Welcome to Patrol Zone 1

Assistant Chief Jackson Short Zone Commander:  Assistant Chief Jackson Short

Please click on the links below for more information about:


Zone 1 Contact InformationZone 1 Substation

The zone commander's office is at the substation and patrol officers assigned to the zone report there for roll call. 

Gateway Town Center
5258-13 Norwood Ave. (Map It)
Jacksonville, FL 32208
Phone: (904) 924-5361
Fax: (904) 924-5371
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon. - Fri.
Email*: JSOzone1@jaxsheriff.org

*If you need police services, do not use this email. Call (904) 630-0500 (non-emergency number) or 9-1-1 (emergency number).

You can go to a substation for most non-emergency police services. For example, if you need a police report, you can go to a substation.

Effective April 1, 2012 fingerprint services will only be available at the Police Memorial Building located at 501 E. Bay Street or at one of the locations on the FDLE Authorized Fingerprint Providers List*.


Map of Zone 1 - divisions represent sub-sectors

Zone 1


Please click here for a larger city-wide map of the zones.

Each Zone is divided into three sectors and each sector is divided into sub sectors. Click on the link below to view the sub sectors in Zone 1.

Sheriff's Watch Meeting Information

Sheriff's Watch LogoWhat strengthens relationships between citizens and police? We believe that happens when citizens and police can take a walk together; get online and hear from each other; go to a meeting and speak to one another in a relaxed environment; join together in a class; or on a ride along with a police officer. These are encounters where information is exchanged and trust is built.

For more than 20 years the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has had a Sheriff's Advisory Council. The monthly meetings, in the areas where citizens work and live, is citizen led and provides an opportunity for that face to face discussion about crime issues facing our neighborhoods. JSO police are active participants, and together solutions and recommendations are discussed and implemented. There is an accountability and more importantly, a bond that grows from people knowing they can come to a meeting to get a resolution to a problem, or learn the many ways crime can be prevented. These active members are our "Advisors". Please click here to apply.

For more information about Sheriff's Watch please call the Community Affairs Division at (904) 630-2160 or click here.

Zone 1 Sheriff's Watch leaders and meeting information:*

Sector A
Derrick Joyce
Co-Chair: Evie Welch
Meetings: 11 a.m., 3rd Wednesday of every month at the Downtown Public Library, 303 N. Laura Street

Sector B
Tim Hope
Co-Chair:  Rob Rakowski
Meetings: 6 p.m., 4th Tuesday of month, Kennedy Community Center 1133 Ionia Street

Sector C
Mary Ann Whittle
Co-Chair: Dr. Alzic Upton
Meetings: 7 p.m., 3rd Thursday of month at Caroline Oaks Apartments, 5175 North Main Street

*Note: Sheriff's Watch meetings are subject to change. Please contact the zone telephone number to verify meeting time and location before the meeting date. Please note that most Sheriff Watche Groups do not meet in December. In November all Sheriff's Watch Groups meet together for an annual city-wide meeting.


Crime Statistics / Crime Mapping

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