14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912, USA
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Public Information Office

Public Information Office (PIO)

The Public Information Office strives to be responsive and professional in its activities. We act in full compliance with the Florida Public Records Law and in the best interests of the agency, the news media, and the people of Lee County. Routine media inquiries and records requests are handled as expeditiously as possible during normal business hours.

This office handles all media inquiries, issues news releases, responds to public records by members of the media, coordinates agency social media, special projects and other communications.

The office is staffed Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., at our Main Headquarters off Six Mile Cypress Pkwy. For general media inquiries, please email the Public Information Office at publicinformationoffice@sheriffleefl.org or contact via phone at 239.477.1340.

Written records, including arrest affidavits and offense reports, are not available after hours. Staff will not have information readily available regarding non-fatal vehicle crashes, routine arrests, crimes not resulting in death or critical injury, or the status of cases that are not considered breaking news.

Should there be a high profile or large scale incident after hours, on holidays or weekends the media will be notified in the form of a press release.

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Meet Our Staff

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Anita
Iriarte

Captain

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Chris
Fine

Lieutenant

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Todd
Olmer

Sergeant

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Nestor
Montoya

PIO

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Jessie
Santero

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Julie
Martin

PIO

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The Community Response Unit have stepped up their foot patrols in local shopping centers! Not only are they spreading Christmas cheer, they’re keeping an eye on shoppers in parking lots and inside the malls! 🛍️🏬 ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us for a 𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐄 food distribution to help the our community members in need as we join forces with 𝘽𝙧𝙤𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙝𝙤𝙤𝙙 𝙤𝙛 𝙃𝙚𝙧𝙤𝙚𝙨 🇺🇸 . 𝐖𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: The Brotherhood of Heroes Resource Center & Museum𝐖𝐇𝐄𝐍: 12.5.2023 from 11A-3P. ... See MoreSee Less
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🚨MISSING ENDANGERED ADULT🚨The Lee County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing adult, Adam Foreman. Foreman (DOB 04/24/77), can be described as a white male, height of 5’06, and around 160lbs. He was last seen at a residence on Colony Rd in Bonita Springs, on Saturday night, December 2nd.If you have any information pertaining to Adam Foreman’s whereabouts, please contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 239-477-1000 or SWFL Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. ... See MoreSee Less
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Check out 𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐒 majestic encounter while On Patrol: Live accompanied our Marine Unit patrolling the waterways of Lee County this week. We always love the opportunity to stop and enjoy a moment amongst the hustle and bustle of crime fighting! 🌊 📸🐬 ... See MoreSee Less
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