Tampa, Florida Jail and Mugshot Information

Tampa is a city in Hillsborough County, Florida. Tampa is part of the metropolitan area most commonly referred to as the “Tampa Bay Area”. For U.S. Census purposes, Tampa is part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The City of Tampa had a population of approximately 352,957 in the year 2016. Tampa was established in 1855. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 170.6 square miles.

The City of Tampa uses a mayor-council form of government. The City Council is responsible for enacting ordinances and resolutions that the Mayor of Tampa administers as chief executive officer.

The Mayor of City of Tampa is Bob Buckhorn. Mayor Buckhorn can be contacted at (813) 274-8251.

Bob Buckhorn, Mayor
Mayor’s Office
City of Tampa
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 274-8251
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tampa City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Tampa, Florida was 242.5, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 280.5. According to research of Florida and other state lists, there were 1,189 registered sex offenders living in Tampa, Florida as of November 24, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Tampa to the number of sex offenders is 317 to 1.

Tampa, Florida Police Station Information

There were an estimated 9,706 total crimes per 100,000 people in Tampa, Florida. This rate is higher than the average in the state of Florida which has 3,117 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Tampa is also higher than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Tampa, there were an estimated 1,906 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Florida is 430 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 386 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 7,800 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is higher than both the Florida average of 2,687 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and higher than the U.S. average of 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Tampa, Florida:

  • The overall crime rate in Tampa is 9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.07 daily crimes that occur in Tampa.
  • Tampa is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Tampa you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Tampa has decreased by 12%.

Tampa Police Department

Brian Dugan is the Chief of Police of Tampa Police Department. Chief Dugan can be contacted at (813) 276-3200.

Brian Dugan, Chief of Police
Tampa Police Department
City of Tampa
Tampa Police Department Headquarters
One Police Center
411 N. Franklin Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone: (813) 276-3200
Non-Emergencies: (813) 231-6130
Fax: (813) 276-3776
Emergencies: 9-1-1

Tampa Police District 1
West Tampa, South Tampa, West Shore area and Davis Island
3818 Tampa Bay Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33614
Phone: (813) 354-6600
Neighborhood Watch Program: (813) 354-6692

Tampa Police District 2
North Tampa and Tampa Palms
9330 N. 30th Street
Tampa, Florida 33612
Phone: (813) 931-6500
Neighborhood Watch Program: (813) 931-6541

Tampa Police District 3
Downtown Tampa, East Tampa, Ybor City, and Port of Tampa
3808 North 22nd Street
Tampa, Florida 33610
Phone: (813) 242-3800
Neighborhood Watch Program: (813) 242-3867

Tampa Police Dept

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Information

Chad Chronister is the Sheriff of Hillsborough County, Florida. Sheriff Chronister can be contacted at (813) 247-8200.

The physical address of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is:

Sheriff’s Operations Center
2008 E. 8th Ave
Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: (813) 247-8000
Non-Emergencies: (813) 247-8200
Emergencies: 9-1-1

Hillsborough County Sheriff
Hillsborough Sheriff Facebook

Hillsborough County Department of Detention Services

The physical address of Hillsborough County Detention is:

Melissa Moore, Major
Jail Division I
Orient Road Jail
1201 Orient Road
Tampa, FL 33619
Phone: (813) 247-8300

Paul Adee, Major
Jail Division II
Falkenburg Road Jail
520 Falkenburg Road
Tampa, FL 33619
Phone: (813) 247-8300

Hillsborough Detention Services

Sending Mail to Inmates at Hillsborough County Detention:

Inmate’s name and booking number
Aramark
P.O. Box 891124
Tampa, FL 33689

Sending Money to Inmates at Hillsborough County Detention:

  • Kiosk – friends and family can deposit inmates account via Kiosk located in the front lobby at Orient Road Jail, Falkenburg Road Jail, and Video Visitation Centers.
  • Telephone – Money can be deposited by calling at 1-866-232-1899 (Toll Free).
  • Internet – Friends and family can also fund inmates account online by visiting at https://www.gtlfsonlinepay.com/portal/#
  • U.S. Mail – Complete money order with inmate name and booking number.

Visitations Hours at Hillsborough County Detention:

Inmate Visitation is held at the following times Tuesday through Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The first visit will be at 11 a.m. and the last visit will begin at 8:00 p.m.

To schedule video visitation visit:

Hillsborough Sheriff Visitations

Visitations at Hillsborough County Detention:

Hillsborough Video Visitations

Open Records Request in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida

All public records requests should be directed to the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk serves as the official custodian of city records. The location and the records request contact information of the City Clerk’s Office is as follows:

Shirley Foxx-Knowles, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Tampa
315 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33602

Phone: (813) 274-8397
Fax: (813) 274-8306

Tampa City Public Records
Tampa City Clerk

Tampa Police Department’s Records Section

Records can be requested from the Tampa Police Department records section. The location and the records request contact information of the Tampa Police Department’s Records Section is as follows:

Tampa Police Department,
Attention: Records Section,
411 N Franklin Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone: (813) 276-3250

Tampa Police Records Section

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Records Request Center

Public records can also be requested from Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Records Request Center. The Public Records Unit coordinates all requests for records. The location and the records request contact information of the Records Request Center is as follows:

Records Section – Freddie Solomon Annex
1900 East 9th Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33605
Records Custodian: rec_request@hcso.tampa.fl.us
Phone: (813) 247-0960

Hillsborough Public Records Request
Hillsborough Sheriff Records Request Center
Statewide Official Records

Police Logs in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida

Hillsborough Sheriff Arrests

Arrests can be filtered via last name, first name, booking date, release date, race, sex, and date of birth.

Hillsborough Sheriff Warrant

Warrants can be filtered by their name, race, sex, date of birth.

Hillsborough Detention Inmate Search

Inmates can be filtered via last name, first name, booking date, release date, race, sex, and date of birth.

For statewide criminal history information, please contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Public Records, (850) 410-8109, or visit the website.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Public Records:

Department of Law Enforcement

Sexual Offenders and Predators Search:

This database contains public record information on offenders classified as sexual predators and sexual offenders under Florida law because of a conviction for a sex-related crime.

Sexual Offenders and Predators Search

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