Officer David Lamar Curtis
October 3, 1978 - June 29, 2010
year old David Curtis had three years and eight months of service with
the Tampa Police Department. He came to the department from the
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office where he served as a jail deputy.
Officer Curtis was an outstanding Tampa Police Officer who served in all
three Tampa Police districts. He also worked on the plain clothes
Rapid Offender Control squad known as ROC prior to his current
assignment in District Three.
Officer Curtis was a member of the department's Honor Guard for two
and a half years. In May 2010, he attended National Law Enforcement
Memorial Week in Washington, DC. He stood post at the candlelight vigil
and wreath ceremony honoring fallen officers from around the country
including Corporal Mike Roberts.