The St. Petersburg Police Department gave out free steering wheel locks to certain car owners as they continue to respond to a high number of Hyundai and Kia car thefts over the last few months. All were given away within a day.
One officer was accused of DUI after a crash in Hillsborough County. The other was found to have overcharged the department for nearly 100 hours of work time through falsifying timecards.
The man caught on surveillance cameras torching a flag with a flamethrower at Uhuru House has been arrested, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
The largest pride celebration in the southeast is happening this weekend in the Tampa Bay region.
A juvenile detention facility employee is behind bars and facing disturbing child abuse allegations. Investigators said 53-year-old Andra Walters repeatedly punched a 17-year-old resident at Charles Britt Academy in St. Petersburg while another employee held the child down.
The St. Petersburg Police Department distributed $40,000 in federal grant money to five local organization working to help the youth. The paper checks represent so much more than the value printed on them.
St. Petersburg police said they are continuing to search for a hit-and-run driver that killed a man on an electric scooter on May 22.
Officers with the St. Petersburg Police Department said they are investigating after a bicyclist was hit by a car on 22nd Avenue North near the southbound ramp to I-275.
Since the program started in February 2021, CALL has served over 3,000 people, completed over 5,400 contacts (a combination of live calls, follow-ups and referrals) and received over 1,000 officer referrals.
A suspect who pointed a gun at St. Petersburg police was shot by an officer late Thursday evening, according to Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri.
St. Petersburg detectives are combing through cold cases and unsolved shootings to see if there could be a link to the man arrested in two random killings.
University of South Florida students along with officers from USF's police department and the St. Petersburg Police Department discussed how to improve relationships between law enforcement and minority communities.
Pinellas County prosecutors charged a man accused in two St. Petersburg killings with two counts of first-degree murder, and now they want him moved to their jail.
The person of interest named in two separate St. Petersburg killings was arrested on two counts of first-degree murder, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
An 84-year-old man was shot early Saturday morning while sitting in his car at a convenience store, say detectives with the St. Petersburg Police Department.
One of the stars of this year's Super Bowl advertisements is actually a member of St. Petersburg Police Department SWAT.
The man in the top spot in the St. Petersburg Police Department got his start in law enforcement at a time when departments were hiring minorities in an effort to diversify their forces. At the time, he was not thinking about how his career would shape one of Florida's biggest cities.
St. Petersburg police announced they fired one of their officers, saying he improperly used a stun gun multiple times on a man wanted for failing to appear in court. They said the suspect was 'not physically resisting in a way that warranted being tasered.'
St. Petersburg police officers stumbled upon a stash of stolen car keys, key fobs, wallets, credit cards, and guns while investigating a shooting.
In the first days of St. Petersburg Police Department's workshops on community policing, officers were asked to “'Take off the badge, put that aside. You're a community member. What do you want to see an officer?'”