Florida Highway Patrol
A Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency
COURTESY * SERVICE * PROTECTION
The FHP strives to achieve our core values of courtesy, service and protection. It is our job to help ensure the safety and welfare of millions of Florida’s residents and visitors each and every day.
The Office of the Director oversees two Lieutenant Colonels, known as Deputy Directors. The Deputy Director of Patrol Operations is responsible for patrol operations and commercial vehicle enforcement. The Deputy Director of Support Services is responsible for the academy, auxiliary, investigations, technology, recruitment and financial management.
Sworn members of the Florida Highway Patrol are also located in several areas of the Department outside of the division including the Communications Office, Information Systems Administration and the Office of Inspector General.
The Florida Highway Patrol is authorized for 1,982 sworn positions and 514 non-sworn positions for a total of 2,496 full time employees.