Investigative Services Division

Captain MillsThe Investigative Services Division (ISD), which is Supervised by Captain Mills, consists of various units which offer specialized services to the community; these units include:

  • Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU)
    Members of the Criminal Investigations Unit, also known as the Detective Unit, are responsible for all latent investigations associated with crimes report to the department. CIU’s objectives centered around the methods and resources necessary to locate and arrest persons responsible for crimes committed throughout the City of Temple Terrace.
  • Special Enforcement Unit (SEU)
    The members of SEU serve a multifaceted and vital role for the department. They conduct highly visible proactive law enforcement associated with street crimes and also function as a less visible, more covert element of the department when necessary to meet the needs of our community. SEU also oversees special investigations related to narcotics and beverage enforcement. To report a crime tip to SEU, please call (813) 506-6500.
  • Crime Scene / Property Unit (CSU)
    The CSU is responsible for crime scene processing duties associated with major investigations and for items submitted by officers and detectives. This unit is supervised by our Evidence & Property Manager and is also responsible for the secure storage and proper management of all items impounded by members of the department.
  • Surplus Property Information:
    The Temple Terrace Police Department regularly submits surplus equipment, seized evidence, and unclaimed property for public auction. To learn more, visit our auction information page.
  • Special Operations Unit (SWAT & CRT)

    Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
    The SWAT team provides specialized support to law enforcement operations during high-risk situations. Some of the activities that SWAT is responsible for include: dignitary protection, barricaded subjects, hostage situations, arrests of armed or dangerous persons, and any other incident that may require a special tactical response.

    Crisis Response Team (CRT)
    CRT, the department crisis negotiation team, works in tandem with SWAT to attempt to resolve high-risk crises in the most peaceful manner possible. Their philosophy of "let's talk" is the guiding principle behind their primary mission to use an open dialogue in an attempt to prevent or minimize violence.

    For more information about the Investigative Services Division, please call 813.506.6500.