Professional Standards is a department within the Division of Human Resources. The department is comprised of a General Manager, Manager, Department Manager, Investigative Manager, Senior Investigator, and has 5 commissioned retired law enforcement officers who have served with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department and/or the Tampa Police Department.
Professional Standards facilitates the following functions:
Internal Investigations pertaining to complaints filed against employees.
All Law enforcement and CPI investigations against employees, volunteers, interns and JLA contractors/vendors.
Clears the background screening for all employees and volunteers.
Facilitates the fingerprinting process for all employees, volunteers, interns, and the Jessica Lunsford Act pertaining to contractors/vendors.
Manages the arrest information for all employees, volunteers, contractors/vendors, and interns.
Facilitates the Due process for all employees covered under the CTA contract, all employees under the ESP contract, and all employees under the HSEF contract, and all non-represented employees.
Facilitates the Disciplinary action taken against employees who engage in misconduct.
Facilitates the “Whistle Blower” policy, procedures, and eligible investigations on behalf of the Superintendent.