Police Department



Panama City Beach Police Department
Mission Statement

OUR MISSION is to be the model of excellence in police by working in partnership with the community and others to:

  • PROTECT the right of all persons within our jurisdiction to be free from criminal attack and the fear of crime, to be secure in their possessions and to live in peace.
  • ENFORCE laws while safeguarding the constitutional rights of all people;
  • PROVIDE quality service to our residents and visitors, and
  • CONDUCT ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.

Welcome Message from
Panama City Beach Police Chief

Drew R. Whitman


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