Sarasota County


Sarasota County is part of the Tampa metropolitan area. The county is quite large and has an estimated population of around 367,000. The county has several law enforcement agencies with the main one being Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. The other law enforcement agencies that assist the sheriff’s office are Longboat Key Police, North Port Police, Sarasota Police, and Venice Police Departments. Like most of the counties in the state, all the law enforcement are also assisted by Florida Highway Patrol. Sarasota County is very aggressive and the law enforcement agencies are not shy about issuing criminal or moving violations.


Last year over 40,000 moving violations were issued. It is no surprise, due to the proactive approach of Florida Highway Patrol, that more than half of these were due to unlawful speed. All of the agencies will employ the use of all the latest technological advancement and use all approved speed measuring devices in hopes of catching as many motorists as possible. Sarasota County has a zero tolerance on drivers who may driving under the influence. Sarasota County is tough on these drivers, and due to this reason we have a team of dedicated lawyers who work exclusively on DUI defense in Sarasota. Please call our office at once at 1-800-fight-it, so we can discuss the particulars of your case.


Sarasota County is part of the 12th Judicial Circuit. The county has 5 judges at the current time. These are Judges, Kimberly Bonner, David L. Denkin, Phyliss R. Galen, Judith M. Goldman and Emanuel Logalbo, Jr. The county has 2 courthouse as well, and the main courthouse is located at 2000 Main Street in the county seat of Sarasota.


We cover all areas of Sarasota County, including Bee Ridge, Desoto Lakes, Englewood, Fruitville, Gulf Gate Estates, Kensington Park, Lake Sarasota, Laurel, Nokomis, North Sarasota, Osprey, Plantation, Ridge Wood Heights, Sarasota Springs, Siesta Key, South Gate Ridge, Sarasota, South Venice, Southgate, The Meadows, Vamo, Venice Gardens, and Warm Mineral Springs.


Legal Resources For Sarasota County

  • Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office

2071 Ringling Blvd. Sarasota, FL. (941) 861-4081

  • Sarasota County Courthouse

2000 Main Street. Sarasota, FL. (941) 861-7400

  • Longboat Key Police Department

5640 Gulf of Mexico Drive. Longboat Key, FL. (941) 316-1977

  • North Port Police Department

4980 City Hall Blvd. North Port, FL. (941) 429-7300

  • Sarasota Police Department

2050 Ringling Blvd. Sarasota, FL. (941) 366-8000

  • Venice Police Department

1350 Ridgewood Ave. Venice, FL. (941) 486-2444

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