If I see suspicious persons or activity, what should I do?
Please call the Police Department at (407) 327-1000. Give the Communications Specialist a description of the person or the activity and they will dispatch an officer to the location. You may remain anonymous if you wish.
If I see a crime in progress, what should I do?
Please do not try to apprehend the subject or take matters into your own hands. Call 911 immediately and give the Communications Specialist as much information as you can. Please be as accurate as you can in giving the precise address of the crime so we can respond as quickly as possible. You are much more valuable as a good witness.
How do I fill out a police report?
You can come to the Police Department at 300 N. Moss Road or call (407) 327-1000 and an officer will respond to your location in the city.
How do I obtain a copy of a police or crash report?
Allow three working days for the report to be available and then come to the Police Department and a Records clerk will assist you. Records are open Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The charge for copies is $.15 cents for single-sided and $.20 for double-sided. If possible, please bring the case number to help the clerk in locating the report.
Crash reports are obtained through the online service if you are a party to a crash, or by coming to the Police Department and completing the request. Depending on the circumstances, your request could take up to sixty days to fulfill per Florida Statutes Chapter 119.
What is the mailing address and fax number for the Police Department?
The address is 300 North Moss Road, Winter Springs, FL 32708. The fax number is (407) 327-6652.
How do I get a background check done for an employer?
The Winter Springs Police Department can only provide information regarding incidents that have occurred in the city. Should a more in-depth check be required, please contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Public Records Section at (850) 410-8109. Information is also available online at their website www.fdle.state.fl.us
How do I get my fingerprints done?
Fingerprinting days and times are Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. There is a charge of $5.00 for residents and $15.00 for non-residents. You will also need to show valid proof of identification using a government or state issued document.
How do I apply for a position with the Police Department?
Applications and information on job vacancies are available at Winter Springs City Hall located at 1126 East State Road 434, online here, or you may contact Human Resources at (407) 327-1800. If you are applying for a Police Officer position, you must be certified in the State of Florida to be considered for employment. The Winter Springs Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How do I start or become part of a Neighborhood Watch group in my area?
You can contact Community Relations officers and they can provide you with information regarding a specific group or with how to start one in your neighborhood. Officers can also provide you with information on securing your home or business against becoming a victim of crime. Call (407) 327-1000 and ask to be connected with one of our officers in Community Relations.
Who do I contact to contest a Florida traffic citation or City of Winter Springs parking citation?
If you feel that you were unjustly issued any traffic citation and you wish to contest it, you may contact the Traffic Violations Bureau at the Seminole County Courthouse located at 101 Bush Blvd. in Sanford. Their telephone number is (407) 665-4330. For additional information on how to handle a city parking citation, please call (407) 327-1000.
Does the police department do house checks while the residents are away on vacation?
Yes. You will need to fill out a residential house check request form in print or online here and we will check your residence while you are away. We will contact you if there are any problems found.
I have property that was picked up by the police. How can I get it returned to me?
Call the Police Department at 407-327-1000 Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and set an appointment with the property section.
City of Winter Springs Police Department 407-327-1000
300 North Moss Road, Winter Springs, FL 32708