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Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office

Source: CBS4

Alleged Police Impersonator Is Actually Federal Agent

The 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.

CBS Miami–03/07/2014

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DCF Considers Working With Law Enforcement On Child Investigations

In 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.


Aerial shots show a massive sinkhole that opened up under a home outside of Tampa. (CBS4)

Camera Shows Depth Of Deadly Florida Sinkhole

For the first time, investigators are seeing inside the massive sinkhole that swallowed up a man as he was sleeping in his home near Tampa.


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Security Beefed Up Ahead Of Tampa RNC

Taking into account the lessons learned from the past, security is being beefed up in Tampa for the upcoming Republican National Convention.


Thomas William Snell

Broward Schools Employee Arrested On Cocaine Trafficking Charges

Broward County School security specialist Thomas Snell found himself on the wrong side of the law in Tampa.



Sheriff’s Deputy Injured In Crash With Wrong Way Driver

A sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized early Sunday after an alleged drunk driver slammed into his patrol car.


Sami Osmakac (Source: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)

Officials: Tampa Bomb Plot Suspect Posted Online Videos

A suspected Islamic extremist who allegedly planned bombing Islamist-inspired attacks in Florida and was charged in federal court also recorded several videos of his views and posted them online.


Sami Osmakac (Source: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)

FBI Foils Suspected Tampa Bomb Plot

A suspected Islamic extremist who allegedly planned to bomb and shoot up a number of crowded Tampa locations has been taken into custody.