Port Richey Police Department

Port Richey is a city in Pasco County, Florida, with a population of approximately 3,000 residents. The city has a total area of 2.7 square miles.

The roots of the Port Richey Police Department can be traced back to 1926. In 1978, the city council voted to abolish the police department and requested that the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office provide temporary police protection. The city police department was reestablished one year later.

Chief Gerard DeCanio currently serves as the police chief after replacing Rob Lovering. Other employees include Captain Michael Koch (Police Captain), Valerie Wise (Administrative Assistant), Ashlee McDonough (Records Clerk) and Ryan Runge (PST).

The main entrance to the Port Richey Police Department is located on the north side of City Hall at 6333 Ridge Rd, Port Richey, FL 34668. The Records & Administration office is opened Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The agency has eleven (11) sworn officers plus additional support staff.

Attorneys for an Arrest by the Port Richey Police Department

If you were arrested by an officer with the Port Richey Police Department then contact a criminal defense attorney at Sammis Law Firm. With offices conveniently located in New Port Richey and Tampa, FL, we are here to help.

If you are charged with a crime, contact us to discuss the facts of your case, the pending charges, and the best defenses to fight the charges. Our offices are located in New Port Richey at 7509 Little Road, directly across from the courthouse.

We are also familiar with the standard operating procedures used by other local law enforcement agencies in Pasco County including the Pasco Sheriff’s Office, the New Port Richey Police Department, the Dade City Police Department, and the Zephyrhills Police Department.

We fight felony, misdemeanor, and DUI cases throughout Pasco County at the courthouse in New Port Richey and Dade City, FL. Call us at 727-807-6392.

Additional Resources

Port Richey Police Department – Visit the website of the City of Port Richey to find out more about the local police department including the address, phone number, and hours of operation.

Port Richey Police Department on Facebook – The Mission Statement of the Port Richey Police Department is to protect the lives and property and enhance the quality of life, reduce the fear of crime, act as professionals with integrity, dignity, fairness, and respect for our citizens, elected officials and fellow officers.

This article was last updated on Friday, August 17, 2018.