Place:Indian Shores, Pinellas, Florida, United States

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NameIndian Shores
Alt namesIndian Rocks Beach South Shoresource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12008766
TypeTown
Coordinates27.851°N 82.843°W
Located inPinellas, Florida, United States
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Indian Shores is a town in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. The town is a beach-front community situated on a barrier island west of Seminole, Florida. The population was 1,420 at the 2010 census. The town has recently undergone multiple construction and renovation projects, including utility undergrounding, road re-surfacing, and the placement of pedestrian safety measures. The town staff recently moved into a new municipal center which replaces the decades-old, antiquated facility. The new building houses all Town Departments, and a Council Chambers for official meetings. The Fourth Floor of the building has a large banquet hall, with waterfront balcony views on both sides.

Indian Shores also maintains a municipal Police Department, staffed and operational 24 hours per day, 365 days a year. The ISPD occupies a new modernized Police operations facility in the Municipal Center. The Police Department also provides Police Services to the neighboring Town of Redington Shores. Services are provided through traditional vehicle patrol, as well as ATV patrol on the sand beach areas; and a Police vessel for marine patrol. In addition to uniformed services, the Department also has a Criminal Investigation Division. Created in 1964, the Police Department is currently headed by Chief Terry Hughes.

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