Welcome to the DeLand Police Department's web portal on the CRIMEWATCH Network. We ask that you use the information found on this site responsibly. Working in partnership with the community we can proactively prevent crime, support victim recovery and hold offenders accountable.
Jason D. Umberger, Chief of Police
The DeLand Police Department on a quarterly and annual basis presents awards for outstanding service by Officer and Civilians in the performance of their Duties.
Here you will see the men and women who receive those awards:
Law Enforcement received a call about a subject asleep under a tree behind a business. When officers arrived, they discovered it was one of the local homeless. The male was asked to leave the property several times and a trespass was issued. He still refused to leave after the trespass, therefore...
While officers were on routine patrol, they made contact with a suspicious subject. Once contact was made and his personal information was obtained; it was discovered that there was an open warrant out of Volusia County for his arrest. Subject was taken into custody at that time without incident.
Law Enforcement received a call about a male inside Publix that was hiding merchandise in his pants. Subject ran out of the store after being approached by Loss Prevention. Subject was located hiding behind a trash dumpster at a local car dealership, taken into custody without incident.
On 11/03/2017 the defendant was observed by Loss Prevention entering the Publix located 299 E International Speedway, Deland. The defendant then selected and concealed coffee products in her purse and exited the store passing all points of sale. The defendant was arrested.