Albert "Butch" Arenal
Chief of Police
City of Coconut Creek

Commission on Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation Information

The Coconut Creek Police Department has a diverse workforce with an authorized strength of 114 police officers and 42 civilian members, serving approximately 60,000 residents. The Coconut Creek Police Department is proud to be state accredited through the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc. (CFA). Law enforcement accreditation recognizes professional excellence, and is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a law enforcement agency. Being an accredited agency means the department meets or exceeds the highest recommended levels in transparency, accountability, and professionalism. The CFA outlines 240 benchmarks each agency must meet before becoming accredited. The Coconut Creek Police Department was accredited by the CFA in October 2018. This initial accreditation is valid for three years and the department will undergo reassessment in 2021. Our commitment to accreditation assures that the residents, businesses, and visitors of our city are getting the best possible police services delivered on a daily basis.

Important Upcoming Events

There are no new events scheduled at this time.

Police Information

How do I commend an employee of the Police Department?

Everyone appreciates being thanked for a job well done.  If you would like to thank an employee of the Police Department, emails and letters are welcomed and will become a part of the employees personnel file.  Send to the Chief of Police, Coconut Creek Police Department, 4800 West Copans Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33063 or email the Chief of Police, Albert A. Arenal.

  • Fingerprinting services are available Tuesday & Thursday from 1 PM to 5 PM in the Police Department Lobby, 4800 West Copans Road
  • Police Reports are available at 4900 West Copans Road, Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Police Records Custodian: Linda Tropepe, 954-973-6708, Monday - Thursday 7 AM to 6 PM,

Police Records Request Email: 

For all other City records, please click here: Public Records

Contact Us

Coconut Creek Police Department
4800 West Copans Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33063
Police Department Main Number:  954-973-6700
Non-Emergency County Number: 954-764-HELP (4357)

Public Safety Information Officer
Scott Leamon
Email Scott Leamon

About the Police Department

The Coconut Creek Police Department is comprised of 100 sworn law enforcement officers and 4 part-time officers. Located in northern Broward County, the city is 12 square miles divided into six zones. The population is a diverse mixture of over 57,116 residents.

There are no residency requirements for employment with our agency, however, an officer who resides in the tri-county area will be able to qualify for a take home vehicle upon completion of their field training program. Also available upon completion of a probationary period as a patrol officer, officers may be selected for assignment in one of the following specialty positions.

  • Detective
  • K-9 Officer
  • School Resource Officer
  • Street Crimes Unit
  • SWAT
  • Traffic
  • Training

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Police Department located?

The Police Department is located at 4800 West Copans Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33063, on the southwest corner of Copans Road and Lyons Road.

When is the Police Department lobby open?

The lobby is currently open 24/7.

Does the Police Department offer fingerprinting?


How do I obtain a copy of a police report?

Copies of police reports and the daily bulletin of events are no longer available on-line due to Marsy’s Law. Police reports and daily bulletins can be obtained by visiting the Coconut Creek Police Department’s Records Unit, in person, at 4900 West Copans Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33063. The building is next to the Government Center. The Records Unit is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please email the department's public information officer here.

How do I arrange for a detail officer?

The City of Coconut Creek bills $42 per hour, for a minimum of three hours, for a uniformed officer and marked patrol vehicle.  On national holidays, the cost is $52 per hour.  The Detail Officer for Event form is available and should there be any questions, you will be contacted.

How do I arrange for the police to keep an eye on my home when I am away?

Fill out the Vacation Watch Form on line or contact the Telecommunications Unit at 954-973-6785.