Groveland PD

The Groveland Police Department is dedicated to providing professional, high quality law enforcement services to the residents of Groveland. This is accomplished through a high level of training, strong leadership and community involvement. The Groveland Police Deparment now have its own facebook page. Please visit it us here for up to date information that is happening link .

Chief M. Smith Tennyson Commander John Flinn
Chief of Police Commander of Police Services
Phone: (352)429-4166 Phone: (352)429-4166
Fax: (352)429-5559 Fax: (352)429-5559
melvin.tennyson@groveland-fl.gov john.flinn@groveland-fl.gov
Lieutenant Scott Penvose Lieutenant Anthony Biasella
Patrol Division Commander Special Services Commander
Phone: (352)429-4166 Phone: (352)429-4166
Fax: (352)429-5559 Fax: (352)429-5559
scott.penvose@groveland-fl.gov anthony.biasella@groveland-fl.gov
Wendy Joiner Detective Jack Gunter Detective John Moore
Administrative Assistant Criminal Investigator Criminal Investigator
Phone: (352)429-4166 Phone: (352)429-4166 Phone: (352)429-4166
Fax: (352)429-5559 Fax: (352)429-5559 Fax: (352)429-5559
wendy.joiner@groveland-fl.gov jack.gunter@groveland-fl.gov john.moore@groveland-fl.gov


Bicycle safety is very important! Riding your bike can be a lot of fun, but you need to follow the rules and laws to stay safe. Here are a few tips to keep you riding safe (some are laws).
  1. Always wear a helmet.
  2. Obey all traffic signs and signals.
  3. Ride single file on streets and highways and keep to the right side of the road, with the flow of traffic.
  4. Use proper hand signals when in traffic.
  5. No stunts or weaving in and out of traffic!
  6. Stop and look twice before crossing an intersection.
  7. Watch for cars pulling out of driveways, side streets and away from the curb, they may not see you!
  8. Give pedestrians the right of way.
  9. Be sure your bike is in good working order. Check the brakes, tires, chain, and lights before each ride.
  10. If you’re riding between sunset and sunrise, you must have lights, white in front and red in back.
  11. Closed in shoes and riding gloves are a good way to protect your hands and feet if you do have a crash.
Enjoy riding for many years by being a safe rider, like the pros! If you received a traffic ticket and wish to see where the city limits are please click on the link provided. City Limits Map SAFETY TIPS Walking Safety Tips Airbag Child Safety Child Seat Safety
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