Escambia County is located in the westernmost tip of the state of Florida. The population of the county is estimated to be around 296,000. Pensacola is the county’s most populated aria as well as the county seat. The county is also home to the first United States Naval Air Station. The major law enforcement for the county is the City of Pensacola Police Department. Like most of the counties in Florida, the police department works side by side with the local sheriff’s office and the Florida Highway Patrol.
Recent statistics have shown that the Escambia County’s Sheriff’s Office is very aggressive when it comes to enforcing the laws. In recent years over 9,000 criminal violations were issued and out of these over 1,000 of them were for driving under the influence. A large portion of the citations that have been issued in Escambia County are for people driving without a valid license. Florida Highway Patrol is also responsible for helping with some of these arrests. In Escambia County, Florida Highway Patrol uses fixed winged aircraft that will clock one’s speed. If one is founded to be speeding, the aircraft will radio to a patrol car to pull over that individual. Our law firm is very experienced when it comes to dealing with the law enforcement of Escambia County. If you have been charged with a criminal citation or have questions about a moving violation you may have received, please call our office at once. We can be reached at 1-800-fight-it.
Escambia County currently have 5 different judges that will oversee your case. Escambia County is part of the 1st judicial circuit and the 5 judges are Judge Thomas V. Dannhelseer, Judge John F. Simon, Judge Thomas E. Johnson, Judge Joyce Henderson Williams, and Judge Patricia A. Kinsey. The courthouse and the county seat of Escambia County is Pensacola.
Our team of experienced lawyers can assist people in the following locations, Century, Pensacola, Bellview, Beulah, Brent, Cantonment, Ensley, Ferry Pass, Gonzalez, Goulding, Innerarity Point, Mcdavid, Molino, Myrtle Grove, Perdido Key, Walnut Hill, Warrington, West Pensacola, and Barrineau Park.
Legal Resources For Escambia County
- Escambia County Sheriff’s Office
1700 West Leonard St. Pensacola, FL. (850) 436-9630
- Escambia County Courthouse
190 Government Center. Pensacola, FL. (850) 595-4310
- Pensacola Police Department
711 North Hayne Street. Pensacola, FL. (850) 435-1845