In an unusual twist of fate, Officer Abby Payne has come full circle, returning to Florida Polytechnic University, not as a student, but as a member of the University Police Department. Payne was part of Florida Poly's inaugural class, pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.
LAKELAND, Fla. – A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive Tuesday, Aug. 15 at Florida Polytechnic University to examine all aspects of the University's Police Department's policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. Florida Polytechnic University Police Department (FPPD must comply with numerous standards to receive accredited status. Many of the standards are critical to life, health, safety issues, and best practices.
Florida Polytechnic University Police Sgt. David Last's career has always seen him serve and protect all those around him.
Deep into each fall semester, the Florida Polytechnic University Police Department starts preparing for one of its biggest outreach efforts of the year. The department is the mischievous group behind the annual toy drive benefitting children at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center and a small rural community in Honduras.
John Lane always has a smile, directions, or a quick golf cart ride ready to help students, employees, and visitors to the Florida Polytechnic University campus in Lakeland, Florida. He also has specialized gear that helps him rid busy sections of campus of the occasional unwanted visitor, like alligators, snakes, and other wildlife.
Officer Bobby Neil brings a specific mindset to his daily work with the Florida Polytechnic University Police Department.
The Florida Polytechnic University community mustered its spirit of charity and goodwill this season and stepped up to donate toys, books, and other gifts to children who could use a little extra cheer this holiday season. The donations will be delivered to pediatric patients at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center and to children in an impoverished community in Honduras.
With a commitment to campus safety and a friendly attitude, the Florida Polytechnic University Police Department prides itself on connecting with students and building relationships with those they serve and protect.
LAKELAND, Fla. - The Florida Polytechnic University Police Department is scheduled for a compliance assessment as part of an effort to achieve law enforcement accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards administered by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA).
Officers of the Florida Polytechnic University Police Department have seen and done it all. With more than 250 years of law enforcement among them, these seasoned officers use their expertise to keep the Florida Poly community safe every day.