Posted on: November 30, 2016

Toy Donations Drop Off Locations

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The Cocoa Police Department has more than 200 children on a list to receive toys this Christmas.  We need our help to fulfill the wish list of every child on that list.  We are accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys from now until De...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

City of Cocoa Partners with Local Municipalities to Share Employee Health Center

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The cities of Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Rockledge and Satellite Beach have approved an interlocal agreement whereby each City will share Employee Health Center services between the Center located in Cocoa and a new location opening early in 2017 in Satellite Be...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Toy Donations Being Accepted

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The City of Cocoa's annual Christmas Toy Drive is underway. We have hundreds of children in need of assistance. Please donate any new, unwrapped toy at any one of the following city facilities:

City Hall, 65 Stone Street
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Posted on: June 7, 2016

Cocoa Welcomes You!

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Whether you are traveling to the area or looking to move, Cocoa is a fantastic destination for you. Cocoa is rich in history and offers many unique experiences. We have a historic downtown shopping district with a variety of stores and restaurants with wa...Visitor Video...

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Posted on: March 25, 2016

SR 520 (Hubert Humphrey Causeway) Bridge Work Planned

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Work is expected to start Monday, March 28, and be complete in spring 2017.
The project involves cleaning and repairing the bridge superstructure, and applying a steel metal coating for waterproofing. The project also involves applying a bridge deck coa...Read on...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Reverse Christmas Parade Runs Through Cocoa

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 4:11 PM

Law enforcement officers from six different agencies including the Cocoa Police Department joined together Wednesday to travel from one end of the county to the other in search of Christmas toys for children throughout ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

CPD Detective Joins Countywide Economic Crimes Task Force

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4:34 p.m.

Detective Ronnie McCarron was sworn in as one of the newest members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Task Force.  McCarron joins a team of eight full-time investigators from the ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Toy Drive Application Period Closed

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016  2:19 P.M.

The Cocoa Police Department is no longer able to accept applications from families wishing to received toys for Christmas.  We currently have more than 100 families registered which equates to more than 4...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Chief Swears in New Officer

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Monday, November 21, 2016 7:22 PM

NEW OFFICER SWORN IN

Chief Mike Cantaloupe administered the police officer’s oath to the newest member of the Cocoa Police Department on Monday.  Johnathan Swain was sworn in during a special ceremony Mon...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Space Coast Marathon and Half-Marathon

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The city is excited about the 45th running of the Space Coast marathon and Half-Marathon, Florida’s oldest marathon. This event will be held on Sunday, November 27th beginning at 6 a.m. We are so proud to be part of this event which not only showcases t...Read on...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Holiday Safety Tips

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Follow these holiday safety tips to make sure you have a safe holiday season.

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

SWAT Roundup

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SWAT Roundup is an annual competition held every November in Orange County. It challenges the abilities of SWAT teams from around the world in a friendly competition. CPD SWAT will compete in a variety of events including rappelling, obstacle course, sh...Read on...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Cocoa High School Robotics Team Donates Toys

Thank you to the Cocoa High Bionic Tigers Robotics Team. The team spent a recent weekend collecting toys and books for our annual toy drive. We are so grateful and we know our Christmas kids will love these gifts!
The Bionic Tigers is a robotics team co...Read on...

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Person of Interest Sought in Arson Investigation

Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:02 PM
PERSON OF INTEREST SOUGHT IN ARSON INVESTIGATION(Cocoa, FL)—Detectives are attempting to identify an individual who fled from an officer as the officer attempted to stop him for questioning about an active arson inve...Read on...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Officers Help Kids Get New Shoes

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 5:24 PM
PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL KIWANIS GROUP PUTS NEW SHOES ON CHILDREN(Cocoa, FL)—Chief Mike Cantaloupe joined several officers and volunteers with the Rockledge Kiwanis Club last week to put new shoes on the feet of more t...Read on...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Reward Offered in Homicide Ivestigation

Thursday, October 27, 2016 11:06 AM
REWARD OFFERED FOR INFORMATION IN HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION

Detectives continue to investigate leads in the shooting death of a 31-year-old man on Wednesday. Walter Thomas Jr. was pronounced deceased early Wednesday m...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Homicide Investigation

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 5:20 PM
Homicide Investigation

(Cocoa, FL)--A 31-year-old man was shot and killed early Wednesday after walking his son the the school bus stop. The victim was shot multiple times after a confrontation with an unidentified ...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Officer Injured in Crash

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:45 PM
Officer Injured in Crash Responding to Disturbance

An officer suffered minor injuries after crashing her patrol car into a ditch while she was responding to an emergency call for an in-progress fight at Cocoa High ...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Governor Thanks Cocoa's First Responders

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 4:08 PM
Governor Rick Scott made an early morning stop at the Cocoa Police Department Tuesday to thank police, firefighters, dispatchers and department staff for their critical response during Hurricane Matthew. During his visi...Read on...

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Reverse Christmas Parade Runs Through Cocoa

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

(Cocoa, FL)—Law enforcement officers from six different agencies including the Cocoa Police Department joined together Wednesday to travel from one end of the county to the other in search of Christmas toys for children t...

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Scam Alert: FPL Imposters

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SCAM ALERT: We were made aware of this scam by a local business owner who was contacted by a person impersonating an FPL employee.
Please be aware of this scam and know how to respond. This message is from the FPL website and we are sharing so all can be...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2016

Thrift Shop Celebrates One Year

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On September 22, 2015 the Cocoa Police Department and its non-profit opened its thrift shop in Byrd Plaza, 801 Dixon Blvd. The Cocoa Community First is a 501c3 dedicated to helping the children in the city of Cocoa. All the proceeds from items sold in t...Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Hurricane Matthew 2016

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On October 6th and 7th, the City of Cocoa activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for the arrival of Hurricane Matthew. Initially Hurricane Matthew was a strong category 4 storm with a forecast track that appeared to be making a direct hit on Bre...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

CPD and Dads Take Kids to School Day

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Monday, September 26, 2016 2:10 PM
DADS, COPS AND KIDS MEET FOR BREAKFASTPolice officers will performed one of their most important “special assignments” when they visited local elementary schools. Hundreds of children went to school with their fathe...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Cocoa Police Investigation Stops Sex Trafficking of a Child

September 30, 2016
Orlando, Florida - United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces that a federal jury found Kennedy Harris, Jr., (23, Cocoa) guilty of sex trafficking of a child, with force, fraud, or coercion, and production of child ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

How to Stop the Pickpocket Thief

It happens in the blink of an eye. Whether you are deliberately distracted or simply unaware of your surroundings, theft is very common crime. In many ways it is a crime of opportunity. Here are 7 ways you are vulnerable to pickpockets - and how to pre...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Mayor's Community Summit

Wednesday, September 08 2016 2:24 PM
More than 50 citizens attended the 2016 Mayor’s Community Summit on September 8th at the Cocoa Civic Center, 430 Delannoy Avenue. The theme for the summit was “Engaging Citizens. Creating a Safer Community.” The ma...Read on...


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