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Solve a Problem

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?  

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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 Cold Case Homicide and Long Term Missing Person Cases. Even though these incidents happened years ago, our Detectives still actively try to solve them with new information. Click to view: Cold Case Homicides or Long Term Missing Persons.
How are we doing as an agency? Please click HERE to take a citizen survey. Your honest feedback will help ensure that we are providing the highest possible levels of service.
Fallen Officer Memorial: Since the Gainesville Police Department was founded, four men have died while protecting this city. Click here to learn more about them.

Fallen Officer Memorial

Click Here for Information on the Fallen Officer Memorial

Since the Gainesville Police Department was founded, four men have died while protecting this city.

Click to learn more about them.


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Information: Non Emergency Number (dispatch): 352-955-1818, Front Desk: 352-393-7600, Recruiting and Hiring: 352-393-7500, Property and Evidence: 352-393-7540. Administrative: Chief's Office: 352-393-7501, Public Records and Report Requests: 352-393-7565, Media Relations: 352-393-7525, Internal Affairs: 352-393-7580. Operations: Patrol Shift Commander: 352-393-7722, Patrol Shift Sergeants: 352-393-7724, Traffic Safety Team: 352-393-7744, Detective Division: 352-393-7670. Services: Crime Prevention Officers: 352-393-7750, Overtime, Special Events, and Permits: 352-393-7520, Property and Evidence: 352-393-7540, Towing and Taxi Complaints: 352-393-7588.

Gainesville Police Department Presents: Junior Police Academy 2019


WHO: Current Middle School students entering grades 6 - 9. 

WHAT: GPD Junior Police Academy is a fun-filled week-long experience in which students will learn all about law enforcement through hands on training and demonstrations.

WHEN: Monday, June 3rd - Friday. June 7th 8:30AM - 4:30PM.

WHERE: GPD Oscar Lewis Center (524 NW 1st Street)

HOW: Apply online here: Junior Police Academy Application for 2019 (here is the flyer: Junior Police Academy Flyer 2019)

Cost: $50.00 (SPACE IS LIMITED)

Email the Application to: Officer D.C. Smith at smithDC@cityofgainesville.org or call 352-727-8580. 


This activity is not sponsored or endorsed by the Alachua County School Board.