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Cocoa Beach is a sunny tourist town in Florida that is known for its family friendly beaches and historic sights. This is considered the closest beach to Orlando, which means that it is a major tourist destination. Cocoa Beach is just minutes from Port Canaveral, which is a popular cruise terminal, and is considered a city in Brevard County.

Law Enforcement in Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach has its own police department comprised of fifty men and women. The Cocoa Beach Police Department serves 12,800 citizens and an average of 1.5 million tourists who visit the city annually. There are 36 sworn-in police officers in the department that use both marked and unmark patrol vehicles. The department also has all-terrain vehicles, bicycles and watercraft which they use for patrolling purposes. Cocoa Beach Police Department is focused on providing around-the-clock safety works in conjunction with the Electronic Neighborhood Watch Program and the Crime Prevention Tip Sheets program.

It is expressly illegal to racially profile suspects in Cocoa Beach when making arrests, and this is a priority that is heavily emphasized at the department. If you believe that you have been racially profiled when arrested for a crime, it is important to discuss this with your attorney.

Crime Rate in Cocoa Beach, Florida

Cocoa Beach is considered a Florida city with a high crime rate. There are 9 registered sex offenders living in Cocoa Beach as of June 2013, and it is considered the second-most dangerous city in Brevard County after Cocoa. The violent crime rate in Cocoa Beach is 162.9 points higher than the U.S. average with a total of 376.9 crimes per 100,000 persons.

The 2012 crime rates for Cocoa Beach report that there were:

  • 5 rapes
  • 21 robberies
  • 64 assaults
  • 109 burglaries
  • 694 thefts
  • 25 auto thefts
  • 1 arson

Yearly statistics since 2000 show that there have been a total of four murders within the past 12 years, but none were reported in 2012.

If you have been arrested for a crime in Cocoa Beach, Florida, call Steven G. Casanova, P.A. today for representation. This skilled Cocoa Beach criminal defense attorney has an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau and is available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Call right away to learn more: (888) 885-9980!

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Why Choose Steven G. Casanova?

A Local Professional With Over Two Decades' of Experience
  1. Resident of Brevard County for over 50 years
  2. Bilingual in Spanish
  3. Highly personalized attention to your case
  4. Exceptional defense since 1999
  5. Practices in state & federal Courts
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