The Blue Shield Report is the LCPD's new quarterly newspaper intended to keep our citizens informed and up to speed on the latest innovations, crime trends, traffic concerns, neighborhood issues and changes taking place in your Police Department.
You can now find the Lake City Police Department on the MyPD app!
Available for both iOS and Android:
Use the links above or search for "MyPD" in Google Play or the App Store to download.
With this useful app, you can read our latest tweets, send anonymous tips, commend an officer, submit feedback, ask questions, get directions to the police station and easily find officer contact information. Download it today!
On behalf of all the dedicated and professional men and women of the Lake City Police Department, we would like to welcome you to our web site. This site has been created with the goal of providing useful information about our department and police-related activity in our community. We hope that you will visit this site frequently.
Meet the Chief
Chief Argatha Gilmore assumed command of the Lake City Police Department on September 28, 2009. She retired from the Tallahassee Police Department as a Police Captain after serving 25 years at this agency. Chief Gilmore is Lake City’s first woman Police Chief and the first African-American Police Chief. She earned her bachelor's degree in criminology at Florida State University and received a Master’s in Public Administration from Florida A & M University. Chief Gilmore is a graduate from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (FBINA 214) and also a graduate of Harvard John F. Kennedy School of State and Local Government. Chief Gilmore is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) where she serves as a committee member of the Executive Committee and the Juvenile Justice Committee. She is also a member of the Florida Police Chief Association (FPCA). She serves as a member of the FPCA Board of Directors representing the 3rd Circuit Chief Association. Chief Gilmore is the President of the 3rd Circuit Police Chief Association. Her department has 46 sworn officers and an annual budget of over $3 million.
Police Department Contacts
Chief of Police
To the Chief
Lt. John Stock
Lt. Clint VanBennekom
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