Message from the Chief & About CPD
I am proud to command a law enforcement agency comprised of the finest men and women. Police Officers and support staff committed to the safety of our residents, visitors, and businesses. Our job is to protect the citizens of Clermont and we intend to accomplish that mission, even at risk to our own lives. We ask for your assistance by dialing 911 to report crimes, when someone needs help and when you see something suspicious. You can always call the Clermont Police Department at 352-394-5588 for non-emergencies.
"If you see something say something."
The men and women at the Clermont Police Department are some of the most dedicated and loyal public servants in this great nation, and we promise to serve you with Integrity, Honor, Courage, Professionalism and Service Above Self.
I hope this website serves our community as an extension of the exceptional services that we provide. It is my desire that you find helpful information, programs and community events as we continue to build alliances. I look forward to serving this great community and the Clermont Police Department.
The Clermont Police Department is a fully accredited law enforcement agency, having received accreditation from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA).
Accreditation provides numerous benefits for both agencies and the communities they serve, by maintaining standards that ensure our agency is prepared for the changes and challenges that are inherent in this profession in the 21st century.
Learn more about the benefits of accreditation, please refer to the CFA website.
Personnel & Organization
The department is comprised of 80-plus sworn police officers, in addition to over a dozen civilian employees and volunteers.
Our sworn officers serve in a number of capacities, from patrol, to criminal investigations, traffic enforcement, community policing, and more. View our current organizational chart (PDF). For more information regarding specific bureaus and divisions, please browse the Police Department web pages.