The Tampa International Airport Police Department is a full-service, nationally accredited law enforcement agency comprised of 69 sworn police officers, 59 traffic specialists and 44 support personnel. The Airport Police Department provides traditional law enforcement services in addition to enforcing federal regulations associated with transportation security. Sections of the department include Patrol, K9, Criminal Investigations, Professional Standards, Crime Prevention, Bike Detail, Traffic, Administration, Lost and Found and the Airport Operations Center.
Tampa International Airport Police Department is accredited through the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation Inc. It is also the recipient of many awards and citations, including the prestigious Rocky Pomerance Award bestowed by the Florida Police Chiefs Association.