University of South Florida Police Department

  • Agency: University of South Florida Police Department
  • Address: 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, UPB002, Tampa, 33620 FL
  • Chief: Thomas Longo (Chief of Police)

University of South Florida Police Department is located at 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, UPB002, Tampa, 33620 FL. The Chief of Police of the department is Thomas Longo. The University of South Florida Police Department phone number is 813-974-2628.

University of South Florida Police Department News

Officer receives Quiet Quality Staff Award from USF Staff Senate. Let's congratulate Officer David Hobson who received the Quiet Quality Staff Award. He was nominated by Corporal Scott Parker for his outstanding service and commitment to USF PD. Each candidate is selected based on their conscientiousness, professional manner, work performance and responsibility just to name a few. Keep up the good work Officer Hobson. We’re proud of you. (l to r: Officer Pollock and Officer David Hobson)

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Take your Sons & Daughters to Work Day

USF Police Bike Patrol (Officer Lebron and Corporal Hill) escort THE Young Universities delegate buses during their tour of USF Tampa. Other officers (Lt. King and Officer Aristizabal) greet delegates and answer questions.

#GoBulls

USF is hosting THE Young Universities Summit @timeshighered. USF was selected as the first North American university to host this prestigious academic summit.

Congratulations!! USF Baseball Great job.

At 4:00 p.m. on May 21, The University of South Florida Police Department will join law enforcement agencies across half of the United States in mobilizing the Click It or Ticket (CIOT) “Border to Border” Operation. Law enforcement agencies will join forces to provide increased seat belt enforcement at State borders, sending a zero tolerance message to the public: driving or riding unbuckled will result in a ticket, no matter what State. http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/university-police/resources/media-releases.aspx

Thank you to USF Department of Psychiatry (MDT) for providing coffee, danish and bagels to honor National Police Week which is recognized from May 13-19, 2018. USF Health-University of South Florida

USF Police Department kicks off National Police Week with a Wreath Ceremony. Chief Chris Daniel, his command staff, police staff and USF Veteran Services participated in the event that recognizes "the service and sacrifices of law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others." USF PD Honor Guard presented and "Taps" was played by Retired HCSO Corporal Jimmy Barth. Also joining USF PD Honor Guard was HCSO Deputy J. Footman.

TAMPA, FL: The University Of South Florida Police Department will host a 1-hour Comprehensive Roadside Safety Checkpoint on the USF Campus on May 10, 2018, beginning at 9:00 p.m. A 6-hour saturation patrol will follow the checkpoint. During this time, USF Police Officers will seek to identify impaired drivers in an effort to keep our streets safe. Impaired drivers that are identified will face arrest and prosecution. This operation is part of a comprehensive, collaborative approach to traffic safety by the USF Police Department. http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/university-police/resources/media-releases.aspx

TAMPA, FL: The University Of South Florida Police Department will host a one-hour Comprehensive Roadside Safety Checkpoint on the USF Campus on May 10, 2018, beginning at 9:00 p.m. A 6-hour saturation patrol will follow the checkpoint. During this time, USF Police Officers will seek to identify impaired drivers in an effort to keep our streets safe. Impaired drivers that are identified will face arrest and prosecution. This operation is part of a comprehensive, collaborative approach to traffic safety by the USF Police Department.

Our Heroes Luncheon - Today first responders from across Hillsborough County saluted the heroes from each of their respective agencies. Chief Daniel and USF PD saluted "Our Hero," Officer Bryan Velazquez. He has made tremendous strides in the two years he has been an officer with USF PD by receiving several certifications including DUI, ARIDE, Speed Measurement and Dangerous Drugs and Narcotics. He was recognized today as USF Police Department's Officer of the Year.

Chief Chris Daniel and the entire USF PD family send our thoughts and prayers to the family of Officer William Gentry. When one of our first responders dies in the line of duty, we all feel it. May the entire Highlands County Sheriff's Office and the community of Lake Placid find peace in this difficult time. Highlands County Sheriff's Office

On Friday, May 4th, at approximately 12:55 p.m., an unknown black male removed the victim’s bicycle from the bicycle rack outside the main doors of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine building. A photo of the unknown male is attached. Anyone having information regarding the identity of this person, please contact Detective Sergeant Gregory with the USF Police Department at 813-974-2771. http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/university-police/avoid-crime/crime-alerts.aspx

Congratulations to Officer Andrea Walke. She graduated today from USF with a Bachelors Degree in Criminology. (L to R): Sgt. Bob Finch, Officers Andrea Walke, Ashley Unger and Greg Vickers. #USFGRAD

USF Police Chief, Chris Daniel, along with Assistant Chief, Sal Simonetti, Capt. Meg Ross, Lt. Dominick Marckese and Honor Guard Officers Maggie Santiago, Hector Torres, Robbie Brightwell and Ashley Unger attended the 2018 Blue Mass. The event which celebrates law enforcement and first responders was held at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Lutz yesterday. USF PD Honor Guard Hector Torres presented the gifts to the Bishop. The annual event is held to pray, to remember those who have fallen and to support those who serve our community. First responders from various organizations throughout the region attended. Bishop Gregory Parkes, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg presided.

Video highlight of 2018 Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run

USF pharmacy students helped receive and dispose of unneeded prescriptions during Drug Takeback Day. A total of 94.5 lbs were collected from USF Morsani Center in Tampa. The prescriptions were turned over to Hillsborough County’s Drug Enforcement Administration for proper disposal.

TAMPA, FL: The University Of South Florida Police Department will host a one-hour Comprehensive Roadside Safety Checkpoint on the USF Campus on May 10, 2018, beginning at 9:00 p.m. A 6-hour saturation patrol will follow the checkpoint. During this time, USF Police Officers will seek to identify impaired drivers in an effort to keep our streets safe. Impaired drivers that are identified will face arrest and prosecution. This operation is part of a comprehensive, collaborative approach to traffic safety by the USF Police Department. http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/university-police/resources/media-releases.aspx

USFPD joined local law enforcement officers in the 2018 Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run in Tampa today. Assistant Chief, Sal Simonetti, carried the torch for USF PD. He was joined by Lt. Dominick Marckese, Capt. Meg Ross, Sgt. Mark Aristizabal, and Officer Ashley Unger. Thanks to all the agencies that participated in this worthwhile event. Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Florida

Three officers completed the necessary training and testing to become Field Training Officers. The officers attended the 10-hour Field Training Officer (FTO) Orientation training today and Officers Robert Brightwell, Anthony Grucza and Dwight Pollock received their FTO certificates and pins at the conclusion of the training.

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