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Temple Terrace Police Department

If you were arrested for a felony, misdemeanor or DUI offense by the Temple Terrace Police Department then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at the Sammis Law Firm. Our offices are in downtown Tampa, FL. Call 813-250-0500 for a free confidential consultation.

Officers with the Temple Terrace Police Department work closely with area law enforcement agencies such as the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the Tampa Police Department, and the Florida Highway Patrol.

If you have been targeted for investigation by an officer or detective with the Temple Terrace Police Department then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney before making any statements.


Units of the Temple Terrace Police Department

The Temple Terrace Police Department employs more than 30 civilians in support positions and more than 50 law enforcement officers. The various units within the Temple Terrace Police Department include:

  • Uniform Patrol;
  • Criminal Investigations Unit (the Detective Unit);
  • Canine K9 Unit;
  • School Resource Officers;
  • Marine Patrol;
  • Crime Prevention Services;
  • Crime Scene Investigations;
  • Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT);
  • Crises Negotiators;
  • Communications, and
  • Records.

DUI Enforcement in Temple Terrace, FL

The Temple Terrace Police Department puts a particular emphasis on enforcing laws against driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs ("DUI"). Earlier this year the TTPD received a third place award at the Florida Law Enforcement Challenge. The Florida DUI Challenge gives out awards and recognition for agencies that focus on DUI enforcement and training.


Criminal or Civil Forfeiture Provisions and the Adverse Preliminary Hearing

Officers with the Temple Terrace Police Department are notorious for seizing vehicles through asset forfeiture under Florida's civil and criminal forfeiture provisions. The best way to contest an unlawful or unwarranted taking is by demanding an adverse preliminary hearing within the first 15 days after the officers take the property.

The Temple Terrace Police Department then uses three different commercial services to conduct auctions including the Tampa Machinery Auction, GovDeals and Steal It Back.


History of the Temple Terrace Police Department

The Temple Terrace Police Department was founded in March 8, 1928. It gained its initial accreditation by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation in 2011. The current Chief of Police is Kenneth R. Albano.

The Crime Prevention Unit of the Temple Terrace Police Department's publishes a weekly newsletter that announces upcoming events, features area news, a weekly message, a "Police Tip of the Week" and outlines recent police activity in and around Temple Terrace.


Contact Information:

Temple Terrace Police Department
11250 North 56th Street
Temple Terrace, FL 33617
Phone: (813) 506-6500
Fax: (813) 506-6499
 

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This article was last updated on Saturday, October 18, 2014.