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. Breaking News
  2. Extra Extra
  3. Arrested
  4. Special Event
  5. Identify Me
  6. Extra Extra
  7. Special Event
  8. Arrested
  9. Breaking News
  10. Arrested
  11. Breaking News
  12. missing-person-graphic
  13. Congratulations
  14. Identify Me
  15. Hit and Run
  16. Extra Extra
  17. Identify Me
  18. Identify Me
  19. Crime Scene
  20. Special Event
  21. Congratulations on Promotion
  22. Crime Scene
  23. Stranger Danger
  24. PAL Logo
  25. Congratulations
  26. Identify Me
  27. Identify Me
  28. Stranger Danger
  29. Congratulations
  30. Extra Extra
  31. Arrested
  32. Arrested
  33. Arrested
  34. PACE presentation 2019
  35. Honor Chair1
  36. Extra Extra
  37. Crime Scene
  38. FM_4thQtr2018-Pate TILE
  39. Arrested
  40. Identify Me
  41. Arrested
  42. Arrested
  43. Shooting Splash Image
  44. Shooting Splash Image
  45. Identify Me
  46. Shooting Splash Image
  47. Identify Me
  48. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  49. Identify Me
  50. Congratulations on Promotion
  51. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  52. Arrested
  53. Special Event
  54. Stranger Danger
  55. Prisoner Escape
  56. Burlington 2 females12-16-18
  57. Hart, Alan
  58. Arrested
  59. Arrested
  60. Portillio, Marvin Hernan
  61. Fatal Crash
  62. Identify Me
  63. Identify Me
  64. 2018 Silver Gloves
  65. Francisco,Ramiro Juan
  66. Fatal Crash
  67. Washington, Terris Devon
  68. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  69. Benitez, Jose Juan
  70. FMPD_Suspect
  71. Washek
  72. Shooting Splash Image
  73. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  74. Sugar_Bert_Team
  75. Lewis Ladson
  76. Shooting Splash Image
  77. COACH (3)
  78. rotc
  79. Hit and Run
  80. Hit and Run
  81. 2018 Winning Team
  82. MissionBBQ_Red-Cups
  83. Extra Extra
  84. Tyson
  85. Extra Extra
  86. Iroquois 1
  87. Burlington_Female_suspect2
  88. Debit Card Thief
  89. Mexico Beach
  90. Shooting Splash Image
  91. thumbnail
  92. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  93. Shooting Splash Image
  94. Cops and Joggers 240
  95. Cops and Joggers 240
  96. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  97. Coffee with a COP
  98. Thornton
  99. Crash Arrests
  100. Crime Scene
  101. Fatal Crash
  102. Persons of interest
  103. Palmer
  104. Fatal Crash
  105. Crime Scene
  106. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  107. Extra Extra
  108. Shooting Splash Image
  109. Cops Joggers
  110. Extra Extra
  111. Trevon Tillman
  112. Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller
  113. Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller
  114. Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller
  115. Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller
  116. Crime Scene
  117. LAOB-2018
  118. Leonard gun 1
  119. Crime Scene
  120. Kay Jeweler thief
  121. FBINA
  122. Shooting Splash Image
  123. Identify Me
  124. Kohls Who Am I
  125. FMPD_Respect_for_Law_Camp
  126. FMPD_Respect_for_Law_Camp
  127. FMPD-ADO-Billbord-LockIt
  128. Homicide-Investigation-graphic
  129. Crime Scene
  130. New Feature
  131. Witness_Still_McGregor-Lynwood
  132. Pablo
  133. Drakes
  134. Jackie Johnson
  135. Camp_Taser_Demo
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