Navassa Police Department

"The mission of the Navassa Police Department is the protection of life and property; and to reduce crime in our communities within the Town of Navassa. The Mission will be accomplished through reasonable and prudent law enforcement and the quality service to the public based upon high ethical, professional and legal standards."

Important Notice to Navassa Residents

On October 20th, 2011, the Navassa Town Council  adopted a set of ordinances to help improve public safety in the Town of Navassa. The ordinances will take effect July 1, 2012 and will allow the Police Department to issue fines for different offences. The following offences will have a fine if a police officer issues a citation:

  • False Alarms on private alarm systems: First Offense is Warning, $50 fine for second offense, and $25 additional dollars per each additional offense up to $250.00
  • Littering: Maximum fine of $1,000, Minimum fine of $100
  • Unsafe Discharge of Fire Arms: $50 fine
  • Disturbing Public Meetings: $50 fine
  • Damaging Town Property: $50 fine
  • Smoking in Municipal Buildings: $50 fine
  • Public Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages: $50 fine
  • Damaging Park Facilities: $50 fine
  • Forced Entry into Locked Restroom: $10 fine
  • Digging or Removing Soil or Tress at Parks: $50 fine
  • Damaging Trees, Shrubs, or Lawns at Parks: $50 fine
  • Injuring Animals or Birds and Feeding Alligators: $50 fine
  • Leaving Trash at Parks: $100 fine
  • Disobeying Park Traffic Regulations: $10 fine
  • Improper Use of Flammable Materials or Flames at Parks: $50 fine
  • Disturbing or Interfering with Others at Parks: $50 fine
  • Unleashed Pets and Improper Disposal of Waste: $25 fine
  • Entering Closed Park Areas: $50 fine
  • Using Illegal Substances or Drinking Alcohol in Parks: $50 fine
  • Speeding: $50 fine
  • Disobeying Traffic Control Devices: $50 fine

Anyone who is issued a fine may appeal, in writing, to the Town Administrator within 30 days. If the fine is not paid, or appeal, within 30 days, a $20.00 late fee will be applied. After 90 days, if the fine and late fee is not paid, the Town may recover the fine in civil court.To read the full text of the ordinances click on the link below.

Police Chief Preston Howell

Police Chief Preston Howell
Email: chief@townofnavassa.org
Telephone (910) 371-0155 Fax (910) 371-0141

Detective Scott Perez

Detective Scott Perez
Email: sperez@townofnavassa.org
Telephone: (910) 371-0155 Fax (910) 371-0141

The Navassa Police Department offers the following services:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:30am-1:30pm

Fingerprinting-

Cost $3.00

Incident/Accident Reports-

$4.00 per copy

The Navassa Police Department offers the following services at no charge.

  • Gun Locks
  • Unlock Vehicles
  • Funeral Escorts
  • Vacation Checks
  • Business Escorts
  • Elder Check Program