Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL

Our Culture

We're Like Family

At the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, we believe that working together as a team is paramount to our long term success as one of the nation's top public safety agencies. Our culture begins with our leader, Sheriff David Gee.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Careers
  • Stability

    StabilityThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is among the largest suburban Sheriff's offices in the United States. We are a respected enforcement agency with over 160-year history of success driven by integrity, honor and dedication. We not only have a history of stability and excellence, but we continue to maintain and cultivate the highest level of standards and professionalism throughout our agency.
  • Diversity

    DiversityWe realize diversity is about more than race and gender. Diversity includes everyone, encompassing our unique differences as well as what we have in common. Our agency attracts and retains professionals of all backgrounds and experiences while also providing an inclusive environment. We work together to encourage a strong and agile workforce while helping each individual realize his or her full potential. We stay committed to our goal of providing our employees a diverse and all-encompassing workplace where all of our people, regardless of their backgrounds, can realize rich and rewarding careers.
  • Supporting Our Veterans

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is a strong advocate of and is committed to employing our U.S. veterans. These admired and respected men and women uphold many of the same values that are a critical part of our agency's core values and overall culture. We are proud to offer Veterans' Preference to eligible applicants.
  • Community Involvement

    We at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and our community partners are working hard to make this county the best place to work, live, raise a family and prosper. We cultivate an environment where bettering our community through various outreach programs with a focus on disadvantage youth, combat wounded and fallen military personnel is fundamental. Donating our time, energy and resources to this cause is not only a part of mission it is an honor.
  • Investing In Our Employees

    Launched in 2007, our leading edge training facilities provides all new law enforcement and detention deputy trainees a legitimate and tactical training assessment tool. All recruits are pushed to their limits while immersing themselves in the Sheriff's Office experience. During this intense Sheriff's Office Orientation Training, all cadets will grasp the core values of our culture, procedures, expectations and standard operating procedures.
  • Innovation In Policing

    Innovation in Policing - Intelligence Led PolicingSheriff David Gee, has initiated the inception of the Intelligence-Led Policing (ILP) philosophy into the office and the results are proving to be substantial. Since its initiation in 2009, the county's overall crime rate has continued to decline. This innovation in policing is a strategic, future-oriented and targeted approach to crime control. This policing model focuses upon the identification, analysis and management of persisting and developing problem or risks. Sheriff Gee, attributes the determination and commitment of the deputies, their civilian support teams and the cooperation with citizen and civic groups for the continued success of this innovative policing philosophy.
  • Growing Careers

    Growing Careers We encourage each and every employee to grow and evolve personally and professionally. To serve and protect our community it takes a talented, dedicated and diverse workforce. That's why we encourage our employees to learn and grow while serving and protecting the public.
    Specialty Units

    Specialty Units

    Specialty Units are available to qualified Deputies and Detectives. These assignments afford the opportunity for diversity towards an exciting and rewarding career. Learn More




    Success Stories

    Success Stories

    To serve and protect knows no borders. Listen to personal testimonials on how rewarding a career with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office can be. Learn More
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