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  Police Station located at:
  38030 Meridian Avenue
  Dade City, FL 33525

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Criminal Investigations

           The Dade City Police Department has three full-time detectives responsible for investigating all major crimes that occur within the city limits. Each detective is on-call for one week at a time (twenty six weeks per year) and is required to respond to any major crime scene. They also cover special details within the city and are sometimes assigned to patrol to help cover open shifts in that division.

           The detectives conduct neighborhood watch meetings, crime prevention seminars, and serve as liaisons between the Department and various task forces to accommodate the needs of the community. They also serve as Department representatives when the Emergency Operations Center is activated.

Meet the Team:

Det. George A. Richardson
Phone: (352) 521-1495
Det. Amanda Chambers
Phone: (352) 521-1495

Crime Analyst

           The Dade City Police Department utilizes one part time Crime Analyst. This position is currently vacant. In this position, the Analyst studies crime trends and tracks various indicators, assisting the Criminal Investigations Detectives in developing persons of interest thus increasing their solvability rate.


Property / Evidence

           The Dade City Police Department has one full-time and one part-time crime scene technician, responsible for the processing of all major crime scenes within the city limits and transportation of evidence to the FDLE lab in Tampa for more extensive processing if beyond the departmentís capability.

           The crime scene technicians are also responsible for logging and handling property and evidence turned in by the police officers. The technicians release stolen property back to respective owners when it has been recovered or found and turned in.

           This position requires a high level of specialized training and certification, including latent fingerprint examination and identification. The technicians are especially active in the fingerprinting of children for emergency identification purposes, and participate in numerous community events throughout the year.

Det. Peter J. Emerson (Forensics)
Phone: (352) 521-1495
Diana Surratt (Crime Scene Investigator)PT
Phone: (352) 521-1495

Our Mission

The Dade City Police Department is committed to protecting life, property, and individual rights while maintaining peace and order.

Our Vision

Dade City, where the community and its professional police department unite to ensure a safe place to live, work, and visit.

Our Values