National Police Week 2021 arrived in the wake of unprecedented pressure on law enforcement officers. Amid movements to defund police and budget cuts at large, metropolitan departments, Florida is on track for one of the deadliest years for police officers.
Policing changes are at the forefront of the nation, and Tampa researchers are studying what’s at the root of these issues and working with police on how to fix them.
The meeting was previously scheduled, but its timing was not lost on attendees.
The funeral for Tampa Police Officer Jesse Madsen is taking place one week after he was killed in the line of duty.
Tuesday marks a week since Tampa Police Department Officer Jesse Madsen sacrificed his life to protect others from a speeding, wrong-way driver. A day before Madsen's funeral, two TPD officers have been assigned patrol vehicles bearing Madsen’s name and end of watch date.
The public is invited to attend a funeral service for Master Police Officer Jesse Madsen, who was killed last week by a wrong-way driver.
Retired Tampa Police Department Captain Mike Flynn passed away Friday evening at the age of 58, according to TPD.
During his nearly 17-year career with the Tampa Police Department, Master Police Officer Jesse Madsen received seven lifesaving awards. That didn't even include the time he saved the life of a Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputy.
The community came together Thursday night for a candlelight vigil to honor and mourn Tampa Police Officer Jesse Madsen. Hundreds of people were at the emotional memorial.
Tampa's police chief said a Colorado man accused of speeding in the wrong direction on a highway before crashing and killing an officer was intoxicated and was in the city for less than 12 hours.
"No matter what kind of situation we were in, I knew we'd be OK because he was right there with me," Officer Michael Strom said of his partner of almost eight years, Jesse Madsen.
The Tampa Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own. 45-year-old Officer Jesse Madsen was killed early Tuesday while attempting to stop a wrong-way driver on I-275.
The Tampa Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own after a "highly-decorated" officer, a Marine Corps veteran who had been with the agency for 16 years, was killed in a wrong-way crash.
The Tampa Police Department has released body camera video of an officer who was fired for using "derogatory language" on two occasions last year.
A Tampa Police Department officer who was assigned as a school resource officer at Middleton High School has been fired after his body-worn camera recorded him referring to people using racial slurs.
Retired Tampa Police Chief Austin "AC" McLane passed away Friday from complications of pancreatic cancer at the age of 81, according to the Tampa Police Department.
Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan describes his fight with COVID-19 as that of a "rollercoaster" ride.
The Tampa police chief has tested positive for COVID-19, the agency announced Monday.
The Tampa Police Department says one of its detectives was turned in by her coworkers for allegedly tampering with evidence in an attempted murder case.
This month, police across the county are taking part in National Night Out. The yearly event is billed as a way for officers and residents to have positive interactions. The Tampa Police Department hosted Tuesday’s event at Raymond James Stadium.