The Orlando Police Department Chief of Police, Paul Rooney, recognizes that
an important and essential building block of a police agency is open
communication with the public it serves. Chief Rooney firmly believes this will ensure the
confidence, respect and trust of the citizens of Orlando.
The Orlando Police Department maintains transparency by being responsive to
media requests and providing the media with the most up to date and accurate
information available, thereby allowing the media to keep the community informed
about current events, programs, and news. The Media Relations Office consists of
one sergeant position that is the official spokesperson for the agency when
handling inquiries from the media.
Social Media is
also an excellent source for the Orlando Police Department to share information.
The Orlando Police Department has a facebook page. It also uses other media
sources such as twitter to distribute information during incidents.
For further information about the Media Relations Office, call (407)
246-2403 or email