TPD Media Relations Office

TPD Media Relations Office

The mission of the Media Relations Office is to ensure the media and citizens have access to information and records from the Tampa Police Department. By ensuring this free flow of information, the department educates the public on how officers are working to reduce crime and improve the citizens' quality of life.

Laura McElroy

Laura McElroy
Tampa Police Spokesperson
(813) 276-3255
Email Laura McElroy

Andrea Davis

Andrea Davis
TPD Spokesperson
(813) 276-3255
Email Andrea Davis

Janelle McGregors Picture

Janelle McGregor
TPD Spokesperson
(813) 276-3255
Email Janelle McGregor

Our office is open Monday - Friday - 8:00 am till 5:00 pm

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Police News

  • As the launch of Coast Bike Share approaches, the City of Tampa is partnering with the Tampa Downtown Partnership’s Tampa BayCycle campaign, Tampa’s...
  • TRAFFIC ACCIDENT VEHICLE  VS. PEDESTRIAN AT  KENNEDY AND ROME. ALL LANES ARE NOW OPEN.....
  • Tampa Police are assisting FHP for a Traffic Fatality On I-275 n/b (south of Interchange) FHP is investigating the crash. At this time 2 lanes are...
  • Arrest Made in the Robbery of the USF Federal Credit Union E. 6417 County Line Road Tampa Florida, 33647 (NEW TAMPA) Offense Date 10/7/14 1230pm...
  • Update Traffic Fatality- 5005 N. 40th St that occurred on 10/2014 at 2035 hrs (District III) The victim's next of kin have not been located/notified...
  • Update Traffic Crash 5005 N. 40th St. The B/F pedestrian has passed away at TGH. Next of kin has not been notified. The victim was not in the...
  • Vehicle versus pedestrian crash (Serious Injury - Lane Closure (occurred 1940hrs on 10/8/14) 5005 N. 40th St (Hillsborough Ave south of 40th st)(D3)...
  • An accident involving three vehicles with one overturned vehicle occurred on the I-275 Southbound exit ramp at Busch Blvd.  I-275 Southbound exit...
  • All lanes of the Crosstown Expressway are now open.
  • Crosstown Expressway will be closed eastbound near 78th Street because of a traffic crash.