About Us - Tampa Police Department

About Us - Tampa Police Department

Chief of Police - Jane Castor

The Mission of the Tampa Police Department is to Reduce Crime and Enhance the Quality of Life
Through a Cooperative Partnership with all Citizens.

Chief Jane CastorDuring her 30 years as a Tampa Police Officer, Chief Jane Castor has built a reputation for working side by side with citizens, neighborhood leaders, activists and business owners to solve crime problems and improve our community. Those strong partnerships are now the foundation of the Department's crime reduction strategy, leading to unprecedented success in making Tampa a safer city. Since it's induction in 2003, Chief Castor's Focus on Four crime reduction plan has been the driving force behind Tampa's 65.8% reduction in crime.

Read more of Chief Castor's Biography

The following bureaus report directly to the Office of the Chief:

Assistant Chief John Bennett
Assistant Chief of Police - John Bennett