Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Major Kristi Poore
Major Kristi Poore is the commander of Patrol Operations for the northwest portion of Hillsborough County, based out of the District 3 office. Major Poore has been in law enforcement and employed with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office for the past 20 years. Prior to her law enforcement career, Major Poore attended the University of South Florida on a Women's Basketball scholarship and ultimately received a Bachelors Degree in Criminology. With a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Troy University, Major Poore has held numerous positions throughout her career, most of which were investigative in nature. She is also a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy, Session 270. Her experience ranges from detention, patrol, street crimes, and training, to serving as a supervisor in the Special Investigations Division, Criminal Investigations Division, and Internal Affairs.
A long time supporter of the Spring of Tampa Bay and the Children's Leukemia Society, Major Poore possesses a strong belief in giving back to the community by interacting with and mentoring the youth of Tampa Bay. She spends her free time either coaching athletics at the Boys and Girls Club or on the waters of Tampa Bay boating with her family and friends.