Category: Cocoa Police Department

Space Coast Police K9 Foundation Donates Vests to Cocoa Police Department

The Space Coast Police K9 Foundation donated four K9-specific vests to help protect the Cocoa Police Departent’s K9 unit as they continue to protect and serve the citizens of Cocoa The Space Coast K9 Foundation was established in 2021 to help support police K9 handlers in law enforcement agencies throughout Brevard County and surrounding areas. […]

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Cocoa Police Department’s K-9 Maverick Locates Missing Runaway Child With Special Needs

K-9 Maverick, a 2-year-old Western Shepherd assisting the Cocoa Police Department, recently certified for patrol duties didn’t take long to locate a missing runaway child with special needs.
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Cocoa Police Department Spotlights Veteran Officer Kuanza Henderson to Delta Squad

Kuanza Henderson joined Cocoa Police Department in December of 2021 and has successfully completed the field training and evaluation program. He was deployed for solo patrol last week and assigned to Delta Squad. […]

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Cocoa Police Department Welcomes Veteran Officer Mike Fitzgerald to Bravo Squad

Officer Mike Fitzgerald was hired by the Cocoa Police Department in December of last year and recently completed the field training and evaluation program. He has been deployed for solo patrol on March 8. […]

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Pickup Truck Crashes into Cocoa Mayor Mike Blake’s Home, Investigation is Underway

Cocoa Police Patrol officers are investigating a crash involving two vehicles, one of which ended up crashing into a home belonging to the City of Cocoa mayor Michael Blake. […]

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Tom Thompson of Cocoa Gets 11 Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Distribution

A 2021 drug investigation has ended with an 11-year and 16-year federal prison sentence for two upper-level drug dealers that moved kilos of methamphetamine from Cocoa to Daytona Beach. Agents with the Special Investigations Unit worked with the DEA and FBI to build a case against Kenneth Douglas, 24, of Daytona Beach, and Tom Thompson, 48, of Cocoa. […]

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PUBLIC SERVICE: Cocoa Police Department Honors Detective Chris Zuniga as Officer of the Year

More than one dozen police department employees and private citizens were recognized for professional excellence, heroic acts, and actions that went above and beyond while performing public service to the citizens of Cocoa during 2021. […]

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Cocoa Police Department Opens New Community Engagement Center in Provost Park

Cocoa Police Department has opened its new Community Engagement Center at 400 S. Varr Avenue in Provost Park. Cocoa police officials said community engagement unit officers along with K9 Copper will do business there and the Code Enforcement Division will work there as well. […]

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Cocoa Police Lt. Mike Dellatorre Completes the University of Louisville Command Development Course

Cocoa Police Department congratulates Lieutenant Mike Dellatorre for completing the University of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute’s Command Officers Development Course. […]

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Cocoa Police Department Honors Robert Rose of Bansbach for Support of Space Coast Police K-9 Competition

Cocoa Police Chief Evander Collier, along with America’s Top Dog winner K-9 Bear and Officer Dan Rhoades, and Community Engagement Unit and K-9 Officer Chris Hattaway, presented Robert Rose with a framed event poster signed by the competitors of the 2021 competition. […]

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Cocoa Police Conduct Homicide Investigation After Armed Robbery on Kensington Drive and Donna Avenue

Cocoa Police Department Detectives are currently investigating an armed robbery that ended in a homicide late Thursday night, December 9. The incident occurred in the area of Kensington Drive and Donna Avenue. […]

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Cocoa Police Officer Amanda Torello Goes Above and Beyond to Assist Victim of Domestic Violence

Cocoa Police Officer Amanda Torello responded to a call from a woman requesting help regarding a domestic violence situation involving a former live-in boyfriend. The woman is a single mother of a 6-month-old. […]

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City of Cocoa’s 35th Annual Toy Drive is Underway, Donations Accepted Through December 15

The City of Cocoa’s 35th annual toy drive is underway and families in need of assistance may continue to sign up at Cocoa City Hall Office of the City Clerk between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday- Friday (except holidays). The last day to sign up will be November 19. […]

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WATCH REPLAY: Cocoa Police Department Host Third Annual Space Coast Police K9 Competition

More than 20 police K-9 teams from around Florida and across the country will meet at USSSA Space Coast Stadium on Sunday, October 17th for a competition designed to test their professional skills, and how well they navigate real the world challenges of police K-9 duties. […]

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Cocoa Police Department’s Third Annual Space Coast Police K9 Competition Set for Sunday

More than 20 police K-9 teams from around Florida and across the country will meet at USSSA Space Coast Stadium on Sunday, October 17th for a competition designed to test their professional skills, and how well they navigate real the world challenges of police K-9 duties. […]

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