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Commend A Member

Lakeland Police Department members are here to serve the citizens of Lakeland and make every effort to perform their duties in a competent, courteous and professional manner. There are many times that our employees exceed the expectations of the public by providing exceptional service. Citizens are able to commend a department employee as a way of saying thank you for exemplary service or to let the employee know you appreciate their efforts in handling a problem.

If you observe an employee performing their duties in a manner that you think is exceptional and reflects favorably upon the member and the Department, we encourage you to take a moment and tell us about it.

There is great pride in being recognized by the public for providing outstanding service and members who receive such accolades truly appreciate it. Notes of encouragement and thanks help to improve morale and it encourages everyone to work harder to provide quality services to our public.

If you would like to tell us about an exceptional service you received or observed, you may telephone the Chief's Office at 863-834-6907 or send us an e-mail. We will be sure to forward your message of thanks to the employee and include it in their personnel file.

Helpful Information for filing a Commendation:

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location of occurrence
  • Officer’s Name and/or Badge number
  • Circumstances of incident

Thank you for taking the time to commend a member of the Lakeland Police Department.