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News Releases

News Releases

The Public Information Office assists members of the media in gathering information and reporting on news events that impact the residents and visitors of the City of St. Petersburg. Because the media is a valuable resource to keep the public informed of the department's activities, the Public Information Office is the central location where members of the media can obtain information regarding the various events in which the department has played a part.

For all media inquiries and questions, please contact the Public Information Office by phone 727-893-7550.

Latest News Releases

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Report Number Title Date of Release
2021-012489 Homicide Arrest
10-14-21
2021-037696 Serious Injury Pedestrian Crash
10-08-21
Deadly Taskforce RPT# DF21-004 Use of Deadly Force Taskforce Investigation
10-05-21
2021-036981 10-07-21 UPDATE: Vehicle located
10-04-21 UPDATE: Image of vehicle added
Hit and Run Involving Death
10-04-21
2021-036741 Shooting Investigation
10-02-21
2021-036206 Shooting Death Investigation
09-28-21
2021-035598 Fireworks at St. Pete High
09-23-21
2021-035276 Stabbing
09-21-21
2021-034907, 2021-034910, and 2021-034908 Car Jacking
09-18-21
2021-034733 Shooting Investigation
09-17-21
2021-031242 and 2021-022600 Have you seen these missing girls?
09-07-21
2021-033352 Two Men Arrested After Shots Fired
09-07-21
Motorcycle VS Pedestrian
09-03-21
Funeral for Officer Weiskopf
08-30-21
St. Petersburg Officer Death
08-27-21
2021-031233 Armed Robbery Investigation
08-26-21
2021-030365 Fatal Crash
08-14-21
Press Conference
08-10-21
SPPD Non-Emergency Line Down
08-07-21
Media Press Conference
08-05-21
2021-028697 Homicide Investigation
08-01-21
2021-028578 UPDATE: 08-02-21 - Detectives have identified Benjamin Robert Williams aka "Bambi"as the suspect
Shooting Death Investigation
07-31-21
2021-026660 Couple Arrested and Charged for Sexual Abuse Involving Children
07-31-21
2021-028393 Double Fatality Traffic Homicide Investigation
07-30-21
2021-023763 Two Arrested for Homicide at Landmark Motel
07-22-21
2021-027208 Shooting Investigation
07-21-21
2021-027087 UPDATE: 07-28-21 - Carlos McNair charged with Second-Degree murder
Suspicious Death Investigation
07-21-21
Preschool Officer Program Uses Fun to Build Relationships between Police and South St. Petersburg Preschoolers
07-20-21
2021-026801 Shooting Investigation
07-18-21
2021-026305 Fatal Traffic Crash involving Pedestrian
07-15-21
Dead Fish Clean-up Effort
07-09-21
2021- Sandbags Available in St.Petersburg
07-05-21
2021-024988 UPDATE: 10-04-21 - SPPD officers arrested Michael Anthony Peak Jr. charged with Second-Degree murder
Homicide Investigation
07-05-21
2021-024514 Shooting Investigation
07-01-21

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