Venice Police Department, Venice Florida has been alerted that scammers are contacting citizens in the Venice area posing as Venice Police Officers and demanding money to avoid arrest for various charges or warrants. The number that appears on your phone is the Venice Police Department phone number and the names they are using are actual Venice Police Officers.
Please don’t fall victim to this scam, the Police Department will NEVER demand money or collect money to avoid charges or warrants. If in doubt, hang up and call the police department to verify a suspicious contact.