The Charlotte County Sheriff's Offices will be closed to observe Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26. Please dial 9-1-1 for an emergency or (941) 639-0013 for non-emergencies. Thank you, and have a great Thanksgiving!
Port Charlotte, FL - November 20, 2021 At approximately 9:15pm, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office received a call advising of a reckless driver who was possibly impaired. The caller relayed the vehicle's location to deputies, who responded to the area and discovered the black BMW in question. They observed the vehicle struggling to maintain lanes... Continue Reading →
In April of 2018, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, Corizon Health Services, and Charlotte Behavioral Health Care joined into an agreement to provide Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services to inmates incarcerated within the Charlotte County Jail. The MAT service has focused on individuals who are opiate dependent and initially introduced Vivitrol, which is a medication... Continue Reading →
It may be hard to believe, but the holiday season is upon us. Thanksgiving is next week, and the flurry of activity that goes along with it has already begun. This week, thanks to a community partnership, the CCSO was able to provide nearly 300 families in need with a turkey, ham steaks, or a... Continue Reading →
Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office K9s Cairo, Scar, Ryker and Anubis have received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., established in 2009, is a 501(c)(3) charity whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other... Continue Reading →
At approximately 12:24 pm this afternoon, detention deputies responded to the cell of David John Kolenda (10/05/1958) after observing him on video surveillance in what appeared to be a suicide attempt. Kolenda was found hanging in his cell with a cloth around his neck. Detention deputies and Corizon Health staff immediately began life-saving measures, to... Continue Reading →
On October 20, we published a release that highlighted the extremely generous donation of a bullet and stab resistant vest for K9 Copper. Copper is not the first to receive a vest at the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. In fact, four other CCSO K9s have been outfitted with the protective gear, all courtesy of the... Continue Reading →
Today, we take a moment to show our gratitude and appreciation for the sacrifices of all who have served in the military. We pause to remember the countless holidays they spent away from their loved ones, just so that we could spend them together with ours. The men and women of the US Military are the definition... Continue Reading →
The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11, to commemorate Veterans Day. We send our heartfelt gratitude to all who have served.
(Charlotte County) – The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is scheduled for a virtual assessment November 15, 2021, through November 17, 2021, as part of a program to continue accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation will encompass both the Law Enforcement... Continue Reading →