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  WHAT: 2021 Tampa Police Memorial Ceremony WHEN: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 7:30 PM WHERE: Tampa Police Headquarters, 411 North Franklin Street, Tampa  In 1962, President John F. Kennedy declared May 15 as Peace Officer’s Memorial Day. The week of…
Updated: 05/11/2021 - 08:10 am
DATE/TIME: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 2:43 AM LOCATION: 2700 block E. 12th Avenue SUBJECT: Dandre Lee (black male) 1/19/1980 UPDATE: After hours of negotiations, Tampa Police have taken Dandre Lee into custody without incident. Lee had barricaded…
Updated: 05/11/2021 - 06:55 am
Tampa Police are in the 2700 block of E. 12th Avenue negotiating with an adult male who is believed to be armed and has barricaded himself inside his residence.  Officers originally responded at 2:43 AM for the report of a disturbance regarding the…
Updated: 05/12/2021 - 08:46 am
The Tampa Police Department will hold its annual Memorial Ceremony on May 11. WHAT:                Blue lights will illuminate Old City Hall, Curtis Hixon Park and downtown bridges at sundown during National Police Week WHEN:               May…
Updated: 05/10/2021 - 05:35 pm
On February 8, 2021, Tampa Police detectives began conducting an undercover internet investigation to locate computers in the Tampa area that were offering to distribute files of child pornography. One such computer, determined to be at 510 E…
Updated: 05/06/2021 - 09:30 am
Moments after Tampa Police officers spotted a stolen 2013 gray Hyundai Genesis this afternoon, the driver fled at a high rate of speed. Officers did not engage in a pursuit; however, the Genesis, traveling southbound on N. 28th St, ran through a…
Updated: 05/03/2021 - 05:54 pm
Tampa Police responded to the 3300 block of W. Price Avenue at 12:40 this morning and negotiated for hours with an adult male barricaded himself, alone, inside the residence.  Officers originally responded to the report of a disturbance regarding…
Updated: 05/03/2021 - 06:56 am
Tampa Police are in the 3300 block of W. Price Avenue negotiating with an adult male who has barricaded himself, alone, inside the residence.  Officers originally responded at 12:40 AM to the report of a disturbance regarding the 31-year-old white…
Updated: 05/03/2021 - 05:30 am
In the early hours of April 29, 2021 officers responded to gunshots heard near the 2700 block of E. Columbus Drive. Officers located an adult Hispanic male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and immediately provided first aid. Tampa…
Updated: 04/29/2021 - 09:43 am
In 1974, Officers Frank Gray, Rufus Lewis, James Dukes, and Clarence Nathan - who collectively came to be known as the "Fearless Four" - played a pivotal role in the advancement of many deserving black officers when they filed a complaint with the…
Updated: 04/01/2021 - 06:35 pm
On Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 11:00 AM, Mayor Jane Castor and Chief Brian Dugan will honor the “Fearless Four” Tampa Police officers who, in 1974, filed a discrimination complaint with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission…
Updated: 03/26/2021 - 11:55 am
To be effective in performing our duties, we need the trust and confidence of the residents we serve. Your evaluation of your police department is critically important to ensure our agency performance meets the expectations of the community we serve…
Updated: 03/22/2021 - 02:59 pm
OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING UPDATE SUBJECT CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSUALT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT ARRESTED: Isaac Denmark (black male) 1/23/1964 VICTIMS: Officer 1: 28-year-old white male (4 years @ TPD); Officer 2: 38-year-old white…
Updated: 03/19/2021 - 09:23 am
A funeral service for retired Tampa Police Captain Michael Flynn will take place on Friday, March 19, 2021, at 10:00 AM, at Bay Hope Christian Church located 17030 Lakeshore Road, Lutz, Florida 33558. The service is open to the public. The funeral…
Updated: 03/18/2021 - 06:07 pm
At 10:05 PM, Tampa Police officers driving on N. 22nd St encountered an adult male in the roadway carrying a long gun.  Early investigation reveals officers gave commands for the subject to drop the gun.  One officer fired at the male subject,…
Updated: 03/17/2021 - 11:26 pm
Tampa Police detectives are asking for help identifying the man in the linked video. He is not a suspect in the case but may be able to provide information related to a shooting that took place in the 900 block of S. 22nd St on February 24. If you…
Updated: 03/17/2021 - 08:20 am
It is with deepest sorrow the Tampa Police Department confirms the passing of retired Captain Mike Flynn on Friday evening. Mike began his career with the Tampa Police Department in 1994. In January of 2020, he retired on the same day as his wife…
Updated: 03/13/2021 - 10:23 am
On Thursday morning, March 11, Chief Brian Dugan and Mayor Jane Castor revealed preliminary details of the investigation into the fatal crash that claimed the life of Master Police Officer Jesse Madsen. At approximately 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March…
Updated: 03/11/2021 - 11:57 am
Master Patrol Officer Jesse Madsen Blue lights will light up the sky across Tampa in honor of Master Patrol Officer (MPO) Jesse Madsen. The 16.5-year Tampa Police Department veteran was killed after a wrong-way driver crashed into his police vehicle…
Updated: 03/09/2021 - 04:22 pm
Many members of our community and beyond have contacted the Tampa Police Department offering to donate to Officer Madsen’s family. The Tampa Police foundation (Rise Tampa) has set up ways to officially donate to Officer Madsen’s family. 100% of…
Updated: 03/09/2021 - 02:47 pm