Pinellas County is located within the Tampa metropolitan area. Pinellas County has a population over 1 million with the largest city being St. Petersburg. Pinellas County is also referred to as the Tampa Bay area. Pinellas County has several law enforcement agencies, with Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office being the major one. The other police departments include Bellair, Bellair Beach, Clearwater, Gulfport, Indian Shores, Kenneth City, Largo, Pinellas Park, St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Beach, Tarpon Springs, and Treasure Island. All of the law enforcement agencies do also work with Florida Highway Patrol to help enforce all traffic laws within the county.
Pinellas County law enforcement agencies are all very aggressive and not shy when it comes to making arrests or issuing violations of any sort. In the last year over 115,000 moving violations were issued. More than half of these were for unlawful speed. Florida Highway Patrol uses speed traps, aircraft, pacing and various other methods to catch motorists who have been speeding. The last year also saw over 30,000 criminal violations as well. These violations included driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, and driving without a valid license.
If you are facing criminal charges or have been issued a violation in Pinellas County, you will need to assistance of an experienced law firm. Our law firm, which has an office in Pinellas County, has been handling cases for people in Pinellas County for quite some time. Please call our office right away at 1-800-Fight- It, so we can discuss the particulars of your case. Please do so before you have to go up against one of the 18 county judges. Due to the size of the county, there are 3 courthouses. The main courthouse is located at 315 Court Street in Clearwater. The county is part of the 6th Judicial Circuit and the county seat is located in Clearwater.
Our office represents people charges with criminal or ticket charges in all Pinellas cities and counties. That would include Bellair, Bellair Beach, Bellair Bluffs, Bellair Shore, Clearwater, Dunedin, Gulfport, Indian Rocks Beach, Indian Shores, Kenneth City, Largo, Madeira Beach, North Redington Beach, Oldsmar, Pinellas Park, Redington Beach, Redington Shores, Safety Harbor, Seminole, South Pasadena, St. Pete Beach, St. Petersburg, Tarpon Springs, Treasure Island, Bay Pines, East Lake, Feather Sound, Gany, Harbor Bluffs, Palm Harbor, Ridgecrest, South Highpoint, Tierra Verde, and West and East Lealman.
Legal Resources For Pinellas County
- Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Largo, FL. (727)582-6200
- Pinellas County Courthouse
315 Court Street. Clearwater, FL. (727)464-3267
- Clearwater Police Department
645 Pierce Street. Clearwater, FL. (727) 562-4242
- Largo Police Department
201 Highland Ave. Largo, FL. ( 727)-586-7427
- St Pete Beach Police Department
200 76th ave. St Pete Beach, Fl. (727) 363-9200
- Treasure Island Police Department
1 80 108th Ave. Treasure Island, FL. (727) 547-4595