The City of New Port Richey Police Department is a progressive agency that currently employs 44 sworn officers, as well as auxiliary and part-time officers. The Department has 26 civilian employees, which includes dispatchers, crime scene technicians, victim advocate, code enforcement, records clerks, and other personnel.
The City of New Port Richey city limits cover five square miles with a population of approximately 15,100 residents. New Port Richey is the hub of west Pasco County and is surrounded by an unincorporated population of approximately 240,000 Pasco County residents. The New Port Richey Police Department is the largest municipal law enforcement agency in Pasco County.
The mission of the New Port Richey Police Department is to be responsive to the needs of our community and provide quality police services that provide the highest quality of life to our residents, businesses, and guests; to strengthen partnerships with local, state, and federal agencies to expand our Department's law enforcement service capabilities; and to establish new partnerships within our residential and business communities.
To achieve our mission, we commit to delivering services in a responsive and professional manner, to productivity which encourages flexibility and accountability to meet changing needs, and a positive work environment built on honesty, trust, and loyalty to the community we serve.