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Sheriff David A. Gee (R)


Graduate, Brandon High School; BS degree, mathematics, University of Tampa; Tampa Police Academy; FBI National Academy, 195th Session; Secret Service Dignitary Protection School; law enforcement aviator rated in fixed wing and turbine helicopters 


Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, 35 years: patrol deputy, homicide investigator, internal affairs supervisor, public information officer, chief financial officer, chief deputy; elected Sheriff of Hillsborough County, 2004; re-elected unopposed 2008; re-elected 2012 

Honors and Affiliations

Two Sheriff’s Office Distinguished Service Medals of Valor; Boys & Girls Club Community Hero Award; Tampa/Hillsborough Human Rights Council Award; Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, Kiwanis Club; Sheriff of the Year, National Crisis Intervention Team, 2007; Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award; Deputized by U.S. Marshals Service; Task Force Officer, Drug Enforcement Administration; member, FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force; co-chair, Domestic Security Task Force, Region 4; chair, Attorney General’s Region 4 Gang Reduction Task Force; chairman, Chief Financial Officer’s Medicaid and Public Assistance Fraud Strike Force; FHP Jurisdiction Subcommittee of the Governor’s Law Enforcement Consolidation Task Force; board member: A Kids Place of Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County Head Start Program; past chairman, Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches; Brandon Boys & Girls Club; past security consultant, Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball.

Address: P.O. Box 3371, Tampa, 33601-3371
Phone: (813) 247-8000

County Seat: Tampa
Population: 1,277,746
County Website:

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