About the Port Saint Lucie Police Department
The Port St. Lucie Police Department was established in 1980. Today, the Port Saint Lucie Police Department
is an accredited, full-service law enforcement agency. The department has an authorized strength of 256 sworn personnel and
83 civilian employees. The Port Saint Lucie Police Department is organized into two bureaus with a Professional
Standards Unit also answering directly to the chief of police. The Neighborhood Policing Bureau includes
the uniformed patrol function as well as specialized function such as SWAT, Marine, Crisis Negotiation, accident investigations
and certain administrative functions. The Support Services Bureau includes the Criminal Investigations
Division, Community Programs, Training and Fiscal Management Functions.