Police Department

The Palatka Police Department is a small agency serving the City of Palatka.  The agency has 35 sworn officers, and 9 civilian positions. The agency uses modern policing techniques to further enhance the quality of life in Palatka.

110 N. 11th Street, Palatka, FL 32177      Emergency: 911
Office: 386-329-0115      Fax: 386-329-0159

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Palatka Athletic League Summer 2018 Jobs are now available. Please visit our Employment page for more information! A link to the Employment page is located on the bottom of the menu section on the left side of the screen.

The Palatka Police Department, in cooperation with the citizens of Palatka, is dedicated to making our community safe and free of crime.

The Palatka Police Department will develop partnerships with our citizens to solve problems, reduce crime, the fear of crime and enhance the quality of life, always treating everyone with fairness and respect.

City Alarm Permit Registration and Payments
The Palatka Police Department has teamed with PMAM Corporation to automate the alarm permit registration and payments process. The PMAM website contains a permit registration form you may download or you may choose to pick up an alarm registration form at the Palatka Police Department and mail the form to PMAM. All payments for initial and renewals of alarm system can be handled through the PMAM website or you may mail payments to PMAM. Payment for alarm permits can not be made at the Palatka Police Department.
Mailing address: City of Palakta Alarm Program, P.O. Box 140517, Irving, TX 75014
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Fingerprinting Services
The Palatka Police Department offers fingerprinting services at the department’s administration building located at 110 N. 11th Street Monday through Friday between 10AM and 2PM (excluding holidays). The cost of fingerprinting is $10.00 payable in cash or money order. No debit or credit cards are accepted at this time. You can walk-in or make an appointment by calling 386-329-0115 ext 227.

Foreclosure or Vacant Property Registration
To register a foreclosure or vacant property (or to file a citizen complaint regarding a property issue), please visit http://community.prochamps.com/fl/putnam/palatka-city. Any questions with respect to registration requirements, registration status, etc. should be directed to SUPPORT@PROCHAMPS.COM.

Review the Palatka Police Department’s 2013 Annual Report Online. Click Here

NOTICE per Chapter 119, Florida Statutes - The Palatka Police Department, 110 N. 11th Street, Palatka, Florida,  32177 is where official records of the Palatka Police Department are routinely created, sent, received and maintained. For Palatka Police Department Records, contact Debra Armento or Debbie Foster, Palatka Police Dept.. 110 N. 11th Street, Palatka FL 32177 in person; by phone at 386-329-0115; email to darmento@palatka-fl.gov or dfoster@palatka-fl.gov; or fax to 386-329-0159.

The City of Palatka is a Fair Housing Advocate. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you may file a housing discrimination complaint at:1-800-669-9777 (Toll Free) or 1-800-927-9275 (TTY) or locally, Matt Reynolds, Interim City Manager at (386) 329-0100, ext. 212.

The City of Palatka is an Equal Employment Opportunity Advocate. If you have any questions about equal employment opportunities or feel you may have been discriminated against, you may contact Debra Robinson, Human Resource Generalist at (386) 329-0100.

The City of Palatka is a Section 504/ADA Compliant Advocate. If you feel you may have been discriminated against, contact Matt Reynolds, Interim City Manager, at 386-329-0100 ext 212.