Law Enforcement Agencies in Hillsborough County

We created this list of law enforcement agencies in Hillsborough County, FL. Each agency has its own unique programs dealing with DUI education, prevention, and enforcement.

At the Sammis Law Firm, our attorneys are focused on criminal and DUI defense in Hillsborough County, FL. Contact our DUI Lawyers in Tampa, Florida to discuss the particular facts of your criminal case.

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Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office – The mission of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is to protect and serve the citizens of Hillsborough County. Hillsborough County maintains order and improves the quality of life for Hillsborough County residents.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
2008 E. 8th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33601
Phone: 813-247-8000

Tampa Police Department – The mission of the Tampa Police Department is to reduce crime and enhance the quality of life through a cooperative partnership with citizens.

Tampa Police Department
411 N. Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
911 (emergencies)
813-231-6130 (non-emergency)

Plant City Police Department – The Plant City Police Department employs a staff of 99 people, 74 of whom are sworn law enforcement officers.

Plant City Police Department
Bill McDaniel, Chief of Police
P.O. Box 4709
Plant City, FL 33563
911(emergency only) or (813) 757-9200
Fax: (813) 757-9121
Plant City:

University of South Florida Police Department – The mission of the University of South Florida Police Department (USFPD) is to protect students, faculty and visitors to USF.

University of South Florida Police
4202 E Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620

Temple Terrace Police Department – The Temple Terrace Police Department envisions a safer community where people experience a better quality of life and a true sense of community resulting from reduced criminal activity due to enhanced police-community partnerships.

Temple Terrace Police Department
11250 N. 56th Street
Temple Terrace, FL 33617

Florida Highway Patrol – To promote a safe driving environment through aggressive law enforcement, public education, and safety awareness; reduce the number and severity of traffic crashes in Florida; preserve and protect human life, property, and the rights of all people in accordance with the constitutions and laws of the United States and the State of Florida; design and implement prevention strategies and aggressively enforce DUI laws and other violations identified as crash causation factors.

Florida Highway Patrol
11305 N. McKinley Drive
Tampa, FL 33612
813-632-6859 or *FHP from cell phone

Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) – If you have been the victim of a crime or have information relating to a crime, contact your nearest FBI office. The Tampa Division’s FBI Tip Line is 1-866-838-1153. All complaints are confidential.

Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)
Contact Person: Sara Oates
5525 W. Gray Street Tampa, FL 33609
Telephone Number: (813)253-1000
Fax: 813-253-1432
Hours of Operation: 8:15 am-5:00 pm, M-F

Florida Department of Law Enforcement – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement provides investigative, forensic, and protective services to local, state, and federal agencies. The Investigations and Forensic Science Program provides Investigative Services, Public Assistance Fraud Services, Mutual Aid and Protective Services, and Crime Laboratory Services. FDLE conducts independent investigations and coordinates multi-jurisdictional and special criminal investigations with local, state, and federal authorities in four key investigative focus areas: major drugs, violent crime, public integrity, and fraud/economic crime.

Contact Person: Richard Morera
4211 North Lois Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614
(813) 878-7300
Fax: (813) 878-7303

Tampa International Airport Police – The Airport Police Department at the Tampa International Airport provides traditional law enforcement services in addition to enforcing federal regulations associated with transportation security. The Tampa International Airport Police Department is a full-service, nationally accredited law enforcement agency comprised of 44 support personnel, 59 traffic specialists, and 69 sworn police officers.

Tampa International Airport Police Department
Street Address:
4100 George J. Bean Parkway
Tampa, Florida 33607Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 22287
Tampa, Florida 33622-2287

Additional Resources

Florida Impaired Driving Coalition – Established in 2009, the Florida Impaired Driving Coalition (FIDC) was established to reduce impaired driving-related deaths and injuries by addressing impaired driving legislation, judicial rulings, new technologies, education, and enforcement protocols. By bringing together technical stakeholders and subject matter experts from various disciplines, FIDC provides recommendations and reviews critical impaired driving issues. Some members are employed by state and local law enforcement agencies in Florida.

Information on Law Enforcement Agencies in Hillsborough County, FL

If you were arrested in Hillsborough County, FL, for DUI or another type of criminal traffic offense such as hit and run, leaving the scene of an accident, or reckless driving, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at the Sammis Law Firm.

During the initial consultation, we can discuss the criminal charges pending against you, the best way to protect your driver’s license from the administrative suspension, and the unique facts in your case.

We can begin your defense today. Contact us to discuss your case.

Call 813-250-0500.

This article was last updated on Thursday, November 16, 2023.

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