7432 Little Rd
New Port Richey, FL 34654
The District 1 Patrol Division encompasses approximately 140 square miles and is divided into two sections, north and south, that run west of U. S. Highway 41 and north of Ridge Road to the Hernando County line. These two sections are divided into 10 patrol zones averaging 14 square miles per zone.
Patrol – The Patrol Division consists of four platoons divided into 10 squads providing uninterrupted law enforcement services to the over 127,000 citizens that live in the area.
The specialized units assigned to District 1 are Property Crimes, STAR, ILO and Code Enforcement.
Property Crimes – The Property Crimes Detective Unit assigned to District 1 is responsible for working all of the property related crimes that occur in the district.
STAR – The Strategic Targeted Area Response Team assigned to District 1 targets a five square mile area for enhanced law enforcement activities and targets prolific offenders that reside with the district area.
ILO – The Intelligence Liaison Officer / Detective assigned to District 1 is responsible for gathering intelligence on criminals and criminal organizations as well as recent crime trends.
Code Enforcement Officer – The Code Enforcement Officer assigned to District 1 is responsible for addressing quality of life issues as related to county code enforcement.
The District 1 Operations Center is located at 7432 Little Road in New Port Richey. The district is commanded by Captain James Steffens.