The City of Hollywood Police Department's Public Information Manager serves as a liaison between the Police Department, the news outlets, and the public. Responsibilities include facilitating news interviews, issuing news releases, media advisories, disseminating items of interest to the media and Hollywood residents. The Public Information Manager maintains the official department social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Regular working hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm. Any media inquiries during office hours are handled as expeditiously as possible, and should be directed to (954)-967-4279.
After hours, a Public Information Officer is on-call for public safety emergencies and breaking news on major incidents. The on-call PIO will generally not have information regarding non-fatal car crashes, routine arrests, crimes not resulting in death or critical injury, or the status of cases that are not considered breaking news. To reach an on-call PIO please call 954-967-4636.
Written records, including arrest affidavits and incident reports, are not made available to the PIO after hours or on weekends