Accreditation team invites public comment about FPPD

A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, which evaluates police department procedures, management and support services, will arrive Dec.13 to examine all aspects of the Fort Pierce Police Department’s policies and operations. Read moe

Service planned Saturday for Officer James Cozine

Services are planned for Officer James Cozine, who passed away from natural causes at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center on Oct. 15 after battling a long illness. We will miss, but never forget, our brother in blue, who was beloved by so many at FPPD, and by so many citizens who he helped throughout his career.

A service is planned for Saturday, Oct. 22 at West Side Church, 3361 S. Jenkins Road in Fort Pierce at 1 p.m. Visitation time is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service. Officer Cozine will be buried at White City Cemetery. All of us at FPPD are honored to have served the people of Fort Pierce along with him.

FPPD Hurricane Matthew update

Posted: Oct. 10 at 9:30 a.m. 

Fort Pierce police officers spent the weekend addressing hurricane-related issues and restoring the city to its normal routine. Police officers are providing patrol services citywide, and police headquarters and the Ellis substation have re-opened to the public for regular business. Read more

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