Police Department


Pinellas County beach communities have seen a rise in car burglaries.

These burglaries called “car hopping” by the thieves, is a growing problem among teenagers. They take advantage of any unlocked car they find, taking anything and everything that is inside. The thieves have taken wallets, cash, credit cards, passports, cell phones, laptops, tools, and worst of all firearms that were left in unsecured vehicles.

There are two simple steps you can take that will help you from becoming a victim of these petty thieves.


Please help us to help you.

Chief Terry Hughes

Pink Shields

To:      All Police Personnel, Town Staff, Elected Officials

From: Terry E. Hughes, Chief of Police

Date:  01 October, 2017

Re:      October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month


As most of you are aware, Major Emily Smoak is a breast cancer survivor. All of us want to congratulate her, and give her our continued support for winning her battle against this terrible disease, but the war is not over until there is a cure.

To draw attention that October is breast cancer awareness month, and to support efforts to find a cure. Emily (at her own expense) has purchased PINK BADGES for all Police Officers of the Indian Shores Police Department to wear on their uniform.

Therefore, I hereby authorize all I.S.P.D. Officers to wear their PINK BADGE to show solidarity in supporting the fight to find a cure, and to celebrate survivors. 


Terry E. Hughes, Chief of Police

Indian Shores Police Department

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Serving the Towns of Indian Shores and Redington Shores
Created in 1964, The Indian Shores Police Department is comprised of men and women from a variety of backgrounds; all with the common goal of Protecting with Honor and Serving with Pride.  The Community Policing concept is a natural component of our hometown Department, and most of the Officers are known around town by first name.  We encourage you to look through the website to be familiar with your Police Service; and feel free to reach out to us whenever we can be of assistance.  On behalf of the Indian Shores Police Department, Thanks for letting us serve you.

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