Police Department

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Serving the Towns of Indian Shores and Redington Shores
Created in 1964, The Indian Shores Police Department is comprised of men and women from a variety of backgrounds; all with the common goal of Protecting with Honor and Serving with Pride.  The Community Policing concept is a natural component of our hometown Department, and most of the Officers are known around town by first name.  We encourage you to look through the website to be familiar with your Police Service; and feel free to reach out to us whenever we can be of assistance.  On behalf of the Indian Shores Police Department, Thanks for letting us serve you.

Special Commendations for Three Indian Shores Officers

Special Life Saving Commendations were given to Officers Matt Holm, Matt Patsch and Justin Guillory at Tuesday night's Town Council meeting (February 13, 2018). The three officers were involved in a recent Felony Traffic stop that quickly switched to Life Saving actions.

Congratulations on a job well done Officers! 

                                                                                Chief Terry Hughes

Six new Indian Shores Police Officers were sworn in at the Tuesday (Feb 13, 2018) Town Council Meeting. 

February 2018 New Officers

Officers (left to right): Natasha Hindman, Justin Guillory, Rodney Espinola, Matthew Ehrhart, Ray DeCunto Jr., Cari Bittrich, and Tony Auch.

Upcoming Community Awareness Programs:

The Indian Shores Police Department is starting a new initiative this year. We wish to reach out and build a better bond with the residents of our two communities, Indian Shores and Redington Shores, and let them know we are here for them. 

We plan to host classes covering a variety of public safety topics. These classes will run between 1 – 2 hours each and will be held in the Indian Shores Municipal Center, 19305 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL 33785.

Our first class will be on Identity Theft/Fraud, hosted by John Bond, Financial Manager/Assistant Vice President of Fifth Third Bank, and assisted by Officers Cari Bittrich and Mike Bryan. 

  • Identity Theft & Fraud, Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Our second class will be Active Aggressors (this can be a shooter, a person with edged weapons or just a hostile individual), and will be taught by Officer Ray DeCunto. We want the Community to have some tools to know what to do when they encounter these situations. 

  • Active Aggressors, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us and RSVP for each presentation to Officer Cari Bittrich at cbittrich@myindianshores.com.

We would like to hear from Council/Commission members and residents on topics of special interest that you would like to see covered. See us in person or contact Major Emily Smoak, Deputy Chief, at (727) 595-5414 with your ideas.

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