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Tampa Police Department’s Fallen Officers Memorial

I was in downtown Tampa over the weekend and I just had to stop at the Tampa Police Department’s Fallen Officers Memorial in front of One Police Center at 411 N. Franklin Street.  I took a few quick photographs. I am always humbled by the sacrifices made by our law enforcement officers.  I know a memorial is just a dedicated place, but I am proud that the memorial lives on in our hearts and remembrance.  I have a special feeling for this memorial and the one in St. Petersburg because I knew some of the men whose names are engraved on each plaque. There are a total of 31 names … Continue reading

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Tampa PD Makes a Music Video

I’m too old to get the reference, but here’s Tampa PD’s video of Call Me Maybe.  Everyone is a good sport, including Chief Castor. Randall

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RNC Will Bring Delegates and Officers to Tampa

The Tampa Bay Times is reporting that as many as 59 different law enforcement agencies will be assisting the Tampa Police Department in the Republican National Convention, this according to Tampa Chief Jane Castor.  A mutual-aid agreement has been distributed to contributing agencies. A total of $50 million was given to Tampa PD as a convention security grant.  This money is being distributed for salaries, equipment, and training.  A $10 million insurance policy will cover law enforcement claims from July 1 until after the clean-up of the convention. Most local agencies, including my own, are prepping for the event with staffing mandates and extra training.  Though we are not directly … Continue reading

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