Clermont Police Department

  • Agency: Clermont Police Department
  • Address: 865 W Montrose St, Clermont, 34711 FL
  • Chief: Stephen Graham (Chief of Police)

Clermont Police Department is located at 865 W Montrose St, Clermont, 34711 FL. The Chief of Police of the department is Stephen Graham. The Clermont Police Department phone number is 352-394-5588.

Clermont Police Department News

Traffic Alert: UPDATE: ALL LANES OF US 27 ARE NOW OPEN FOR TRAVEL. PLEASE DRIVE SAFELY. Currently Northbound and Southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 27 near State Road 50 are closed as we investigate a vehicle crash. We ask that you avoid this area until further notice.

Clermont Police Make 2nd Arrest on Groveland Man for Sexual Battery The Clermont Police Department has submitted additional charges on a Groveland man stemming from an incident reported in July of 2018. Mr. Chris Davis was first arrested on 10/28/18 as a suspect in the sexual battery of a 15-year-old female behind a shopping center in the 2400 block of US Hwy 27, in the city of Clermont. Clermont Police Investigators re-opened a case initially reported on July 30, 2018. Clermont Police Investigators were able to develop probable cause to charge Mr. Davis with one count of sexual battery for the July 3rd incident. Mr. Davis was charged on this date and is currently being held on a $60,000 bond at the Lake County Jail.

Chief Charles Broadway was presented with a plaque and recognized by the Florida League of Cities as one of the original founding members of the Law Enforcement Advisory Panel (LEAP). LEAP is an organization comprised of Florida Law Enforcement Chief Executives, Risk and Safety Professionals and Subject Matter Experts. Their goal is to work together to foster a spirit of cooperation within the law enforcement community, to recognize that risk management is a key factor in reducing injury and tragedy within our ranks through training and policy review. They also provide their perspective to the Florida League of Cities Risk and Safety Management Department to effect the best practices in pursuit of reducing risk and injuries to law enforcement personnel. Congratulations Chief!

CPD Press Release 11/1/18

CPD Press Release 10/26-10/31/18

The Clermont Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, would like to pass this message on: Do you know you’ll be going out to drink and party with friends? No problem, have a designated driver who will remain sober to drive. Don’t want to be left out as a designated driver? No problem, all of you leave your cars at home and take an Uber or Lyft. But please, drink responsibly. All it takes is one choice, one moment to change the outcome of your life and potentially the life of others. Choose not to drink and drive, you’ll be saving your life and preventing the potential death of someone else as a result of your actions. “Save a life, don’t drink and drive!”

Want to get know your local police officers? Come join us this morning from 8-10 a.m. and have Coffee with a Cop! Clermont Police Department will be hosting a Coffee with a Cop community event at Lucky’s Market, 1718 E. Highway 50. Hope to see you there!

Lt. Joyner and Sgt. Moser were visited by three trick or treaters who were dressed as real life heroes. Evan Coombs, Liam Coombs and Hunter Rosson arrived dressed as a US Army Soldier, Fireman and Clermont Police Officer. They gave us a basket of homemade cookies and brownies for our Clermont Police Officers. They were provided our Clermont Police sticker badges, candy and a tour of a police vehicle. On behalf of the Clermont Police Department, THANK YOU for such a sweet gesture. You are our Heroes!

The Clermont Police Department investigated a fatal single vehicle crash which occurred at the 500 block of Pitt Street. At approximately 8:00 am, Clermont Police officers and Clermont fire and rescue were dispatched to this area for a crash involving a motorcycle veered off the roadway and struck a concrete fixture. The operator was identified as Mr. Zachary Austin Taylor, a Clermont resident. Mr. Taylor sustained significant injures and was transported to South Lake Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Preliminary investigation indicates speed was a contributing factor in this crash. This is still an active investigation.

During this month you may have noticed some of our officers hitting the streets wearing "Pink" in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness. October is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer. With breast cancer as the second most common kind of cancer in women it’s important to spread the word about mammograms and encourage communities, organizations, families, and individuals to get involved.

Want to get know your local police officers? From 8-10 a.m. Nov. 1, Clermont Police Department will be hosting a Coffee with a Cop community event at Lucky’s Market, 1718 E. Highway 50. Hope to see you there!

Good afternoon and happy Thursday!! We hope everyone is having a good week and ready to have a safe weekend! The Clermont Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit would like to remind everyone to stop for school busses with stop signs extended. Not only is it required by Florida State Statute, but it helps keep our children safe which is always of upmost importance. Thank you for your cooperation and assistance with keeping our roads safe!

CPD Press Release 10/23-10/24/18

Some safety tips for your teen driver. National Teen Driver Safety Week is from October 22-26.

CPD Press Release 10/22/18

Ofc. Kyle Plussa from FWC was injured in a serious crash several weeks ago. The citizens of Clermont paired with the Clermont Police Department and Clermont Police Explorers, conducted fundraisers recently to assist Ofc. Plussa and his family with medical bills. Ofc. Plussa was raised in the Clermont area and began his carreer in law enforcement in the Clermont Police Explorers. He spend countless hours volunteering in his community here in Clermont before taking his career to FWC. This video demonstrates the City of Clermont coming together for one of their own. Here are the highlights from these fundraisers... Link to GoFundMe:

CPD Press Release 10/18-21/18

**UPDATE: Jean has been located and is in good health. Thank you all for your efforts in locating him.** Have you seen me? If anyone has any information in reference to the whereabouts of Jean, please contact the police. Thank you.

Good afternoon and here is your Traffic Tip Thursday! We would like to remind everyone that if a child is under the age of 16, they are required by law to wear a helmet when operating a bicycle. Please take a moment to read F.S.S. 316.2065 and refresh yourself with Florida laws regarding bicycles. If you need help fitting your helmet, please feel free to contact the Clermont Police Department and we can set up an appointment for you.

CPD Press Release 10/16/18

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