Under the direction of Chief Craig Capri, the Eustis Police Department provides professional, efficient, and effective law enforcement services within the City of Eustis. With a total of 62 department employees, 41 sworn officers maintain a high level of crime deterrence utilizing highly visible, pro-active patrols and special operations.
Through a community policing philosophy, the department provides people and community-oriented law enforcement services, with excellent community involvement and support. Highly specialized programs and patrols, such as Criminal Investigations Unit, Special Enforcement Unit, SWAT, K-9, Bicycle Patrol program and Communications enhance the level of services provided to the community.
Neighborhood Watch, Citizens Police Academy, and “Coffee with a Cop” are some of the special programs hosted by the department. Crime avoidance and prevention seminars are given throughout the year to businesses, civic groups, and other organizations. Police Department tours, K-9 demonstrations, and other informative presentations are conducted for all elementary schools, as well as to various youth organizations.
Chief Craig Capri
Capri joins the City of Eustis having served the City of Daytona Beach Police Department for 31 years. Over that time, he served as a police officer, detective, Team Member for the Special Response Team, sergeant, lieutenant, SWAT Team Commander, and captain. Capri has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice, both from the University of Central Florida.