After arresting 31-year-old Antonio Cruz Ortiz, investigators say he was in possession of multiple assault-style weapons and ammunition, more than $6,000 in cash, and hundreds of grams of possible fentanyl, marijuana, and heroin.
A 40-minute shooting spree ended with a Tampa police officer being injured and a suspect being taken into custody, according to the Tampa Police Department.
Back in June, a Tampa police officer pulled over a car that had been reported stolen.
The investigation into Bradley Hulett's death is now officially closed. Seven months after the 15-year-old was shot and killed inside a Tampa police officer's home, we're learning the consequences faced by the officer.
Patrolman Juan Nales was shot and killed while walking a suspicious person to jail back on July 18, 1920. The 25-year-old left behind a 13 month-old daughter and a pregnant wife.
Multiple law enforcement agencies in the bay area are taking steps to become more transparent by launching pilot programs or purchasing body cameras for officers.
Monday marks 10 years since the killings of two Tampa police officers, a crime that shook the city and set off a manhunt for their killer.
The chief of the Tampa Police Department says his officers were "ambushed" early Saturday morning.
We’ve all seen the daily protests and the passionate calls for change and so has Tampa's mayor.
Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan puts it bluntly while talking about the state of morale within his agency. “It’s a bit of a dumpster fire."
The Tampa, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg police departments say their policies are sufficient but are reminding officers of the rules. Sarasota PD banned choke-holds. But for the most part, Bay Area law enforcement are only making small changes in response to big outcry for reform.
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor says she is listening to victims of racial injustice and she stands with them.
The Tampa Police Department pushed back Thursday on accusations that officers used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse peaceful protesters as a letter from Hillsborough County's black elected officials called for answers from TPD on its use of force practices, especially during local protests in response to George Floyd's death in Minneapolis.
Protesters were back on the streets in Tampa after Tuesday night turned unruly, leading to multiple arrests.
The video of George Floyd on the ground, with an officer's knee on the back of his neck for over seven minutes, and him screaming for his mother Is enough to make a nearly 30-year officer cringe.
The Tampa Police Department sent some of the city's finest to greet Tampa General Hospital employees Thursday evening.
Of all the changes Americans have made to their daily lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the changes for first responders might be some of the most notable.
While government leaders are urging people to stay home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, there are others who don't have the option of working from home: first responders.
According to TPD, Shane Gadoury is a 15-year department veteran. He’s been placed on administrative duty while the agency conducts an internal investigation.
He’s the first Tampa police officer in department history to be promoted while deployed with the military.