St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2024-
Date of original release: 01-11-24

Forfeiture Fund Check Presentation Ceremony

Release posted on 01-11-24 at 3:43 p.m.

At 1 p.m., Friday, January 12th, in the St. Petersburg Police Department Media Room, 1301 1st Avenue North, Chief of Police Anthony Holloway and Mayor Ken Welch will present approximately $96,000 of asset forfeiture funds to 35 community-based programs that seek to improve neighborhood safety, promote crime prevention and drug abuse prevention.

The media is invited to attend.

List of programs receiving funds

The money will go to a wide variety of community programs. The Chief is especially interested in assisting programs promoting positive behavior for children and teens.

Asset forfeiture funds come from the seizure of money/assets involved in criminal activity. It is administered by the St. Petersburg Police Department Legal Division, under the supervision of Legal Advisor Laura Roe.

St. Petersburg Police Media Relations - (727) 893-7550
YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer