An advanced computer controlled stability enhancement system assists the driver with directional control of the vehicle in difficult driving conditions.

City of Hollywood agrees to new purchases

The City of Hollywood will soon have new police cars. The Commission agreed to a purchase order between Stingray Chevrolet and the City of Hollywood for 24 new 2017 Chevrolet Caprice police patrol vehicles in the amount of $774,024. The Commission also agreed to an expenditure of federal law enforcement forfeiture funds to provide funding […]

Hollywood Police make arrests in massage parlor-prostitution sting

The Hollywood Police Department, together with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), recently arrested more than 20 people in connection with solicitation of prostitution at Hollywood massage parlors. The arrests span multiple locations and are a result of a five-month investigation by Hollywood Police and HSI into prostitution, human trafficking and […]

Hollywood PD database of police reports now accessible online

With the click of a button, many police reports have become more accessible. The Hollywood Police Department recently made it easier for anyone to obtain reports online with the Police-to-Citizen (P2C) Website. The new website,, allows the public to search, view, and print accident, arrest, and incident reports. Additionally, citizens can view the Daily […]

Local girls donate stuffed animals to help HPD when they encounter children affected by domestic violence or trauma

For police officers, domestic violence or severe accidents are unfortunately a fairly regular part of the job. For the young children involved, these situations are especially traumatic. In an effort to alleviate the stress of those younger victims, a group of girls from the PreCision Mentoring Program put together a project. After gathering as many […]

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Local kids give thanks to Hollywood Police Department

When Hollywood resident Lara Leader saw the tragedy unfolding in Dallas of police officers getting shot during a peaceful march, she thought of her children and quickly decided they must show appreciation to her community’s men and women in blue — the Hollywood Police Department. As a member of the Parents Association Board at Temple […]

National Night Out brings Hollywood together

Since 1984, the first Tuesday in August of each year has been designated as National Night Out.   Last night, Hollywood residents came out to join Crime Watch Members, Hollywood Police Officers & Command Staff, City Officials, and Crime Prevention Specialists in an effort to bring local communities and law enforcement together. Due to heavy rain, many events moved indoors; […]

Hollywood detectives crack down on identity theft

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing criminal problems in the United States and a major issue in Hollywood. Thieves steal millions of dollars every year by using stolen information to apply for credit, make purchases, or cash fraudulent checks. Hollywood detectives Larry Van Dusseldorp and Geni Burts from the police department’s Economic Crimes Unit, recently […]

Hollywood Police investigate Quality Inn shooting; seek information from community

On Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 3:10 p.m., the Hollywood Police Department responded to a reported shooting at the Quality Inn located at 2520 Stirling Road. One individual was discovered shot. Upon their arrival, Hollywood Fire rescue transported the victim to Memorial Regional Hospital. The victim is currently in stable condition. The police are not releasing […]

City of Hollywood hosts public safety event

The City of Hollywood hosted a Public Safety Open House at the Public Safety Training Facility on Saturday, May 7. The Hollywood Police Department offered a K-9 Unit demonstration that included descriptions of how the dogs are trained and how they work, followed by a realistic exercise depicting the dogs would be used to arrest someone involved […]