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Law Enforcement Career Opportunities

The Tampa Police Department offers many opportunities in the law enforcement career. There are many specialized units and assignments throughout the department to aim toward. Some of our specialty units include:

  • K-9 Handler
  • TRT (Tactical Response Team)
  • Mounted Patrol
  • Traffic Enforcement Squads
  • School Resource Officer
  • Marine Unit/Dive Team
  • Aviation Squad
  • Hazardous Device/Materials Team
  • Hostage Negotiator Team
  • Narcotics Unit
  • Q.U.A.D. Squads (Quick Uniformed Attack on Drugs)
  • Police Athletic League
  • Federal Task Force Officers

There are many other special assignments too numerous to mention. Whatever your interest, there is a special assignment for your special talents.