Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister New Program Promotes Suicide Awareness To First Responders By Adam Bakst • Sep 10, 2019 The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay is teaming with the advertising agency ChappellRoberts on a new initiative called “First to Respond, Last to Ask for Help.” The program, which promotes suicide awareness for Tampa Bay’s first responders, was announced during a Tuesday conference. Bipartisan Support For Criminal Justice Reform At Tampa Tiger Bay Club By Erin O'Brien • Jul 19, 2019 Steve Newborn / WUSF Public Media A bi-partisan panel of Tampa Bay political leaders discussed criminal justice reform at the Tampa Tiger Bay Club on Friday. Hillsborough County To Fit Deputies With Body Cameras By Erin O'Brien • Jul 12, 2019 Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office By Erin O'Brien Reversing a previous position, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is now accepting proposals for body cameras for their deputies. Undercover Operation Leads To Hillsborough County Sex Trafficking Arrests By Jeffrey Smith • Jun 24, 2019 Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office announced more than 80 arrests as the result of an ongoing sting investigation targeted at stopping sex trafficking. Fighting Human Trafficking In Florida By Stephanie Colombini & Robin Sussingham • Feb 26, 2019 Stephanie Colombini / WUSF Public Media Florida ranks third in the nation for the number of calls placed to the national human trafficking hotline. The charges filed against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft last week for soliciting prostitution in Jupiter have again put a spotlight on sex trafficking in our state. Hillsborough Sheriff Talks Human Trafficking And Its Connection To The Super Bowl By Stephanie Colombini • Feb 18, 2019 Stephanie Colombini / WUSF Public Media Local law enforcement is beginning to make security plans for when Tampa hosts the Super Bowl in 2021, and human trafficking is one issue they're focusing on. Listen Listening... / 1:03 Click here to listen to the story. Tampa Bay Area Ranked Ninth Most Dangerous For Pedestrians By Garnet Brown Gordon-Somers • Feb 14, 2019 John Pastor/Flickr The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is working on road safety enhancements for pedestrians and bicyclists as the Tampa Bay area is ranked among the most dangerous metropolitan areas in the United States for pedestrians. Hillsborough Commissioner, Sheriff Call For Middle School Crossing Guards By Nicole Slaughter Graham • Feb 5, 2019 U.S. Airforce In Hillsborough County, each of the 100 public elementary schools has crossing guards to help children get to and from school safely. Its 42 middle schools, however, do not offer the same protections for their students. Hillsborough County Deputy Kills Family, Self By Susan Giles Wantuck • Dec 19, 2018 Courtney Strawn/Facebook Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said he is "saddened beyond comprehension" that one of his own deputies killed family members and himself Wednesday. Cash For Guns Event Saturday In Hillsborough County By Jeslyn Santiago • Oct 5, 2018 Rod Waddington via Flickr Sheriff's Son Can't Use 'Stand Your Ground' In Florida By The Associated Press • Aug 15, 2018 A judge says a sheriff's son can't use Florida's "stand your ground" law to avoid prosecution for an aggravated battery charge.