Polk County is located in central Florida. The current estimated population is around 500,000.
The major law enforcement agency for the county is Polk County Sheriff’s Office. There are several other local police departments that assist both the Polk County’s Sheriff’s Office as well as the Florida Highway Patrol. These include Bartow, Eagle Lake,Auburndale, Cypress, Davenport, Dundee, Eaglelake, Fort Meade, Frostproof, Haines City Lakeland, and Winter Haven Police Departments. All of the law enforcement agencies in the county are very proactive when it comes to enforcing the laws of the county.
The law enforcement agencies wrote over 80,000 moving violations in the last year. Most of these were for unlawful speed, as well as running a red light and careless driving. Florida Highway Patrol is known to set up speed traps, as well as using aircraft in hopes of catching as many speeding motorist as possible. Aside from issuing moving violations the county saw over 20,000 criminal violations in the last year. Most of these were for motorists being in violation of Florida Statue 322.03, which is driving with a suspended license, and violation of Florida Statue 322.34 which is driving without a valid license.
If you have been arrested or issued a citation in Polk County, please call our offices today at 1-800-fight-it. It may not be to late to save your drivers license, each case is different so please call us right away.
Polk County is part of the 10th Judicial circuit, and has 10 county judges that are responsible for hearing your case. The county seat is Bartow, where the courthouse is also located.
We handle all cases in Polk County which includes the following areas, Lakeland, Winter Haven, Haines city, Bartow, Auburndale, Lake Wales, Ft. Meade, Lake Alfred, Mulberry, Dundee, Eagle lake, Davenport, Polk City, Lake Hamilton, Hillcrest Heights, Highland Park Babson Park, Brewster, Combee Settlement, Crooked Lake Park, Crystal Lake, Cypress Gardens, Fussels Corner, Gibsonia, Highland City, Homeland, Imwood, Jan Phyl Village, Kathleen, Lakeland Heights, Loughman, Medulla, Nalcrest, Pittsburg, Poinciana, Wahneta, Waverly, Willow Oak and Winston.
Legal Resources For Polk County
- Polk County Sheriff’s Office
1891 Jim Keene Blvd. Winter Haven. FL. (863)298-6200
- Polk County Courthouse
255 N. Broadway Ave. Bartow, FL. (863) 534-4540
- Bartow Police Department
450 N. Broadway Ave. Bartow, FL. (863) 534-5034
- Eagle Lake Police Department
75 N 7th Street. Eagle Lake, FL. (863) 293-5677
- Lakeland Police Department
219 N. Massachusetts Ave. Lakeland, FL. (863) 834-6900
- Winter Haven Police Department
125 N Lake Silver Drive. Winter Haven, FL. (863) 291-5858