David Gee, Sheriff
Major Thomas Feeney
Major Tom Feeney joined the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office on December 1, 2008, following his retirement from the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Orlando Field Office. In this assignment Major Feeney supervised complex security investigations involving alleged or suspected violations of criminal law associated with threats or actions against the United States.
Major Feeney also supervised the Orlando Field Office’s Training Squad. In this capacity, he was charged with developing and managing all aspects of training at the field office level. He was responsible for coordinating training initiatives with law enforcement counterparts throughout the Orlando Field Office’s area of responsibilities. In addition, he was called upon to participate in FAMS working groups that addressed policy issues, and conducted curriculum reviews of FAMS subject matter at the FAMS Training Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/FAMS, Major Feeney served for over 20 years with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). He accepted an appointment as a Special Agent in 1983 and served in numerous assignments in the Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and Miami Field Divisions, as well as the Tampa District Office and West Palm Beach Resident Office. Major Feeney began his career in law enforcement in 1980 as a police officer in Maryland.
Major Feeney holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Florida. Mr. Feeney has attended the DEA’s Group Supervisor Institute, a four-week training program conducted by the University of Virginia’s Center for Executive Development.