Temple Terrace Police Department
The Temple Terrace Police Department (TTPD) is Hillsborough County’s smallest municipal police department. Founded on March 8, 1928, the Temple Terrace Police Department serves the citizens of the city of Temple Terrace, throughout the primarily suburban seven-square-mile area just northeast of Tampa.
Today, the agency has grown to 30 civilians in support positions and approximately 50 law enforcement officers. Under the direction of the current Chief of Police, Kenneth R. Albano, the City of Temple Terrace uses several detectives who report to a detective corporal and sergeant.
Temple Terrace’s police department has a 12-member SWAT team and an Armed Response Vehicle.
Traffic safety is managed by the Patrol Division of the Temple Terrace Police Department. Patrol officers provide a variety of services ranging from traffic and DUI enforcement to non-emergency calls for service.
The agency also has two K-9 teams available to officers and detectives as needed. K-9 teams participate in narcotics investigations and tracking down fleeing suspects.
The Temple Terrace Police Department has full-time marine patrol services for the Hillsborough River. Through an agreement with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the Maine Unit for the TTPD is responsible for marine, fish, and wildlife law enforcement along the Hillsborough River from the 40th Street bridge in Tampa, all the way north to Nature’s Classroom in Hillsborough County.
To keep citizens informed, the agency publishes a weekly Crime Watch Newsletter and Reported Property Crime Map.
Attorney for an Arrest by the Temple Terrace Police Department
If you were arrested for a criminal offense by an officer with the Temple Terrace Police Department, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Sammis Law Firm.
For more than twelve years, our main office was been at the same location in downtown Tampa, FL, at 1005 N. Marion St., Tampa, FL. Our five attorneys fight serious criminal charges throughout the greater Tampa Bay area.
Our attorneys are also familiar with the tactics used by the patrol officers focused on DUI enforcement at the Temple Terrace Police Department. For all types of felony and misdemeanor investigations, our attorneys understand the standard operating procedures used by police officers in Temple Terrace, FL.
If an officer with the Temple Terrace Police Department seized your money, vehicle, or other valuable property for forfeiture, then we can help you file a demand for an adversarial preliminary hearing to get the property back.
Facts about the Temple Terrace Police Department
The Temple Terrace Police Department was assessed by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) on Tuesday, July 28th, 2020. The three-day examination looked at several parts of the department’s policies, procedures, management, operations, and support services.
As part of special COVID-19 precautions, the assessment was conducted remotely to adapt to current operational needs during the health crisis.
As part of the three-day assessment on-site, the general public, police department staff, and other city employees were able to offer comments to the assessment team about the Police Department’s ability to meet the standards of accreditation, in compliance with the rules in the CFA 5th Edition Standards Manual.
City of Temple Terrace Police Department – Visit the website of the City of Temple Terrace to find information on the police department. Kenneth R. Albano is the current Chief of Police. The Temple Terrace Police Department leadership works closely with City Manager Charles Stephenson.City of Temple Terrace Police Department
11250 N 56th St
Temple Terrace, Florida
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