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Smallest Police Station in the World | Phone Booth Police Station | Carrabelle, FL

Since 1968, this phone booth in Carrabelle, Florida, has been the home of the World's Smallest Police Station. A police force of 3 officers uses this phone booth as their police headquarters, as they sit on a park bench waiting for someone to call. This phone booth police station is one of the most off-beat tourist attractions this small town has to offer visitors.

No police department in the world has a smaller police station than the force in Carrabelle, FL. The force has utilized this phone booth police station as a fully operational and functional police station since 1968.

There is probably no other in the world as famous as the smallest police station, as it has been featured on a number of TV shows and books. If you are going to be in the Carrabelle Florida area, you should swing by and take your picture with the world's smallest police station.

105 St. James Ave.
Carrabelle, FL  32322
The World’s Smallest Police Station
Monday - Friday: 10am - 2pm
Phone Booth Police Station

The smallest police station in the world is located in a phone booth on the corner of U.S. 98 and CR67.

This oddity came into being on March 10, 1963. The original “Police Station” was actually a call box that was bolted to a building at the corner of U.S. 98 and Tallahassee Street. The fine citizens took pity on the local policeman who would get drenched while answering the phone in the rain. So when the telephone company decided to replace its worn out phone booth in front of Burda’s Pharmacy with a new one, the old phone booth was fixed up and given to the officer.

Having been featured on television shows such as Real People, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, The Today Show, and Johnny Carson, this piece of Florida history offers you a rare photo op. These days, the Carrabelle Police force has grown to three officers and very comfortable park bench.

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This article was contributed by in August 2012 and updated in August 2014. It has been viewed 5,391 times.

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