Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the Police Department Address, Phone # and Hours of Operation ?

 

A.        Gulf Breeze Police Department     Administrative Hours:            Emergency Response:  911                             
                   311 Fairpoint Drive                   8 A.M. -  4 P.M.
                 Gulf Breeze, FL  32561               Monday -  Friday             Non - Emergency Response:                                                
                Phone:   (850)  934 - 5121                                                       (850) 934 - 4050
                
                                
Q. I recieved a fine in the mail for a Red Light Ticket.  How do I  pay it ?

 

You may mail your check or money order to :

 

The City of Gulf Breeze                         Office Hours:
Automated Traffic Division                     8 AM - 4 PM
311 Fairpoint Drive
Gulf Breeze, FL  32561

 

Please detach the bottom portion of the notice and include it with your payment.

 

Q. How  can I get a copy of a accident or offense report and how much does it cost ? 

 

A. Police reports can be obtained at the front desk Mon-Fri, 8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M., or by mail by sending a self-addressed envelope and proper payment. A charge of $3.00 is assessed for most accident and incident reports, with additional per page charges for lengthy investigative reports.

 

Q. I would like to do door to door Solicitation in the City of Gulf Breeze.  Is a permit required ?

 

A. Yes. Any company or individual must obtain a permit to solicit from Gulf Breeze City Hall Code Enforcement Division before any door to door solicitation.  All individuals are required to have a copy of the permit on their person.  Failure to obtain permits prior to solicitation can result in a hefty fine. Permits may be obtained at Gulf Breeze City Hall, 1070 Shoreline Drive, Monday - Friday 8 A.M. - 4 P.M. (850) 934-5109.

 

Q. When and where can I be finerprinted or have a VIN Verification done on my vehicle and what do I need to bring with me ?

 

A. The Department will accommodate requests for fingerprints or V.I.N. verifications at the front desk Mon-Fri, 8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. 

 

Q. What is Biased Based Profiling?

 

A. Biased Based Profiling is the selection of individuals based soley on a common trait of a group. This includes race, ethnic background, gender, sexual orientation,religion, economic status, age, or cultural group. If you wish to report a case of Biased Based Profiling please contact the Gulf Breeze Police Department by email or phone (850) 934-5121.

 

Q. I have had several phone calls from people representing themselves as police officers and asking for donations. Are these police officers and what is the money used for? 

 

A. Gulf Breeze police officers do not solicit money for the department. Police officers never make solicitations over the telephone. There are some law enforcement-related agencies such as the Fraternal Order of Police that solicit donations, but they are not police officers nor does the money directly benefit local law enforcement. However, some of the money does help support the sponsorship of legislation concerning law enforcement. 
If the organization is legitimate, they will give you this information and then you can decide whether you want to make a donation. It's also a good idea to ask for a financial statement or budget before making a decision about whether to donate to the organization. 

 

Q. I received a call from a company claiming I had won a trip, but in order to claim my prize, I have to give them my bank account number, social security number, credit card number or some money. What should I do? Is this a scam? 

 

A. The best rule of thumb is that if something sounds too good to be true, it is. And if you feel at all uneasy, there's probably a good reason for that. You should never have to divulge personal information to receive a prize. And it's always best to get information in writing, rather than over the telephone. If you do talk to someone on the phone, get their full name, the name of the company and phone number. Then you can call back to verify it is a legitimate company. If they won't give you a name and number, chances are it is not legitimate. 

 

Q. I filed an affidavit for a misdemeanor crime with your department. I haven't heard from any officer. What is happening with my case? 

 

A. All misdemeanor affidavits are immediately turned over to the State Attorney's Office. Prosecutors decide whether to prosecute or to ask officers to do more investigation. To follow up on the status of your case, please call the officer that  initially handled your case or call the Investigations  division  at  (850) 934-5122  between the hours  of  8 A.M. -  4 P.M. Mon - Fri.

 

Q. Can you tell me if someone is in jail? 

 

A. No. The Santa Rosa County Jail is run by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office. After we arrest someone, they are transported to the Santa Rosa County Jail. The Sheriff's Office is responsible for tracking information about that person. To find out if someone is in jail or the required bond amounts, call the jail at (850) 983-1142 or visit the Santa Rosa County Jail View.

 

Q. Can you tell me if I have a warrant for my arrest ?

 

A. No.  All warrants information is retained and served through the Santa Rosa County Sheriffs Office at (850)  983 - 1100 or (850) 983 - 1280

 Legal Notice- effective July 1, 2006 Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

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