Largo Police Department

  • Agency: Largo Police Department
  • Address: 201 Highland Ave, Largo, 33779-0296 FL
  • Chief: John L Carroll (Chief of Police)
Phone: (727) 587-6730
Fax: (727) 586-7497

Largo Police Department is located at 201 Highland Ave, Largo, 33779-0296 FL. The Chief of Police of the department is John L Carroll. The Largo Police Department phone number is (727) 587-6730.

Largo Police Department News

This was early Day One of Pinellas County SWAT School. We had one officer and two medics in attendance. We’re sure they thought, “Awwww, crap...”

On Tuesday November 7, 2017, voters will decide on the Penny for Pinellas 1% sales tax renewal for 2020-2030. The Penny has funded thousands of Pinellas County and City of Largo projects since 1990--without relying on your property taxes. Fully 1/3 of the revenue is contributed by tourists and seasonal visitors, providing more cost-savings to our citizens. The Penny is only assessed on the first $5,000 of a purchase and is not applied to food or medicine. Please get out and vote for this necessary funding!

Happy Halloween! This little escapee kept getting apprehended by our officers at Spooktacular. Have a very safe night and please watch out for the children when trick-or-treating. Parents, examine your kids candy before unleashing the sugar!

On Friday, we celebrated the retirement of Sgt. Andy Hill, which was 30 years in the making. Many knew Sgt. Hill as a detective, an SRO, or the Community Services liaison. He was a great ambassador for both the police department and the City. Sgt. Hill sure could spin a mean yarn or play a lovely tune on his bagpipes. We are proud of his service and will miss him very much. If you have a story about Andy please share it in the comments.

Midnight Shift Ofc’s Owens and Russell performed pit-crew duties and got this homeless lady back on the road last week. She was very appreciative of their efforts. Thanks, guys.

Learn about crime prevention, elder abuse, and domestic violence at the Healing and Empowerment Workshop at Largo Library Saturday, November 4 at 10:30 am. Largo Police Senior Services Ofc. Joel Quattlebaum and Victim Advocate Frieda Widera will be the guest speakers. See you there.

Midnight Shift, TAC officers, and K9 Fritz nabbed this armed robber after he tried to leave the Speedway on Roosevelt with his stolen merchandise. Employees were unharmed. Suspect received minor injuries. Bad idea to rob the clerks, worse idea to try to run back inside.

Together against bullying: United for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. Make it orange! Make it end! #UnityDay2017

More sobering thoughts about National Domestic Violence Awareness Month...

On October 19, 2017, the Largo Police Special Incident Response Team assisted the University of Florida Police Department with the Richard Spencer Speaking Event. Ten members of Largo SIRT traveled to Gainesville and worked directly with UFPD and the Florida Highway Patrol. SIRT members provided inner perimeter security and crowd control. Our response was integral, as we worked specifically at "ground zero" of the protest area. Each officer was thanked personally by UFPD Chief Linda Stump-Kurnick for our assistance. The following team members attended: Ofc's Alameda, Tran, Baldie, Compton, Drumm, Trnka, Justice, Jones, Sgt. Lofton, and Lt. Chaney.

Take a stand on 10/17/17 and join in Paint Pinellas Purple day. Purple is the Domestic Violence Awareness color. Wear something purple. Wear a purple ribbon. Put a purple ribbon on your office door or wall. Put a purple ribbon on your front door at home. Tie a purple ribbon to your car. Tie a ribbon to your purse, book bag, gym bag, etc. Let our community know that you support efforts to end domestic violence and victims/survivors.

Please share this for Domestic Violence Awareness Month...

Thanks for coming out to National Night Out Eldorado Village and East Bay Oaks MHP!

Personal information is like money! Value it. Protect it. Be thoughtful about who gets that information and how it is collected. October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month. #CyberAware

Here are some photos from the Greater Ridgecrest YMCA-sponsored Friend's of Ridgecrest National Night Out over the weekend. More pics from other NNO events are forthcoming!

#DVFacts expose the epidemic of domestic violence. Share now to raise awareness!

LPD's Senior Services Officer Joel Quattlebaum will be on the Connecting Caregivers radio show Saturday at noon on Tan Talk Radio Network - 1340-AM, 106.1 FM, on the web, or Live on Facebook at Connecting Caregivers Radio page. Tune in for an informative discussion assisting caregivers in finding help and hope.

Much thanks to those who came out for Coffee with a Cop! The dialogues were very enjoyable and productive. Please show your appreciation to Europa Cafe, Ted's Luncheonette, and The Haus Coffee Shop for being gracious hosts.

Walk to School Day was a big success! These are scenes from Anona Elementary School. The turnout was fantastic. Thanks to Publix, Largo Fire-Rescue, and LPD Volunteers for helping with the event.

Don't forget Coffee with a Cop this morning at these fine coffee shops: 8 am to 9:30 am at Europa Cafe, 12125 Indian Rocks Rd 9 am to 10:30 am at The Haus Coffee Shop, 3690 East Bay Drive 1:00 to 2:30 pm at Ted ‘s Luncheonette, 1201 Clearwater-Largo Rd North Come join us!

National Walk to School Day is Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Motorists, please be vigilant for our school children! Largo Police will be at the following schools if you would like to join us at 7:45 am to 8:30 am: Anona (meet at Publix/Bank of America parking lot) Mildred Helms (meet at Publix parking lot) Ridgecrest (meet at Shelter 1 in Taylor Park) Belcher (meet at St. Johns Church) Fuguitt (meet at Safeway in Largo Mall)

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) was launched nationwide in October 1987 as a way to connect and unite individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues and raise awareness. Over the last three decades, much progress has been made to support domestic violence victims ans survivors, to hold abusers accountable, and to create and update legislation to further those goals. #DVAMTurns30 this year, and the #DVFacts show we have more work to do.

The Largo Police Department is participating in the National Coffee with a Cop event on October 4, 2017. This is a day for residents to meet officers and share coffee and talk. These will be agenda-free, informal conversations which are intended to build relationships and promote problem-solving. There are no barriers—patrol cars, radios, or front desks—just maybe a cup of coffee! Taking place Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at these coffee shops: 8 am to 9:30 am at Europa Cafe, 12125 Indian Rocks Rd 9 am to 10:30 am at The Haus Coffee Shop, 3690 East Bay Drive 1:00 to 2:30 pm at Ted ‘s Luncheonette, 1201 Clearwater-Largo Rd North Come join us!

National Night Out in Ridgecrest at the YMCA on October 8th. Be part of the community family event!

Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender, or background. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month—a time to share resources in an effort to shed light on this highly taboo and stigmatized topic. We use this month to reach out to those affected by suicide, raise awareness and connect individuals with suicidal ideation to treatment services. Let's share resources and information so friends and families have what they need to discuss suicide prevention. If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741. One conversation can change a life. #OutOfTheDarkness @AFSPTampaBay @Nami #BeTheVoice