Public Information Office

The FMPD Public Information Office manages the release of public messages and press releases along with handling public relations, public service announcements, newsletters and social media. The Public Information Officer (PIO) is on call to the department 24/7 and coordinates all inquiries from the media, serves as the agency’s spokesperson and arranges interviews between the media and members of the department.


J. Mitchell (Mitch) Haley is the Public Information Officer for the department and brings a background of broadcasting, advertising, reporting and media management to the position. Haley is a former medical reporter, the first Production and Operations manager for WFTX-TV (FOX), Promotions and Marketing manager for WTVK-TV (WB) and Associate General Manager of WGCU-TV/FM (PBS/NPR). In addition, he has run two local advertising agencies, served as President of the Advertising Federation of Southwest Florida and is a former volunteer board member and producer of local Crimestoppers re-enactment video episodes for the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.

Inquiries can be made to the Public Information Office via email at fmpdpio@fmpolice.com.


  1. J. Mitchell (Mitch) Haley

    J. Mitchell (Mitch) Haley 


    Public Information Officer


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  1. Spring 2018 Newsletter

  2. January / February 2018

    The November / December 2017 FMPD Connection Newsletter contents include Message from the Chief, Spotlight on New Deputy Chief Meyers, Community Policing Training, introduction of new FMPD officers, Officers of the Month, and more! View Newsletter Contents & Download
  3. November / December 2017

    The November / December 2017 FMPD Connection Newsletter contents include Message from the Chief, introduction of new FMPD officers, Officers of the Month, Spotlight on the Bicycle Unit, feature on the Cops & Joggers event, and more! View Newsletter Contents & Download
  4. August / September 2017

    The August / September 2017 FMPD Connection Newsletter contents include Message from the Chief, Spotlight on Deputy Chief Pepitone, Brotherhood Ride Rolls Into Fort Myers, Behind the Lines: Meet Our CSI Unit, 10th Annual Cops & Joggers Race, and more! View Newsletter Contents & Download
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