The Cape Coral Police Department has over 250 sworn officers and 93 civilian staff, dedicated to keeping the community safe. The Department has a number of units: Patrol, Investigations, Traffic, K9, Aviation, Marine, and others, to serve the varied needs of the Cape Coral community. These departments sometimes cross-train to enhance operational capabilities. This is especially true of the K-9 unit. And so...
Police responded to reports of a hit and run this week at the parking lot of a Cape Coral Walmart. Instead, they found Jodie Lynn Schroder slumped by her car, in and out of consciousness and inhaling a can of cleaning chemicals. It appears that Schroder had been inhaling the chemicals in a practice known as 'huffing', a practice of...
Volunteers with the Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife are asking you to keep a close eye out for unmarked burrows made by burrowing owls. Cape Coral is fortunate to have the largest population of the Florida burrowing owl of any place in the world. But with more people out walking, running, and biking due to the safer-at-home order, volunteers believe...
Gun shops across Florida have seen a surge in sales as a result of the Corona virus, particularly among first time gun owners. One Miami store owner has seen sales almost double: “Our sales are up 80 percent, with a huge increase in first-time buyers who are worried about martial law, economic collapse, unemployment, shortages, delinquents roaming the streets,” said...
A $20,000 reward is being offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for information that leads to civil penalties or a criminal arrest following the death of a dolphin which had been shot in the head. "These cases can rarely be solved without the public, people coming forward and saying they might have seen something, and we can follow...
The Cape Coral Police Department have confirmed via their website that they will be conducting a high visibility traffic enforcement operation on Friday December 6, 2019. According to Cape Coral Police, "This is part of our continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness, education, and emphasis on the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries, and...
According to a statement released today by Cape Coral Police Department, a death investigation that left a mother and son deceased, has been ruled a murder - suicide. Officers with the Cape Coral Police Department responded to a home in the 2600 block of NW 9th Street at approximately 8:45 a.m. on December 3rd, 2019. Further investigation located two deceased...