The Criminal Intelligence Bureau is comprised of six separate
units: the Criminal Intelligence Unit, The Intelligence Analysis Unit, the Electronic
Unit, the Adult Use Unit, and the Gang Suppression Unit. One firearms
investigator is also assigned to the bureau.
Criminal Intelligence Unit
This unit functions as a staff support service to the
Tampa Police Department, and the law enforcement community in both tactical and
strategic intelligence. The unit is responsible for gathering and analyzing
information of any formally structured group involved in criminal activity and
disseminating this information to the proper enforcement unit. The Intelligence
Unit also assists in the protection of dignitaries visiting the City of Tampa,
as well as providing investigative and liaison services to the Executive Branch
of the City of Tampa.
The Electronic Unit is responsible for making available to the investigator, highly technical and sophisticated state of the art electronic
surveillance components. The unit provides an experienced technician trained to
effectively obtain quality evidentiary audio and video recordings desired to
successfully prosecute and convict criminal law violators. Additionally, this
unit is responsible for the maintenance of building security at One Police
Center, the two district offices and the communications center.
The Adult use unit is comprised of two detectives who work in
conjunction with city licensing on adult entertainment businesses and provides
assistance for the formulation of city ordinances that affect these businesses.