Patrol Operations

Michael Hutner
Deputy Chief of Operations

Michael Hutner

Address: 
411 N. Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone:
813-276-3200

Michael Hutner is the Tampa Police Department Deputy Chief of Operations, and exercises direct control and supervision of the Majors for each of the three Patrol Districts.  He joined the Tampa Police Department in 1998 and previously served as a Major over the Criminal Investigations Division.

During his career, he has worked in all three districts and has been assigned to a variety of units including Field Training, Street Anti-Crime, Rapid Offender Control, and District Detective.  As a Lieutenant, he was assigned as a Tactical Lieutenant in Districts One and Two overseeing the Community Oriented Policing Squads, Rapid Offender Control Units, and District Detectives.  As Captain, he served as a commander in District Two and the Major Crimes Bureau.  Prior to his current role, he served as the Major of the Criminal Investigation Division overseeing the department’s Homicide squad, Special Victims Unit, Internet Crimes Again Children, narcotic squads, forensic unit, Fugitive Apprehension Unit, and Crime Gun Intelligence Unit.  Deputy Chief Hutner is known as a crime fighter with vast experience in investigations and operations.

Deputy Chief Hutner has a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and is a graduate of the Senior Management Institute of Policing.

Patrol District 1

The District One Patrol Division serves Tampa's peninsula, west side, and Davis Islands areas with uniformed officer patrols, ROC squads, and property crimes detectives. Some of the points of interest in District One are; Tampa International Airport, Raymond James Stadium, Courtney Campbell Causeway, and Bayshore Boulevard.

Patrol District 2

The District Two Patrol Division serves Tampa's northern portion with uniformed officer patrols, ROC squads, and property crime detectives. Some of the points of interest in District Two are; Busch Gardens, the University of South Florida, and the Tampa Palms and Hunters Green are frequently referred to as "New Tampa."

Patrol District 3

The District Three Patrol Division serves East Tampa, the Ybor City area, and Port of Tampa with uniformed officer patrols, ROC squads, and property crime detectives. Some of the points of interest in District Three are; the Ybor City Entertainment District, Channelside District, Downtown Tampa, and the expansive Port of Tampa.