Florida State Capitol Police in Tallahassee Florida

  • Dept Phone: (850) 487-2700
  • Police Department Address:
  • City: Tallahassee,
  • ZIP: 0
  • County: LEON
  • Office Opened: 1973
  • Department Type: Special Police
  • Web Link: Florida State Capitol Police Web Site

  • Florida State Capitol Police As state law enforcement officers, the mission of the Capitol Police is to serve the safety and security needs of both the legislative and executive branches of state government. Capitol Police serve as a specially trained and highly effective security and law enforcement agency serving the Capitol Complex. It shall be the primary responsibility of the Capitol Police to protect the security of the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the members of the Cabinet, and the members of the Senate and of the House of Representatives, and those employees assigned to assist such state officials in the performance of their official duties. The Director of Capitol Police also oversees all FDLE protective services for visiting dignitaries to the state of Florida as authorized by the Executive Director of FDLE and the Governor.