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Major Mary O'Connor

Major Mary O'Connor brings years of experience as a detective and detective supervisor to her new role as commander of the Criminal Investigations Division. She has led the Criminal Intelligence Bureau, which is the driving force behind reducing tax fraud in our city. She has an impressive track record of solving cases involving some of the city's most prolific criminals. She helped launch the department's cutting edge crime-fighting technology, SAFECOP.  O'Connor was hand-picked to familiarize officers with the software that enables them to police smarter using specialized technology.  She also serves as a knowledgeable resource for officers in need of technical assistance and training on the computerized crime-fighting platform.

During her career, O'Connor has supervised large scale operations that have significantly reduced crime in Tampa. She has accumulated a wealth of crime-fighting experience in Field Training, Quick Uniform Attack on Drugs (QUAD) and Patrol.  She also spent three years fighting identity theft, fraud and economic crimes as a detective.

Major O'Connor holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from the University of South Florida and a Master of Business Administration from Saint Leo University.

She is married to Major Keith O'Connor and has two children.