Tampa Police Department in Tampa Florida

Address and phone number for Tampa Police Department, a Police Department, at North Franklin Street, Tampa FL.

Tampa Police Department
411 North Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida, 33602

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About the Tampa Police Department

The Tampa Police Department, located in Tampa, Florida is a law enforcement agency that has been granted specific police powers in Hillsborough County. The primary function of the Police Department is deterring crime, stopping crimes in progress, investigating crimes, and serving as first responders for emergencies and situations that threaten public safety.

You may contact the Police Department for questions about:
  • Tampa criminal records
  • Accident reports
  • Emergencies - call 9-1-1
  • Tampa public safety & filing complaints
  • Fingerprinting
  • Tampa Police Department jobs and employment
Tampa Criminal Records

The Police Department maintains a variety of Tampa public records that are available upon request. These records include criminal records, arrest records and logs, police blotters and logs, accident reports and filings, traffic and parking tickets history, and crime maps.

Crime Prevention

Florida state law defines the powers granted to the Tampa Police Department, which includes the ability for police officers to prevent crime through stopping and searching individuals, arresting and detaining individuals, issuing penalties and fines, and conducting criminal investigations in Tampa, FL.

Tampa Police Department Units

The Tampa Police Department includes various internal units, including Patrol, Investigations, and Traffic Control. The Tampa Patrol Division typically provides for a baseline Police presence throughout the jurisdiction in Police vehicles, on foot, and on bicycles, in order to prevent crime in Hillsborough County as well as to provide rapid responses to calls for service. Tampa Patrol Officers are expected to respond to virtually any emergency situation and to work closely with other public safety agencies including Fire Departments and Emergency Medical units. Investigations divisions are responsible for investigating and solving crimes and gathering sufficient evidence to allow crimes to be prosecuted. Tampa Traffic Control divisions enforce traffic safety laws.

Tampa Police Department Specialized Units

Police Stations create specialized units organized around particular crimes or public safety issues, including domestic violence, gang activity, or narcotics trafficking. The Tampa Police Department also establish ties throughout the community with businesses, schools, neighborhood organizations, and religious institutions.

Contact the Tampa Police Department

You may contact the Tampa Police Station by calling the Tampa Police Department non-emergency number 813-274-8211, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Tampa Police Department, 411 North Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida, 33602.

For emergencies - Dial 9-1-1