Department Overview

The City of Rockledge spans approximately 12 square miles and had a population of 26,265 in 2013.

The department is composed of the Chief’s Office and two Bureaus: the Operations Bureau (OB) and the Support Services Bureau (SSB). A Captain commands the Operations Bureau and a Lieutenant commands the Support Services Bureau. The primary duties of the Operations Bureau are patrol, traffic enforcement, and criminal investigations. The primary duties of the Support Services Bureau are training, communications, records, school resource officers and community relations.

The department has an authorized strength of 57 sworn officers (comprised of 1 Chief, 1 Deputy Chief, 1 Captain, and Lieutenants, Sergeants, Corporals, Investigators and Officers), 28 civilian employees and 15 volunteers.

The department’s annual budget for FY 2017/2018 is approximately $6.6 million dollars.

Department workload for 2016 included: 

  • 38,775 computer-generated event numbers
  • 2,696 reports
  • 1,164 traffic citations
  • 43 DUI arrests
  • 40,200 total calls to Communications
  • 527 domestic violence calls
  • 3,639 pieces of evidence
  • 1,100 alarm responses