Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office

Man Stabs Himself, Crashes Car Through Stranger's HomeA southwest Florida is in the hospital after he reportedly stabbed himself and then crashed his car into a stranger's home.
Florida Mom Shot After Answering Front DoorA Florida woman is in critical condition after she went to answer her front door and was shot multiple times, deputies said.
Tampa Man Playing With Daughters Drowns In Pool
House Panel Questions DCF Secretary On Slain Girl's DeathA Florida House panel on Tuesday heard details on a report about a 5-year old whose father is accused of throwing her off a bridge in Tampa.
Report Shows Lost Chances To Help Slain 5-Year-OldA report released Monday by the Florida Department of Children and Families shows that child-protective officials missed several opportunities to help Phoebe Jonchuck's troubled family or to intervene in the last days of her life.
Florida Boy Dies After Being Mauled By Two Pit Bulls A 4-year-old boy in the Tampa Bay area has died after being mauled by his uncle's two pit bulls, authorities said Sunday.
DCF Appoints Specialist To Help Curb Child Fatalities The Florida Department of Children and Families has appointed its first statewide fatality-prevention specialist, a position created by the department’s new interim secretary, Mike Carroll, earlier this month.
Alligator Interrupts Florida Death Investigation Deputies shot an alligator that was threatening to disturb a dead man's body, according to Tampa Bay-Area authorities.
Officials: Man Shot Children & Wife, Set Tampa Mansion On FireFour people, found dead inside a burned Tampa mansion were shot to death, according to authorities.
Authorities: Four People Found Dead In Burned Home Were Shot A family of four found dead inside a Florida home that burned down were shot, according to deputies.
Alleged Police Impersonator Is Actually Federal AgentThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office was seeking information about a suspected police impersonator this week after the person stopped a woman and yelled at her. But it turns out there was a little more to the story.
DCF Considers Working With Law Enforcement On Child InvestigationsIn the state of Florida, the child death toll rate continues to climb and officials, along with children’s advocates, are pondering whether a two-fold approach, bringing sheriffs in on child investigations, can help save children’s lives.
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