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Captain John Cataldo
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WELCOME TO THE FT. PIERCE DISTRICT

Known for the vast amount of treasure just off shore in the beautiful Atlantic Ocean

The Ft. Pierce district includes 2433+ square miles which consists of St. Lucie, Martin, Indian River and Okeechobee counties. There are 37 uniformed personnel assigned to this area of which 7 are supervisory personnel, 6 are traffic homicide investigators, 2 are felony team members and 22 are road troopers.

The area recreational activities include both in shore and off shore sport fishing, skin and scuba diving plus boating and fishing on the Indian River. Diving for treasure is also a popular attraction with all the sunken ships off our coast, hence the name "Treasure Coast". An abundance of regulation golf courses are spread out over our four county area for those interested.

St. Lucie County is known for its old heritage of pineapple plantations and bountiful citrus groves. The New York mets call this area home during spring training. Total population of St. Lucie County is 186,315 with 147,020 registered vehicles and 149,315 licensed drivers.

Indian River County citrus is world famous, boasting some of the best grapefruit and oranges on the market. In early spring you can catch some of the local festivals such as Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival and Indian River County Firefighters Fair. All during the year many arts and crafts shows and antique shows are held with local and out of state vendors participating. Total population for Indian River County is 107,067 with 93,011 registered vehicles and 94,680 licensed drivers.

Martin County is the Sailfish Capital of the World with many opportunities to test your skill in this sport. Festivals in the area include October Fest and Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival which is held in early November with famous name entertainment on hand. Total population for Martin County is 120,617 with 118,936 registered vehicles and 111,504 licensed drivers.

Okeechobee County encompasses 774 square miles and is the home of the second largest freshwater lake (730 sq. mi.) totally within the confines of the United States. Beef cattle ranching is the county’s oldest industry. Okeechobee County leads the state with 133,000 beef cattle. Okeechobee also leads the state in dairy cattle with 32,000 dairy cows. These cattle produce an estimated 54,688,000 gallons of milk every year. Total population of Okeechobee County is 35,439 with 33,795 registered vehicles and 29,401 licensed drivers.

THANKS FOR VISITING THE FT. PIERCE DISTRICT


2929 N. 25th Street
Ft. Pierce, FL 34946
(772)468-3967

 


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