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Tarpon Springs Police Department

Covering 16 square miles, the City of Tarpon Springs is located on the west central coast of Florida. The city has a population of approximately 24,000 residents and its own police department. According to its website, the mission of the Tarpon Springs Police Department is “to reduce crime and enhance quality of life through a cooperative partnership with the community.”

With Robert Kochen serving as the current Chief of Police, the Tarpon Springs Police Department has forty-eight (48) sworn officers. Approximately twenty-nine (29) of those officers are assigned to the patrol division. The remaining sworn officers are assigned to the following special units including:

  • Crime Prevention;
  • Code Enforcement;
  • School Resource Officers (SRO);
  • Detectives;
  • Youth Center; and
  • Training.

According to the Police Applicant Screening Service (PASS) Salary Survey, the 2017 salary ranges for the Tarpon Springs Police Department is a minimum of $45,000 and a maximum of $67,028 for an officer.

Criminal Defense Attorney for Tarpon Springs, FL

After an arrest or criminal investigation by the Tarpon Springs Police Department, seek out the services of an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Our attorneys are familiar with the tactics used by this law enforcement agency in Pinellas County, FL.

We can help you fight the charges aggressively. Call (727) 592-5885 today.

Additional Resources

TSPD's Five Year Strategic Plan – This five-year strategic plan serves as a living document to manage the agency and ensure community safety for the next 5 years. The strategic plan is reviewed annually. It is designed to allow for and respond to changes in technology, crime patterns, demographics and economic conditions.

Contact Information

City of Tarpon Springs Police Department 
444 S. Huey Ave. 
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 
Phone: (727) 938-2840

Finding an Attorney for Investigations by the TSPD

If you were arrested by an officer with the Tarpon Springs Police Department, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Morris Law Firm, P.A.. Call us to find out more about the criminal charges, ways to avoid the typical penalties, and the best way to fight for an outright dismissal of the charges.

We represent clients charged with a wide variety of criminal offenses charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor. Let us put our experience to work for you.

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