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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

Report Number Title Date of Release
Fatal Crash
05-05-21
Dance Instructor Arrested
05-03-21
Detectives Seek Info in 2020 Fatal Crash Involving a Motorcycle
04-30-21
Probationary Officer Terminated
04-29-21
2021-015117 Shooting Investigation
04-24-21
2020-024483 Human Remains Identified
04-23-21
2021-013620 and 2021-013615 Crime Spree and Crash
04-13-21
2021-013493 Shooting Investigation
04-12-21
2021-013297 Shooting Investigation
Update 04-19-21: Derrick Pride arrested for the homicide
04-10-21
2021-013221 Fatal Crash
Update 04-19-21: Darlene Marie Surprenant has died from her injuries
04-09-21
2021-013011 Weapons Search Warrant
04-09-21
2021-012822 Student Arrested for Gun on Campus
04-07-21
2021-012489 Additional Rewards Offered
04-07-21
2021-012624 Fatal Motorcycle Crash
04-05-21
2021-012489 Fatal Shooting Investigation
04-05-21
An Increase in Traffic Deaths Bring Increased Enforcement
Update 04-02-21: During the first day of special traffic enforcement, officers gave out 204 tickets to drivers.
03-31-21
Media Advisory
03-31-21
2021-011750 Shooting Investigation
Update 04-07-21: St. Petersburg Police charged Tyron Jackasal with shooting and killing K'Mia Simmons.
03-30-21
2021-011717 Fatal Shooting Investigation
UPDATE 3-31-21: 19-year-old Ajay Alvarez was arrested for shooting death of D’Quaz Davis.
03-30-21
2021-011425 Pick-up Truck Hits House
03-28-21
2021-011283 Fatal Shooting Investigation
03-27-21
2021-010620 Fatal Pedestrian Crash
03-22-21
Two Sergeants Honored with the 2020 Ned March/Bud Purdy Awards
03-19-21
2021-009194 Stabbing and Arrest
03-12-21
2021-008551 Crash Leaves Bicyclist Dead
03-08-21
2021-008311 Fatal Accident at Roser Park Dr. & 4th St. S
03-05-21
2021-006855 Woman Arrested for Attempted Homicide
02-25-21
2021-006728 Child Abuse Arrest
Update 03-01-21: Five-year-old Cynthia Green succumbed to her injuries this weekend
02-22-21
2021-006355 Pedestrian Fatality
02-18-21
2021-006023 Multiple shooting Victims
02-16-21
2021-005311 Fatal Crash on 4th Ave. N
02-16-21
2021-004237 Barricaded Man Arrested for Double Homicide
02-12-21
2021-004237 Manslaughter Arrest
02-11-21
2021-005177 Serious Injury Crash
02-10-21
Investigation of Stolen Vaccine
02-10-21
2021-005136 Double Homicide Investigation
Update 02-11-21: Victims identified, Person of interest video and image posted
02-10-21
10 Year Police Memorial Ceremony
02-09-21
2021-004576 Help Identify a Hit & Run Driver
02-06-21
2021-004430 Pedestrian Traffic Fatality
02-05-21
2021-004037 Shooting Investigation
Update 02-03-21: Suspect identified, Victim Identified, $3,000 reward
02-02-21

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