Monday Morning Crash with Traffic Detours: Beal Parkway/Memorial Parkway

A single vehicle crash early this morning at the intersection of Beal Parkway and Memorial Parkway is expected to affect Monday morning commutes in the Fort Walton Beach area. The crash occurred at about 1:20 a.m., with a vehicle striking a power pole; traffic lights have been affected and a related gas line leak was […]

FWBPD Introduces “Safe Exchange Zone”

The Fort Walton Beach Police Department is proud to announce we now have a “Safe Exchange Zone”. There are two dedicated and posted parking spaces in front of the Police Department. These parking spaces are under 24-hour video surveillance. These spaces have been provided to offer a safe location for parties to complete an internet […]

Join the Citizen Police Academy Class of 2017!

Applications are now being accepted for our Citizen Police Academy Class of 2017! Learn how your local law enforcement really works and get to know your Fort Walton Beach Police Department! Information and applications may be found at http://fwb.org/police/

Please Welcome New Police Chief Ryan!

On Tuesday, July 5th, Police Chief Edward Ryan was sworn into his new position at the Fort Walton Beach Police Department! Please join us in welcoming Chief Ryan to the City of FWB! Original Story: City Manager Michael Beedie announces the selection of Edward J. Ryan from Norfolk, VA as Fort Walton Beach’s next Police […]

FWB Police Dept. to Host Annual Memorial Ceremony

Construction Junction Kids Day!

The Fort Walton Beach Police Department and the FWBPD Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (CPAAA) are hosting their popular Construction Junction event at the fairgrounds on Lewis Turner Boulevard from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 23rd, 2016. This FREE event offers kids of all ages the opportunity to enjoy close-up interaction with […]

Construction Junction Kids’ Day Postponed

Due to thunderstorm predictions for the area on Saturday, the FWB Police Department’s Construction Junction Kids’ Day event has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 16th. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Fort Walton Beach Fairgrounds. For more information, please call (850) 833-9683.

Construction Junction Kids Day!

The Fort Walton Beach Police Department and the FWBPD Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (CPAAA) are hosting their annual Construction Junction event at the fairgrounds on Lewis Turner Blvd from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 18th. This FREE event provides kids of all ages the opportunity to enjoy close-up interaction with big […]

City Unveils New Police Vehicles

On July 29, 2014, the Fort Walton Beach Police Department unveiled one of eight new vehicles that have been approved for purchase by the City Council.  A change in direction is noticeably reflected in not only the model of the new vehicles, but also in the design.  A longtime staple in the law enforcement community, […]

Emergency Utility Work on Hollywood Boulevard NW

Beginning the morning of Wednesday, April 23, 2014, weather permitting, the City of Fort Walton Beach’s contractor, Utility Services, Inc. will be doing emergency utility work on Hollywood Boulevard SW near its intersection with Temple Boulevard SW. Work will begin Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 and continue through Tuesday, April 29th, 2014. Due to traffic control, Cecilia […]