Detectives are asking anyone who may have information to call the Hollywood Police Department at 954-967-4411 or 954-967-HELP, or email hollywoodpdtips@hollywoodfl.org.

Hollywood Police need help identifying sexual assault suspect

The Hollywood Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with identifying and locating a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman. The above is a composite sketch of the suspect wanted for a sexual battery which occurred at 5108 S. State Road 7 (East Jing Spa). On June 18, at approximately 11 p.m., the suspect entered […]

Activists rallied in front of Hollywood City Hall urging commissioners to change the names of several street signs because their current names are “symbols of hate.”

Five people arrested at demonstration about Confederate street signs in Hollywood

A large group gathered in front of Hollywood City Hall during a City Commission meeting to demonstrate in favor of removing street signs named after Confederate generals Robert E. Lee, John Bell Hood and Nathan Bedford Forrest. Another group of people demonstrated in favor of keeping the signs in place. As the demonstrators on both […]

At the end of camp, Richt asked the players if they wanted to play in high school, college and professional football. Richt said when he considers a player for his team, he looks at whether they can play a position well enough to help the team win, and if they get good grades.

University of Miami coach runs football practice at Hollywood Police Athletic League youth camp

A group of young and upcoming football players got together for a morning football camp at the Hollywood PAL athletic field. The camp was run by University of Miami Head Football Coach Mark Richt and many of his assistant football coaches. The players, all middle-school age and below, participated in basic football drills much in […]

The new Motorola P25 system The new system will improve communications within the county and will increase capabilities of communicating with federal, state and neighboring agencies.

Major upgrade of radio public safety dispatch system coming soon to Broward County

Broward County will soon have a new public safety radio system. The Broward County Commission approved a $59.5 million expenditure for the new system and support maintenance for up to 10 years. “We are replacing older technology with a more robust solution,” said Brett Bayag, acting director of the office of regional communications and technology […]

Emerald Hills residents will soon be able to vote whether or not they want their neighborhood to be included in a Safety Enhancement District.

Emerald Hills residents to vote on safety enhancement district on a special ballot

A decision for or against the creation of an Emerald Hills Safety Enhancement District is getting closer. Forming the district was again discussed during a recent workshop. Those in favor of the creation of the Emerald Hills Safety Enhancement District are advocating for an extra-duty City of Hollywood Police Officer detail financed by a special […]

The Hollywood Police Department says they have updated protocol and are continuing to make improvements to its Property and Evidence Unit after an investigation by the Broward Office of the Inspector General uncovered mismanagement in the operation of the unit. WSVN 7 News

Hollywood Police Department: Improvements continue in the Property and Evidence Unit

The Hollywood Police Department has released information about its efforts to improve its Property and Evidence Unit and its response to an investigation recently conducted by the Broward Office of the Inspector General. The Property and Evidence Unit continues to destroy and dispose of all property entered into the Property-Evidence Unit, as allowed by Florida State Statutes and […]

Hollywood commissioners are grappling with whether or not to add police patrols in Emerald Hills. Some residents want additional patrols in their neighborhood while others do not.

Commission wants more time to decide whether additional policing in Emerald Hills is necessary

Hollywood commissioners are still not sure whether or not to create an Emerald Hills Safety Enhancement District. During a recent meeting, the City Commission postponed a decision on the matter until the first meeting in July. Some residents want additional patrols in their neighborhood while others do not. During the meeting commissioners discussed various aspects […]

Hollywood Police Officer Dwayne Chung received the Diamond Service award, the highest award possible for a city employee. It is presented twice a year to a Hollywood employee who has gone above and beyond to provide the best service possible.

Hollywood Police Officer Dwayne Chung receives prestigious Diamond Service Award

Hollywood Police Officer Dwayne Chung received a prestigious award from the City of Hollywood during a recent Commission meeting. He received the Diamond Service award, the highest award possible for a city employee. This award is presented twice a year to a Hollywood employee who has gone above and beyond to provide the best service […]

Hollywood law enforcement community pays respect to fallen officers during a special ceremony.

Fallen officers, K9, honored in ceremony

Members of the Hollywood law enforcement community and their families and friends came together in front of the Hollywood Police headquarters building to pay respect to fallen officers during a special ceremony. The event included a gun volley salute, the playing of taps, a presentation of a wreath and the playing of bagpipes. The ceremony […]