Archived Media Releases
2008

12/23/08 Missing Elderly Resident
 
12/22/08 Convenience Store Shooting
 
11/20/08 Housekeeper Arrested for "Cleaning House"

10/21/08 Police Seek Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects
 
9/24/08  State Employee Arrested After Sending Nude Photos to                       Student
 
8/20/08 Gulfport Fugitive Killed in Pennsylvania Crash
 
7/29/08 Police to Hold Open House for National Night Out
 
7/28/08 Man Found Dead in House Fire
 
6/26/08 Teen Accidentally Shot by His Friend
 
6/17/08 New Police Car--Safer, More Cost Effective
 
5/29/08 Help Police Crack Down on Loud Music
 
5/6/08  Accepting Applications for Citizens' Police Academy
 
5/5/08  Sex Offender Moved to Neighborhood Without                                          Registering
 
3/14/08 Traffic Stop Results in Arrest, Seizure
 
3/14/08 Teen Arrested After Ramming a Police Car
 
3/4/08   Police Investigate Hanging
 
2/22/08  Commercial Burglar Arrested
 
2/21/08  Two Arrested for Using Heroin Near School

2007
 
12/09/07  Two Teens Arrested Following Early Morning Fires
 
11/09/07  High School Student Robbed--Suspects At Large
 
8/07/07  Gulfport Man Charged With Kidnapping, Sexual Battery
 
8/01/07  Police Arrest Burglar
 
6/11/07  Wrong Number Results in Drug Arrest
 
3/26/07  Residents Help Catch Burglar
 
3/19/07 Police Department Accepting Applications for Citizens'                              Academy
 
1/6/07  Fight Ends in Stabbing
 
 
2006
 
12/16/06  Gulfport Police Represented at FBI National Academy
 
8/25/06  Police Target 32 Drug Offenders in Operation "DAWG                                 Collar"
 
 
Prior to 8/25/06, media releases were printed and distributed via fax.  These paper records may no longer be available.
2009 

12/31/09 Drug Dealer Arrested Near Law School Campus
 
11/8/09  Argument Between Roommates Ends in Shooting Death
 
11/5/09  Unlicensed Contractors Chargfed in Sting Operation
 
10/21/09  Gulfport Stalker Arrested in Georgia 
 
09/02/09 Police Launch On-line Crime Alerting and Mapping Service 
 
07/29/09  Gulfport Police Officer Evacuates House in Fire
 
07/15/09 Police to Host  National Night Out Event at R.W. Caldwell Park
 
07/07/09 Gulfport Police Department Achieves Third Re-accreditation.
 
06/30/09 Man Found Dead in Commercial Business Fire
 
05/13/09 Teen arrested in possession of handguns, X-Box, and other items
 
05/06/09 Tampa Carjacking Suspect Arrested in Gulfport
 
3/31/09  Accreditation Team to Assess Gulfport Police Department
 
3/27/09 Officer Breaks up Fight at Boca Ciega High School
 
2/10/09 Police Chief Announces Retirement
 
2/6/09 Federal Weapons Charges for Gulfport Resident
 
2/2/09 Kin of Police Shooting Suspect Arrested
 
1/20/09 Armed Carjacking Suspects Arrested

2010

08/18/10 Operation Medicine Cabinet Comes to Gulfport

08/20/10 Gulfport Chief Hosts Community Meeting

12/31/10 Celebratory Gunfire-What You Need to Know

07/13/10 Community Survey Distributed This Week

07/09/10  Police Tackle Drug Complaints on 49th Street

05/25/10  Allegation of  Sex in Classroom Initiates Investigation at Boca Ciega High

 05/05/10  Gulfport Man Arrested for Molestation

03/26/10  Police Tackle Drug Complaints Along 49th Street

03/17/10 New Hours set at Clam Bayou Park
 
02/02/10 Police Sergeant Injured as Stolen Vehicle Rams Cruiser
2011

12/7/11 Crashes Significantly Decrease Following Photo Enforcement Program

11/17/11 Gulfport Man Charged with Capital Sexual Battery

10/30/11 Liberty Convenience Store Robbery

9/16/11 Police Officer Fitness Standards Implemented

8/29/11 Gulfport man arrested for capital sexual battery

8/01/11  Infant Death in Gulfport

7/22/11 Naked, Intoxicated Men Arrested Following Spree of Vandalism

07/08/11 Click Here for Information on National Night Out 

05/19/11  Rumor initiates lockdown at Boca Ciega High School

04/25/11 Operation Medicine Cabinet Returns to Gulfport

 01/04/11 Chief Announces Retirement and Promotion
2012

12/14/12  Strong Arm Robbery after ATM Withdrawal

12/05/12 Suspicious Gulfport Fires

11/27/12 Operation Santa

11/16/12 Multiple Burglaries at PYCC

10/01/12 Police Chief Announces Promotion

09/25/12  Operation Medicine Cabinet

09/05/12 Student Arrested a BCHS for Possession of a Firearm

08/21/12 Police arrest suspect for 3 counts of sexual battery on 2 children

07/23/12 Join GPD and Your Neighbors for National Night Out

07/09/12 Pursuit of Stolen Vehicle Ends in Crash

06/28/12 Gulfport Police Achieves Reaccreditation

06/15/12  Police Arrest Three for a String of Vehicle Burglaries

06/05/12  Police Investigate Suspicious Death

4/19/12 Accreditation Team Invites Public Comments About GPD

02/24/12  Officer of the Year

02/20/12 Boca Ciega High School Teacher Arrested on a Charge of Child Abuse on a Student

 01/26/12  Woman Rescued from House Fire
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2013 

07/18/13 National Night Out

07/11/13 Teens Arrested for School Bus Beating

07/03/13  Holiday Safety Message

06/11/13:  Attempted Home Invasion Robbery

05/23/13  Two Motorcycle's Crash Resulting in Injuries

05/16/13  Click It Or Ticket

04/24/13  Operation Medicine Cabinet

04/09/13 Arrest of 24 y/o Male for Sexual Battery on a 12 y/o Female  

03/14/13 Student Arrested with Gun in Car at School

02/28/13 Gulfport Crash Sends Pedestrian to Hospital 
 
02/14/13 Arrest of 73 y/o Male for Lewd and Lascivious Battery on a 13 y/o Boy
 
01/10/13 Chief Vincent Elected President of Regional Association