The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office believes in partnering
with the communities we serve to provide
the highest standards of law enforcement.
Community partnerships enable us to work together to solve
problems and are an integral part of
improving our efforts to make your neighborhood safer.
Partnership – The combined efforts of the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office and local individuals, businesses and associations to make our community safer.
Problem Solving – Working together to identify problems, develop and implement solutions, evaluate results and, if necessary, alter the response.
Organizational Transformation –Structuring the agency’s management, personnel, and information systems to support community partnerships and proactive problem solving.
“See it, Say it – Make the call”
When you see a crime in progress or suspicious activity –
|What information makes a good description?
||3. Height and weight
||5. Hair – length and color
||6. Clothing description
|7. Weapons, if any
||8. Items being carried
||9. Location of subject(s)
|10. What is it they are doing
||11. How many people are there
||12. Direction of travel
|13. Tattoos or marks
||14. Transportation – vehicle or on foot. If it is a vehicle, try to get as
much info as you can. i.e. make, model, color, tag, number of doors,
any obvious damage.
For traffic related issues contact the traffic unit at 941 723-5197
Map of Manatee County this page takes a long time to download please be patient.
Click the Crime Mapping Website to view a detailed map of crime activity in the county.
Click Request that the Sheriff’s Office to attend your Home owners or Neighborhood Association Meeting.
There are several crime prevention programs aimed at neighborhoods and businesses. Some of these programs include e-watch, free
security surveys for neighborhoods and businesses and the business trespass program.
Click here to see the programs and contact Crime Prevention.