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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…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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 The 18 to 24 age group ranks #1 in Hillsborough County cases according to statistics from the Florida Department of Health WHAT: A disc jockey and free giveaways will accompany a mobile vaccine…

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To mark Mayor Jane Castor’s second year in office, the City of Tampa celebrates the achievements and milestones of the current administration. Watch and share the video on Facebook, Twitter, …

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Tampa will shine blue and yellow in honor of Hillsborough Community College's Virtual Commencement Ceremony this Friday, May 7  WHAT: Old City Hall will shine blue and yellow this Friday for HCC's…

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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.…

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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…

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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,…

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Mayor Jane Castor launched Bridges to Business' in 2019 to help increase minority firm participation WHAT: City of Tampa Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) and Purchasing staff will provide in- person…

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"The best decisions are made by local authorities who are closest to the unique health and welfare needs of our communities. We will continue to follow CDC guidelines and encourage all of our…

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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…

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The City of Tampa removed the two-hour max restriction for downtown on-street parking to improve the customer experience and make parking more convenient. As part of the City of Tampa Parking…

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City of Tampa employees are joining hands with Davis Islands Garden Club members to plant a Silver Buttonwood (conocarpus erectus var. sericeus) in celebration of Arbor Day. The Garden Club ceremony…

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The City of Tampa is joining hands with Tampa General Hospital and LifeLink of Florida to encourage residents to register as organ, eye, and tissue donors during National Donate Life Month which is…

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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…

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The Aviation Unit (Unit) is a support function for the street patrol officers of the Tampa Police Department (Police) and has three helicopters – one Bell 206L4 and two Bell 407s. The Unit also…

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THE LUNCHEON’S KEYNOTE SPEAKER WILL BE MS. SYLVIA ACEVEDO, FORMER CEO GIRL SCOUTS USA. Mayor Jane Castor and the City of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council proudly announce Ms. Sylvia Acevedo,…

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Watch on Facebook live: https://fb.watch/51JXH9GOMB/ Tampa Mayor Jane Castor's Economic Advisory Committee announced key findings aimed at addressing local economic and social disparities during a…

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Additional details on the City of Tampa’s Earth Day celebration Watch the press conference on Facebook live: https://fb.watch/52VYX1PqA8/  Watch the LEED for Cities video: City Of Tampa Gold LEED…

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In honor of Earth Month, Mayor Jane Castor and the Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management recognized the 2021 3R's Art & Poetry Contest winners in an outdoor ceremony…

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Crosswalks to Classrooms installation at Dr. Carter G. Woodson PK-8The Florida Department of Transportation recently presented its 2020 Planning Innovation of the Year award to the City of Tampa for…

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"A verdict can't undo the tragedy of last summer, but this decision can ensure that George Floyd's life was not lost in vain.  His death is prompting the law enforcement profession to evolve across…

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Adriana "Adri" ColinaTampa Mayor Jane Castor recently named Adriana "Adri" Colina the City's new Director of Logistics and Asset Management. Colina, a 32-year employee, is now responsible for 6.5…