Department Overview

The City of Rockledge spans approximately 12 square miles and had a population of 26,265 in 2013. 

The department is composed of the Chief’s Office and two Bureaus: the Operations Bureau (OB) and the Support Services Bureau (SSB). A Captain commands the Operations Bureau and a Lieutenant commands the Support Services Bureau. The primary duties of the Operations Bureau are patrol, traffic enforcement, and criminal investigations. The primary duties of the Support Services Bureau are training, communications, records, school resource officers and community relations. 

The department has an authorized strength of 57 sworn officers (comprised of 1 Chief, 1 Captain, and Lieutenants, Corporals, Investigators and Officers), 28 civilian employees and 15 volunteers.

The department’s annual budget for FY 2013/2014 was approximately $5 million dollars.

Department workload for 2017 included:  
•47,269 computer-generated event numbers
•2,804 reports
•2,376 traffic citations
•48 DUI arrests
•536 domestic violence calls
•3,856 pieces of evidence
•1,024 alarm responses