Titusville is an Atlantic beach town in Brevard County, Florida with approximately 44,000 people. The city is nicknamed Space City, USA because it is so close to the Kennedy Space Center. It is southwest of the Canaveral National Seashore and west of Merritt Island. This beautiful city is 34.2 square miles, making it a decent sized city with a variety of different roads and industries. Titusville's major employers are the aerospace companies in that area.
Titusville's Criminal Activity
Unfortunately, Titusville can be a "seedy town," as a New York Times reporter quipped in 2012. The city has a crime rate that is higher than the national average, and there are fewer officers per 1,000 residents than the Florida average.
The crime statistics from 2012 for Titusville are as follows:
- 4 murders
- 10 cases of arson
- 1,001 reported thefts
- 77 robberies
- 26 reports of rape
- 187 assaults
- 519 burglaries
- 245 auto thefts
Law Enforcement in Titusville
At present, the Titusville Police are enacting a campaign against texting and driving and are enforcing laws regarding this traffic infraction. The police force includes an ATV unit, a SWAT team, and an investigations section. The Brevard County Sheriff's Office also patrols Titusville and has the ability to maintain the law in that area.
Fighting Charges in Titusville
Since 1999, Steven G. Casanova, P.A. has been advocating for residents of Brevard County and all of the cities therein. As a committed and accomplished Titusville criminal defense attorney, you can rest assured that you are in good hands. Our firm has an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau and we offer free consultations.
While our office is based in Melbourne, we are ready and willing to represent Titusville residents suspected of serious crimes. Our lead attorney has worked to distinguish himself as a leading provider of defense for DUI charges. He is a certified breath test maintenance technician and Intoxilyzer 5000 operator, which means that we can use these qualifications to challenge false breath tests. If you want more information about how the firm can help you, call Steven G. Casanova, P.A. today!