Non-Emergency: 727.582.6200

Crimes Against Children

The Crimes Against Children Unit detectives are on duty from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To have an initial report taken call 582-6200 and select #1 from the menu to speak to the communications center, in order to have a Patrol Deputy respond to take the report.
If you are calling about an existing case that falls into a category listed below, please call 582-6200 and select #5 from the menu to speak with a representative who will assist you.

The following is a list of cases that are investigated by the Crimes Against Children Unit:

  • Homicides of juvenile victims
  • Suspicious or unusual deaths of juveniles
  • Juvenile suicide
  • Sexual Offenses involving juvenile victims including rape, incest and exploitation
  • Missing Juveniles under suspicious circumstances
  • Attempted Murder of juvenile victim
  • Shoot/Throw Deadly Missile with juvenile victim
  • Stalking of juvenile victims
  • Aggravated Battery/Assault cases with juvenile victim
  • Kidnappings/Abductions of juveniles
  • Child Abuse involving great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement
  • Parental Abductions

The unit supervisor can be reached by calling 582-6724.

Complaints of abuse or neglect of children can be made directly to:

The Florida Abuse Hotline
Toll free: 1-800-96-ABUSE (1-800-962-2873)

TDD (Telephone Device for the Deaf): 1-800-453-5145

OMC Drop-Boxes

Operation Medicine Cabinet

Drop off your expired or unused medications during business hours at Operation Medicine Cabinet drop boxes located at two Sheriff’s Office locations:

The Sheriff’s Administration Building
10750 Ulmerton Rd.

The Sheriff’s North District Office at
737 Louden Avenue

More Information

When To Call

In Florida, simply dialing 9-1-1 in an emergency connects you to EMS, law enforcement, and the fire rescue.

The 9-1-1 system is for emergencies only – serious vehicle crashes, critical medical situations, crimes in progress, or fire.

Do not call 9-1-1 for non emergency transportation.

If you are unsure if your situation is a true emergency, officials recommend that you let the call taker determine if you need emergency help.


10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33778

Mailing address:
PO Drawer 2500
Largo, FL 33779-2500

Phone: (727) 582-6200
Emergency: 9 1 1


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