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Public Safety is one of the most important responsibilities of government, and the City's public safety agencies provide the highest level of quality services possible. In addition, various county, state and federal agencies offer resources to protect the health, safety and welfare of the Lake Wales community.




Fire Department
Protects lives and property from loss due to fire, medical emergencies, and other disasters...

Police Department
Prevents crime, enforces the law, and safeguards our community by providing dependable, proactive and professional law enforcement services...

Code Enforcement
Enforces city ordinances related to accumulation of debris, garbage and trash, high grass and weeds, inoperable or unlicensed vehicles, garage sales, sign regulations and substandard or unsafe housing...

Permits & Inspections
Protects the public health, safety and welfare by ensuring compliance with state and local building codes...

Lake Wales Medical Center
Delivers essential medical care to residents living in the Greater Lake Wales area and offers more than 50 active physicians providing a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services.

Polk County Emergency Management
Responsibile for Emergency Management Operations, E9-1-1 Operations, E9-1-1 Addressing, Radio Services, and Emergency Management Public Education Programs...

Polk County Sheriff's Office
Provides law enforcement services to the entire county, including: civil and criminal process, limited service response, assistance to municipal agencies, crime prevention and education programs, victim assistance services, and providing school crossing guards...

Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Provides investigative, forensic, and protective services to local, state, and federal agencies...



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Report a Code Violation
Report a violation of a city ordinance to the city's Code Enforcement Department.
Pay Traffic Tickets Online
The Polk County Clerk of Courts accepts online payment of traffic citations.
Florida Dept of Motor Vehicles
Renew Florida driver licesnse, vehicle registration, or ID card online.
Current Weather Conditions
Obtain the National Weather Service forecast and current conditions for Lake Wales.
National Hurricane Center
Obtain up-to-date hurricane tracking information from the National Weather Service.
Animal Control
Polk County Animal Control enforces the county's animal control ordinance and the state's dangerous dog statute both inside and outside the city limits.
FTC's Identity Theft Site
Deter, Detect and Defend against identity theft.
Amber Alerts
Check the latest Amber Alerts in Florida.