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Hollywood Police Department
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For Emergencies Dial 911
For Non-Emergency Calls: 954.764.HELP(4357)

Mission Statement
"The Hollywood Police Department strives to work in partnership with the community in order to improve the quality of life in the City of Hollywood.  We take a pro-active stance towards prevention of crime and we pledge to investigate, pursue and apprehend violators in order to continuously provide a safe and secure environment in which to live, work and visit."

On behalf of the men and women of the Hollywood Police Department, thank you for taking the time to visit our website.

The  Hollywood Police Department operates within a dynamic community setting.  In addition to traditional law enforcement duties, our department offers assignments in a variety of specialized units. This combination has created an environment for the men and women of the Hollywood Police Department to fully develop their individual potential as they grow toward meeting their personal and professional career goals. 

The Hollywood Police Department is a professional law enforcement agency servicing a population of approximately 145,000 covering roughly 30 square miles in Broward County, Florida.

The Department has extensive outreach programs within the community and our numerous problem solving initiatives have improved the quality of life for all who live, work and play in Florida's Hollywood.

View the City of Hollywood 2014 Public Safety Annual Report

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Star-Spangled Spectacular 4th of July Celebration on Hollywood Beach
Celebrate our nation’s 239th birthday on Hollywood Beach on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at the annual Star-Spangled Spectacular 4th of July Celebration. Sponsored by the City of Hollywood Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts and the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency-Beach District, this annual event features entertainment beginning at 2:00 p.m., highlighted by a dazzling offshore fireworks display at 9:00 p.m. For complete event details including traffic, parking and shuttle information CLICK HERE

Upcoming Events

  7/4/2015 - Saturday - Star-Spangled Spectacular 4th of July Celebration 
                                   CLICK HERE for Traffic & Parking Information

7/18/2015 - Saturday - Bowl-A-Thon Fundraiser - 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
                                   SpareZ Davie, 5325 S. University Drive, Davie

7/23/2015 - Thursday - Swearing-In & Awards Recognition Ceremony -                                   1:45p.m.
                                   Boulevard Heights Community Center
                                   6770 Garfield Street

 8/4/2015 - Tuesday  - 32nd Annual National Night Out Against Crime
                                  Register your Neighborhood Block Party: 954.967.4371
CLICK HERE to sign up for the Police Ceremonies and Events Calendar to be automatically notified of official Hollywood Police events.                        

Join Hollywood P.A.L. at the Bowl-A-Thon Fundraiser on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Please come out and support this competitive fundraising event. All proceeds will be utilized to provide students in need with backpacks and school supplies for the 2015-2016 school year.

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Help prevent accidental drowning deaths and injuries.
Click here for important pool safety information.

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Serve With Honor and Join Our Force
Are you ready to begin your dream career in law enforcement or are you an experienced officer ready to make your next career move? The Hollywood Police Department is the place for you!

HPD is currently hiring candidates who qualify in three different ways: 

• Non-certified recruits ready to embark on a challenging law enforcement career with HPD and seeking a department to sponsor their academy training
• Certified candidates who want to be part of an agency committed to the highest level of professionalism and integrity in law enforcement
• Experienced officers planning the next phase of their law enforcement careers and ready to bring their skills and expertise to Hollywood

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Interim Police Chief Tomas Sanchez

Tomas Sanchez
Interim Chief of Police

Hollywood Police Department
3250 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, Florida 33021

Mailing Address:
City of Hollywood
P.O. Box 229045
Hollywood, FL 33022-9045

Ph: 954.764.HELP (4357)
Fx: 954.967.4313

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm