Bradford County is a small county with a population of around 27,000. In Bradford County one will find The Florida State Prison as well as many other correctional facilities. Although the county is quite small, it is one of the biggest speed traps in Florida. In the last year over 14,000 traffic violations were given. It is no surprise that almost 90 percent of those violations where speeding tickets due to the aggressive and pro active tactics that are used by the law enforcement officials of Bradford County. The major law enforcement for the county is the Starke Police Department who is also assisted by the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office. The 2 offices work together with Florida Highway Patrol to issues as many criminal and moving violations as possible.
If you have ever driven on highway 301 chances are you would have noticed the advertisements for the speed traps. The officials of Bradford County take speeding very seriously and will use all the approved speed measurement devices in hopes to catch as many speeding motorists as possible. This can include the use of marked and unmarked cars, pacing, motorcycles and the use of aircraft. Many times there will be unmarked cars watching and monitoring your speed. The county seat is Starke. The county has one Judge who will listen to all the cases that come before him. The judge of the county is Judge Johnny Hobbs.
All three of the law enforcement departments are responsible for issuing criminal violations such as driving with a suspended license, driving under the influence as well as driving without a valid license. Some of the moving violations that were issued last year included citations for unlawful speeding, failure to stop at red light, running a stop sign and aggressive driving .
If you have received a criminal or traffic violation while in Bradford County, please call our law offices today. By having an experienced lawyer on your side, you may be able to fight and win the violations that you have been issued. Give our offices a call at 1-800-Fight-It, so we can discuss the particular details about your case.
We serve the entire county of Bradford which includes Booker, Hampton, Lawtey and Starke.
Legal Resources For Bradford County
- Starke Police Department
830 Edwards Road. Starke FL (904)964-5400
- Bradford County Sheriff’s Office
945-B North Temple Ave. Starke, FL. (904)966-2276
- Bradford County Courthouse
945 North Temple Ave. Starke, FL ( 904)966-6280
- Highway Patrol
2300 North Temple Ave. Starke, FL. ( 904)964-7300