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  • Positivity and commitment to service drive Florida Poly police officer

    Jan 7, 2022

    Officer Bobby Neil brings a specific mindset to his daily work with the Florida Polytechnic University Police Department.

  • Annual toy drive benefits children in Lakeland and Honduras

    Dec 9, 2021

    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.

  • Florida Poly police sergeant unwavering in her service

    Nov 10, 2021

    As a teen growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Florida Polytechnic University Police Sgt. Jeannette Leonard knew military service was her way to a better future.

  • Florida Poly Police build safety through community

    Jan 8, 2021

    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.

  • Annual Florida Poly toy drive brings cheer to Lakeland pediatric patients

    Dec 14, 2020

    The holiday season will be a little brighter for pediatric patients at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center. The Florida Polytechnic University community once again rallied behind an effort of the University's Police Department to donate toys to children who are hospitalized and may need some extra cheer.

  • Florida Poly Police Department awarded statewide law enforcement accreditation

    Oct 15, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - The Florida Polytechnic University Police Department is now an accredited law enforcement agency in the state of Florida. The department received the award from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) on Thursday, Oct. 15, recognizing its policies, procedures, and processes as meeting or exceeding industry standards.

  • Compliance assessment for CFA law enforcement accreditation

    Jun 24, 2020

    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).

  • University police find success combining enforcement with outreach

    Jan 9, 2020

    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.

  • Florida Poly bands together to spread joy to Lakeland pediatric patients

    Dec 15, 2019

    A table overflowing with toy robots, dragons, princess dolls, and building blocks took center stage inside the Wellness Center on Dec. 13 at the culmination of the fourth annual holiday toy drive benefitting pediatric patients at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center.