About the Melbourne Police Department

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The Melbourne Police Department exists to serve all people in our jurisdiction with respect, fairness, and compassion. We are committed to provide a safe and secure environment for every person in our community by controlling crime, reducing the fear of victimization, and maintaining a visible presence.


Provide an environment in the Melbourne Police Department that results in reduction in crime and fear of crime; maximum efficiency; enhanced customer service; improved public confidence; and personal and professional growth for employees.

To fulfill our Mission and Vision, the Melbourne Police Department offers a range of professional services through a dedicated, well-trained, professional staff. We offer the services of a modern, progressive law enforcement department. The department is committed to excellence in service to the community.

Questions and Comments

If you have questions about any specific action taken by the Melbourne Police Department, how the department operates, or have a recommendation on how we can improve our law enforcement services, please call the Melbourne Police Department at (321) 608-6731.

Comments can be directed to Chief David Gillespie at the Melbourne Police Department, 650 N. Apollo Blvd., Melbourne, Florida 32935, or by e-mail to