Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Unit Conducts Checks for Underage Alcohol and Tobacco Sales

Members of the Juvenile Unit teamed up today for an enforcement sweep targeting the sale of alcohol and tobacco to minors. The operation included compliance checks on 12 commercial establishments licensed to sell alcohol and tobacco products. All of the twelve establishments checked were in compliance. Commercial establishments checked that DID NOT sell alcohol or... Continue Reading →

The Selection of Locations for Special Traffic Enforcement

Each week, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office releases a list entitled ‘Special Traffic Enforcement Locations’. These locations, divided into intersection and speed enforcement, will receive extra patrol from the Traffic Unit as a team throughout the stated week. Intersection enforcement is primarily based on crash statistics. Locations for speed enforcement are selected after a speed... Continue Reading →

Police Service Dogs Living at Home

As we continue to grieve the loss of K9 Edo, we are unfortunately left with many questions about the circumstances surrounding his death. This is especially hard for his handler and his family as they continue to mourn. As an agency, we are grateful for the outpouring of support received from this community both during... Continue Reading →

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team Recognized by Florida SWAT Association

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) Team was recently honored for excellence at the SWAT Round-Up International hosted by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office training facility in Orlando, Florida in November.   The Florida Sheriff’s Association(FSA) presented the CCSO SWAT Team with the Presidential Award. Every year the Florida Sheriff’s Association chooses one... Continue Reading →

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Awards Grant to CCSO for Project Lifesaver Program

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA has awarded grant funding to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, in Punta Gorda, Fla., for their Project Lifesaver International Program. The $5,000 grant will help serve more people in the community affected by dementia who wander, and increase safety. “AFA strongly believes in helping grassroots organizations provide the hands-on... Continue Reading →

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