Beach Police Department phone number is 850-833-9900.

Fort Walton Beach Police Department News

FORT WALTON BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE FWBPD Conducts "Operation Valentine" On Saturday, February 17, 2018, Detectives from the Fort Walton Beach Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit, along with uniformed Officers, conducted Operation Valentine. The operation targeted prostitution crimes occurring in the City of Fort Walton Beach via online sources. Detectives responded to ads which were listed on online sources, and upon the individual’s arrival to the location and agreement to exchange U.S. currency for sexual acts, the individuals were subsequently arrested. As a result of the operation the following arrests were made: Laura Beth Sells, 30-year-old white female of Fort Walton Beach, was charged with unlawful possession of controlled substance and prostitution. Kaitlyn Nichole West, 23-year-old white female of Panama City, was charged with prostitution. Alyssa Page Haney, 18-year-old white female of Panama City, was charged with prostitution. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fort Walton Beach Police Department at 850-833-9546 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 Tips Mobile application. # # #

Today, Officer Parsons and Master Police Officer Lincoln came across and elderly mother and her daughter that had a flat tire in the parking lot of Liza Jackson Park. Officer Parson and MPO Lincoln were able to quickly change the tire and get them moving on their way. The Fort Walton Beach Police Department would like to thank Officer Parsons and MPO Lincoln for their compassion and service.

FORT WALTON BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE Domestic Incident/Shooting Just after 2:00 a.m. on February 18, 2018, officers with the Fort Walton Beach Police Department responded to #31 H Alder Avenue SE in reference to a male that was shot. The man, identified as 32-year-old Clarence Smiley of Fort Walton Beach, was transported to the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. Mr. Smiley was last known to be in stable condition and undergoing surgery. Investigation revealed that this was an isolated domestic incident and is pending further investigation. More information will be released as it becomes available. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Fort Walton Beach Police Department at 850-833-9546 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 Tips Mobile application. # # #

PRESS RELEASE

http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/20180210/editorial-carson-drive-development-step-in-right-direction?nocache=1

https://www.facebook.com/weartv/posts/10156090652209347

Just to brighten your Monday, here is a video from our last High Five Friday on Jan. 19th.

Please enjoy the video from the Fort Walton Beach Police Department's 2018 Annual Award Dinner and join us in congratulating this year's recipients.

Press Release regarding a recent search warrant

The Fort Walton Beach Police Department would like to congratulate Cpl Jeff Odell on his retirement. Today, Chief Ed Ryan presented him with a plaque recognizing his 10 years of faithful service.

If anyone has any information regarding these recent incidents, please contact the Fort Walton Beach Police Department at (850)833-9546, the City of Fort Walton Beach Recreation Department at (850)833-9576 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers anonymously at (850) 863-TIPS, at www.emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com or submit a tip via the P3 Mobile App.

We’re on it. Remember that your safety comes first!

Keep an eye on your local weather advisories and stay safe!

One of our very own has been chosen as Coast 93.3 Officer of the Month. Congratulations Corporal Dustin Rosenburg! http://www.wncv.com/2017/09/25/coast-93-3-officer-of-the-month/

Photo credit: Sgt Steve Marlow

NOTE: This is an FDOT project that takes place outside of our Fort Walton Beach city limits, but we just wanted to pass along the information:

UPDATE to yesterday's post regarding theft and vandalism at the Fort Walton Beach Recreation Center concession stands: SUBJECTS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED. Thank you to everyone who shared our post and kept your eyes open! We greatly appreciate our partner, Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers in profiling this case.

UPDATE: Subjects have been identified. Thank you to everyone who shared our post and kept your eyes open! ----------------------------------------------- On Sunday, January 7, 2018, the juveniles pictured here burglarized the concession stands at the Fort Walton Beach Recreation Center, 132 Jet Drive NW. The subjects stole snacks and soft drinks and used fire extinguishers to cause extensive damage to the buildings. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Fort Walton Beach Police Department at 850-833-9546 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 Tips Mobile application.

http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/20180106/fort-walton-beach-police-getting-tough-on-crime

Through the generous donations, the Fort Walton Beach Police Department, was able to bless Children in Crisis with new toys, games, and entertainment gifts for Christmas. Today we delivered those items to the facility to wish a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year to the organization. We would like to thank Destin Towing, Emerald Coast Lodge FOP, and members of the Fort Walton Beach Police Department for gifting the means of providing a wonderful Christmas to a community organization in need.

Your FWBPD will be on alert for impaired drivers during the Christmas Holidays. Please use good judgement and get to your destination safely. #DriveSoberorGetPulledOver #AlwaysHere