Tampa Police

Lee Bercaw, Chief of Police

The mission of the Tampa Police Department is to work in partnership with our community to reduce crime, improve quality of life, and make Tampa safer, together. 

Tampa PD Pillars

These are the established four pillars of policing for the Tampa Police Department.

Form connections with the community through proactive encounters to build and maintain community trust and confidence

Reduce crime and enhance the quality of life for all residents and visitors of Tampa through a cooperative partnership with local and federal law enforcement agencies

Enforce departmental accountability, creating uniformity in processes across patrol districts, standardized training programs, and a culture of transparency

Support programs focused on improving the mental and physical wellness of police officers and the community as a whole, providing resources to improve quality of life

The following bureaus report directly to the Office of the Chief:

Contact Us

Emergencies: DIAL 9-1-1

Non-Emergencies: (813) 231-6130

You may also send a message online (not monitored 24/7)

Tampa Police Department Headquarters
One Police Center
411 N. Franklin Street
Tampa, Florida  33602
Main Phone: (813) 276-3200

TPD Vehicle Impound Lot
(813) 242-5328

Hillsborough County Detention Facilities - Jail Booking Information
(813) 247-8300

Updated: 07/11/2024