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


  1. Drug Bust
  2. Arrested
  3. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  4. Great Job
  5. Breaking News
  6. Extra Extra
  7. Special Event
  8. Arrested
  9. Investigation-Graphic
  10. Welcome-New-Staff-FFC-Chicago-1030x687
  11. Arrested
  12. Drug Bust
  13. Investigation-Graphic
  14. Arrested
  15. Special Event
  16. Extra Extra
  17. Arrested
  18. Identify Me
  19. Identify Me
  20. Body Found
  21. Identify Me
  22. Welcome-New-Staff-FFC-Chicago-1030x687
  23. Breaking News
  24. Arrested
  25. Neighbors Tile
  26. Scam Alert
  27. Great Job
  28. Impersonator
  29. Identify Me
  30. Identify Me
  31. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  32. Identify Me
  33. missing-person-graphic
  34. missing-person-graphic
  35. missing-person-graphic
  36. Identify Me
  37. Identify Me
  38. Arrested
  39. Arrested
  40. Shooting Splash Image
  41. FMPD_Respect_for_Law_Camp
  42. Breaking News
  43. Identify Me
  44. Investigation-Graphic
  45. Extra Extra
  46. PAL Logo
  47. Arrested
  48. Great Job
  49. Shooting Splash Image
  50. Breaking News
  51. Arrested
  52. Arrested
  53. Shooting Splash Image
  54. Arrested
  55. Shooting Splash Image
  56. Jobbers-Miller Tile
  57. Breaking News
  58. Investigation-Graphic
  59. Scam Alert
  60. Arrested
  61. Stranger Danger
  62. Identify Me
  63. Special Event
  64. Breaking News
  65. Body Found
  66. Great Job
  67. Barbershop Conversations
  68. Body Found
  69. Fifth Third Bank robber
  70. Shooting Splash Image
  71. Bank Robbery
  72. missing-person-graphic
  73. Shooting Splash Image
  74. DEA Drug Take Back
  75. Shooting Splash Image
  76. Breaking News
  77. Extra Extra
  78. Arrested
  79. Special Event
  80. Identify Me
  81. Extra Extra
  82. Special Event
  83. Arrested
  84. Breaking News
  85. Arrested
  86. Breaking News
  87. missing-person-graphic
  88. Congratulations
  89. Identify Me
  90. Hit and Run
  91. Extra Extra
  92. Identify Me
  93. Identify Me
  94. Crime Scene
  95. Special Event
  96. Congratulations on Promotion
  97. Crime Scene
  98. Stranger Danger
  99. PAL Logo
  100. Congratulations
  101. Identify Me
  102. Identify Me
  103. Stranger Danger
  104. Congratulations
  105. Extra Extra
  106. Arrested
  107. Arrested
  108. Arrested
  109. PACE presentation 2019
  110. Honor Chair1
  111. Extra Extra
  112. Crime Scene
  113. FM_4thQtr2018-Pate TILE
  114. Arrested
  115. Identify Me
  116. Arrested
  117. Arrested
  118. Shooting Splash Image
  119. Shooting Splash Image
  120. Identify Me
  121. Shooting Splash Image
  122. Identify Me
  123. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  124. Identify Me
  125. Congratulations on Promotion
  126. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  127. Arrested
  128. Special Event
  129. Stranger Danger
  130. Prisoner Escape
  131. Burlington 2 females12-16-18
  132. Hart, Alan
  133. Arrested
  134. Arrested
  135. Portillio, Marvin Hernan
  136. Fatal Crash
  137. Identify Me
  138. Identify Me
  139. 2018 Silver Gloves
  140. Francisco,Ramiro Juan
  141. Fatal Crash
  142. Washington, Terris Devon
  143. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  144. Benitez, Jose Juan
  145. FMPD_Suspect
  146. Washek
  147. Shooting Splash Image
  148. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  149. Sugar_Bert_Team
  150. Lewis Ladson
  151. Shooting Splash Image
  152. COACH (3)
  153. rotc
  154. Hit and Run
  155. Hit and Run
  156. 2018 Winning Team
  157. MissionBBQ_Red-Cups
  158. Extra Extra
  159. Tyson
  160. Extra Extra
  161. Iroquois 1
  162. Burlington_Female_suspect2
  163. Debit Card Thief
  164. Mexico Beach
  165. Shooting Splash Image
  166. thumbnail
  167. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  168. Shooting Splash Image
  169. Cops and Joggers 240
  170. Cops and Joggers 240
  171. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  172. Coffee with a COP
  173. Thornton
  174. Crash Arrests
  175. Crime Scene
  176. Fatal Crash
  177. Persons of interest
  178. Palmer
  179. Fatal Crash
  180. Crime Scene
  181. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  182. Extra Extra
  183. Shooting Splash Image
  184. Cops Joggers
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