The Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating a bicycle crash that happened just before 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 17th Street and U.S. 301 in Sarasota.
06/20/2019 4:41 PM
Sarasota Police Officers are investigating a triple fatality crash that happened just after midnight on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, on John Ringling Causeway in the area of Bird Key in Sarasota.
06/19/2019 8:45 AM
Beginning Monday, June 17, the state law prohibiting firearms at meetings of governing bodies will begin to be actively enforced in the City of Sarasota.
06/13/2019 3:29 PM
The construction will take approximately 120 days to complete.
In light of today’s announcement about the Sarasota Orchestra expanding its site exploration for a new music center, the City of Sarasota reiterates its deep and continuing commitment to this cultural institution.
05/30/2019 2:40 PM
Johnny Belvin, 25, of Sarasota, and Eunique Arnold, 21, of Sarasota, have both been arrested and are facing multiple felony charges following a traffic stop Thursday afternoon.
05/28/2019 7:55 AM
The intersection of Main Street and Lemon Avenue in downtown Sarasota is expected to close to vehicular traffic beginning May 28 for approximately five weeks as work begins on the Lemon Avenue streetscape project. The intersection is anticipated to reopen in time for the annual downtown “Boats on th
05/24/2019 10:31 AM
The Sarasota Police Department will take social media followers on another “virtual ride-along.” On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, beginning at 8 a.m., Twitter users can “ride along” for another ‘Tweet from the Beat’ with the Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit.
05/22/2019 3:08 PM
The City of Sarasota, in conjunction with the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee, will host the annual Memorial Day parade at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27, in downtown Sarasota.
05/21/2019 9:54 AM
The annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 27, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. at Main Street and Osprey Avenue in Sarasota. There will be several tow away zones and street closure notices that will be in place for Monday, May 27, 2019.
05/21/2019 8:39 AM
The intersection at North Orange Avenue and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way in north Sarasota will be partially closed to traffic beginning Tuesday, May 28, as crews begin work on a water main replacement project.
05/20/2019 2:44 PM
City of Sarasota administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.
05/20/2019 9:36 AM
On Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., the Sarasota Police Department and the Civilian Volunteer Marine Program will partner with the United States Coast Guard Flotilla 84 and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission for an Interagency Boating Safety Inspection Day at Centennial Park.
05/16/2019 8:32 AM
The Sarasota Police Department Crisis Negotiation Unit (CNU), Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) and Detective Anthony DeFrancisco were honored Monday night during Congressman Vern Buchanan’s 16th District Congressional Law Enforcement Awards.
05/14/2019 12:50 PM
Hundreds of archived City Commission meetings, dating as far back as 1990, are now available on demand via the City of Sarasota website www.SarasotaFl.Gov
05/13/2019 2:24 PM
To help keep drivers and passengers stay safe, the Sarasota Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep families safe, the national seat belt campaign will take place May 13 through June 2, concurrent with the busy travel season.
05/10/2019 8:27 AM
Everyone who lives, works and plays in Sarasota is invited to get on board as the City embarks on Sarasota in Motion, its first citywide transportation master plan.
05/08/2019 9:10 AM
The Sarasota Police Department appreciates the outpouring of prayers, support and thoughts that have been sent for Chief Bernadette DiPino and her family.
05/03/2019 10:41 AM
The Permitting Division within the Development Services Department will have very limited customer service next week May 6-9 and the office will be closed Friday, May 10 as the division modernizes and continues the process of digitizing to a new enterprise computer system.
05/02/2019 4:33 PM
On Saturday, April 27, 2019, Officers with the Sarasota Police Department Street Crimes Unit collected 38 pounds of unused, expired and unwanted prescriptions drugs during the National Drug Take-Back Initiative with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
04/29/2019 10:36 AM