Meet the Chief

Chief Mattmuller is responsible for the Police Department.  It has 60 employees of whom 47 are sworn officers, 13 are civilians.

The Uniformed Patrol Division operates within seven city zones and provides a uniformed patrol force.  The patrol force is the initial responder to citizen complaints and law enforcement emergencies.  Patrol responsibilities include investigating traffic crashes, traffic control and enforcement, parking enforcement, coordinating special event duties, marine and bike patrol, electronic dispatching and recording calls for service.

Chief Mattmuller

The Support Services Division is responsible for investigating crimes, department training, records, public information, personnel, crime prevention and community policing programs, youth services, drug investigations, school-crossing guards and internal affairs, and Communications.


Tom Mattmuller
Chief of Police
Tel:  (941) 486-2444
Fax: (941) 480-3027


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Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.