Criminal Justice

The criminal justice system in Pasco County, Florida, operates with a commitment to upholding the rule of law, ensuring public safety, and promoting accountability. Consisting of various agencies and entities, including law enforcement agencies such as the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments, as well as the Pasco County Clerk of Circuit Court’s Office and the Office of the State Attorney, the system works collaboratively to investigate crimes, prosecute offenders, and administer justice. From initial investigations to court proceedings and incarceration, each component of the criminal justice system plays a vital role in maintaining order and protecting the rights of individuals within Pasco County. Through a combination of law enforcement efforts, legal proceedings, and community engagement initiatives, the criminal justice system in Pasco County strives to create a safe and just environment for all residents.