Special Operations Bureau

Major Rich Mills
Support Services Division Commander

Major Rich Mills

411 N. Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602


The Special Operations Bureau serves the community by air, land and sea. These areas help reduce crime by offering specialized support and resources to uniform patrol officers and the Criminal Investigations Division. The division includes Aviation Unit, Special Teams, Traffic Squad, K9 Squad, Mounted Unit, Marine Unit, Special Incident Management Unit.

The Specialty Teams are also part of the Special Operations Division including: Hostage Negotiation Team, Tactical Response Team, Dive Team, Honor Guard and Bomb Team.