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Join the Tampa Police Communications Team

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Are you ready to Answer the Call?

Our Public Safety Telecommunicators are the lifeline when someone in Tampa needs help. They help save lives. They help catch criminals. They are the first responders’ best ally, and a victim’s best friend. They are the calm voice amid the crisis and chaos. They are the behind-the-scene heroes who use technology and teamwork to keep us safe day and night.

Do you have what it takes to Answer the Call?

  • Salary during training: $22.70/hour
  • State certification process is sponsored by and paid for by the Tampa Police Department. 
  • 17% salary increase after 6-month training period*
  • Previous Experience? Start at up to $26.46/hour based on comparable experience & training

Join the Tampa Police Department  Communications Team


*Must successfully complete training to qualify for initial 17%


 Email Icon  Online: Communications Recruitment & Training Office

Phone Call  Phone: (813) 231-6113