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DISTRESS CALL INCIDENTOn Saturday, June 27th around 12:40 p.m. near Ashley Dr. and Tyler St. in downtown Tampa, The Tampa Police Department responded to a call of a mother, in apparent distress walking in the street with her 5 children barefoot.One…
Updated: 06/29/2020 - 01:27 pm
“This is a difficult day for all involved. My thoughts are with the family who lost a loved one under tragic circumstances, with the officers who were put into a position that required them to use deadly force, and the innocent store employees who…
Updated: 10/20/2020 - 02:20 pm
DATE/TIME: Monday, December 21, 2020 @ 11:29 AM LOCATION: N 18th St and E 19th Ave VICTIM: 32-year-old black male DETAILS: Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of 'shots heard' in the area of N. 18th St and E. 19th Ave. The officers arrived…
Updated: 12/23/2020 - 08:06 am
Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday January 10, 2021. He is currently self-isolating at home. "Being a cancer survivor, I am very aware of the need to protect myself to avoid any possible complications that could…
Updated: 01/11/2021 - 12:05 pm
                 Tampa Police Detectives are currently working to identify the subject in the photos, who unlawfully and inappropriately grabbed an adult female against her will Sunday night. Witnesses were able to capture the white male suspect,…
Updated: 02/11/2021 - 11:19 am
Master Patrol Officer Jesse Madsen was killed early Tuesday morning when his police vehicle was struck by a wrong way driver on Interstate 275. Just before 1:00 AM on Tuesday morning, Tampa Police began receiving calls about a white vehicle driving…
Updated: 03/09/2021 - 06:00 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
Sunday afternoon, Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of a light-colored sedan that had crashed and was overturned in the waters of the Hillsborough River near the intersection of W. Columbus Drive & N. Riverside Drive. Officers arrived…
Updated: 06/20/2021 - 05:20 pm
The Tampa Police Department had two separate laser incidents this past weekend which affected both Law Enforcement helicopter pilots and commercial aviation pilots. Arrests were made in both cases. On 9-17-2021 at 10:08 p.m., Tampa Police…
Updated: 09/22/2021 - 10:39 am
TAMPA POLICE, HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, AND FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL WORK COORDINATED SHOOTING INVESTIGATIONSDATE/TIME: July 30 starting at 6:52 PM31 year old male arrested after being involved in multiple shootings in the city, county,…
Updated: 07/30/2020 - 06:50 pm
DATE/TIME:  October 20, 2020 @ 8:25 PM    LOCATION:  5000 block N 32nd StVICTIMS: #1/48 year old black male; #2/42 year old black female; #3/56 year old black female (deceased) Details:  Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of ‘shots heard’ in…
Updated: 10/21/2020 - 05:42 am
Drive Merry, Bright, and Sober This Holiday Season: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Details: This holiday season, the Tampa Police Department is partnering with the US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (…
Updated: 12/22/2020 - 08:10 am
Incident Date/Time:  1/10/2021 at 7:15 PM     Location:  6202 N 40th St. Incident Type:  Shooting/Homicide Victim Info:  24-year-old black male (deceased); 23-year-old black female (injured) Details:  On 01/10/21 at approximately 7:15 PM,…
Updated: 01/11/2021 - 01:46 pm
Tampa Police Detectives are working to identify and apprehend the subject who violently assaulted an elderly female as she was walking to work in the 5100 block of N. Nebraska Ave. early Thursday morning. The suspect was in a dark-colored (possibly…
Updated: 02/12/2021 - 11:30 am
TAMPA POLICE MOURN THE LOSS OF MASTER PATROL OFFICER JESSE MADSEN VIDEO LINK (Police Escort of MPO Jesse Madsen) Master Patrol Officer Jesse Madsen was killed early Tuesday morning when his police vehicle was struck by a wrong way driver on…
Updated: 03/09/2021 - 09:43 am
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
On 1/27/2007 an unknown male (later determined to be Jared Vaughn, white male, 2/23/1977) offered to assist the victim in getting home, where she was then sexually battered. DNA collected at the time of the sexual battery did not match to a known…
Updated: 06/22/2021 - 10:20 am
Tampa Police and Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office announce indictment and arrests in the murder of Suni Bell TAMPA, FL (September 30, 2021) – Today, a Hillsborough County grand jury returned an indictment charging five individuals in connection…
Updated: 09/30/2021 - 03:02 pm
Tampa Police Department has launched a new system that allows citizens to file reports online, the Desk Officer Reporting System or DORS.You can access the online reporting by going to www.tampagov.net/PoliceReportThe person filing the report must…
Updated: 09/10/2020 - 09:05 am
Roundtable is final in a five-part series entitled, “A National Discussion on Achieving an American Breakthrough: Mayors and CEOs in Conversation on Equity, Recovery and Growth” Today, October 27th at 2:00 pm ET, Mayor Jane Castor will participate …
Updated: 10/27/2020 - 06:29 am