As of February 1, 2014 at 0000 hours, Pasco County Animal Control will assume responsibility for enforcing Chapter 14 (Animals) of the Pasco County Code of Ordinances.

The services provided by animal control include, but are not limited to:

  • Enforce Chapter 14 (Animals) of the Pasco County Code of Ordinances.
  • Enforce State Statutes involving dogs and cats.
  • Investigate animal cruelty complaints.
  • Assist Law Enforcement Officer (LEO’s) with drug and vice raids where dogs pose a health and safety threat to the Officers.
  • Assist LEO’s with traffic accidents when animals are inside vehicles.
  • Assist LEO’s with suicides and homicides, when animals are protecting the decedent’s bodies.
  • Assist LEO’s when animals are involved with legal eviction processes.
  • Conducting animal bite investigations.

The full list of services is included in the file below.


Message from Chief Kim Bogart:

Thank you for visiting the City of New Port Richey Police Department’s website.  The men and women of the Police Department are proud to serve the citizens of New Port Richey and stand ready to respond to your requests for service.  

We are very proud of our Police Department and pleased that you are taking the time to get to know us.

Each and every member of New Port Richey Police Department is dedicated to making New Port Richey a safe community for our residents and visitors. Our police personnel are here to assist you with any law enforcement need you may have, from providing information to risking their lives for your protection.

The New Port Richey Police Department is proud to offer a full array of law enforcement services. These services include, but are not limited to, Uniform Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Marine Patrol, Canine Unit, School Resource Officers, Crime Scene, Victim Advocacy and Crime Prevention services.

We invite you to provide us with your input as to how we can serve you better. We are committed to a process of continued improvement and can only accomplish this through feedback from you, our stakeholders.

I am proud to serve as Chief of Police. On behalf of the 65 members of the New Port Richey Police Department, thank you for working with us to make New Port Richey a great place to live and work.

Kim S. Bogart
Kim S. Bogart
Chief of Police