OPD closes lobby due to COVID-19


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Posted September 7, 2021 | Ocala Gazette Staff


The Ocala Police Department announced on Monday it would temporarily close the lobby at its headquarters.

“In an effort to keep the community safe and limit the spread of COVID-19, the Ocala Police Department headquarters lobby, located at 402 S. Pine Ave., will be temporarily closed to the public until further notice,” a press release stated.

While the lobby will be closed, residents will still be able to receive services.

Those who want to speak with an officer can do so through a phone located in front of the lobby entrance. The police’s drive-through window will remain open for record requests. Police reports can also be done online at click here.

For information, please call the communications center at (352) 369-7000.

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