In observance of Thanksgiving, City Hall and all city offices will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018. Residential recycling pick up for Thursday will be postponed to Saturday, November 24. Yard waste and trash will resume on your next scheduled pick up day.

Press Contacts

Public Information Officers
Phone: 407.246.2403

Sgt. Eduardo J. Bernal


Michelle Guido

Orlando Police Chief John W. Mina recognizes that open communication with the public it serves is important and essential to ensuring the confidence, respect and trust of the citizens of Orlando.

The Orlando Police Department is responsive to media requests and provides the media with the most up-to-date and accurate information available; thereby keeping the community informed about current events, programs and news. The Media Relations Office consists of one civilian and one sergeant who handle inquiries from the media and facilitate all interviews and media releases.

You can find more information about the Orlando Police Department on our social media pages listed below.


Main Press Contacts

Heather Fagan – Deputy Chief of Staff 

Cassandra Lafser – Press Secretary 

Emergency Press Contact

Orlando Emergency Press Desk*

*Please note, this contact is only activated when the City of Orlando’s Emergency Operations Center is activated.

Other City Press Contacts

Luis Martinez – Hispanic Media

Ashley Papagni – OFD Public Information Manager
After Hours Media Inquiries: 407.758.3656

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