Welcome to the Gainesville, Florida Police Department


  • A Junior Police Academy will be held June 5th - 9th.  Kids currently in 6-8th grades are welcome.  They will get to explore all areas of the Department and will have presentations from numerous officers and staff!  The cost is only $50.  Download an application here.

  • The Community Foundation of North Central Florida has established the Gainesville Police Department Foundation Fund to advance the mission of the Department by funding police specific projects and initiatives beyond the scope of the normal operating budget.  Please visit the Community Foundation to donate by clicking here.
    (please be sure to list Gainesville Police Department in the dedication area of the form)
Solve a Problem

Don't know where to start to solve a problem? Start by clicking below.

Solve a Problem  >
Online Reporting

File a police report online or request a copy of a completed report.

Online Reports >
Crime Information

Find the crime statistics and information for a certain address or area.  

Crime Reports >
Submit a Tip!

Do you have information that could help a GPD investigation?  

Tip Information >

Other Helpful Links

Click HERE to register your bicycle with the Gainesville Police Department. It's an easy way to report your information so we can track it if your bike is ever lost or stolen!
The Gainesville Police Department currently has a number of unsolved cold cases. Even though these incidents may have happened years ago, our detectives still actively try to solve them with new information. Click HERE to learn more about the cold cases we are working.
How are we doing as an agency? Please click HERE to take an ANONYMOUS citizen survey. Your honest feedback will help ensure that we are providing the highest possible levels of service.