Hillsborough County is the 4th most populated county in Florida. Hillsborough County is home to Tampa and a hot spot for many tourists. Hillsborough County is also home to the University of South Florida. The population of this county is estimated to be just under one million. Due to the popularity of this county, the law enforcements agencies are very proactive and sometimes said to be one of the strictest in the state of Florida. Tampa Bay Police Department are responsible for issuing over 30,000 speeding tickets last year alone. With a crack down on speed laws the county depends on all the police departments as well as the sheriff’s office and the Florida Highway Patrol to enforce the laws. The county’s biggest police department is Tampa Bay and the other police departments include Plant City Police Department and the University of South Florida Police Department. All of the police department’s work hand and hand with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
In Hillsborough County the Florida Highway Patrol use motorcycles, marked and unmarked cars, aircraft, speed traps and radar and laser guns to catch motorists who may been speeding. The entire county’s law enforcement agencies are also very proactive when it comes it issuing criminal citations as well. The past year showed this as there were over 6,500 DUI arrests made within the county, The extremely aggressive Tampa Police Department where responsible for more than half of those DUI arrests.
Judging by how serious and aggressive the law enforcement agencies are in Hillsborough County, if you find yourself needing a lawyer, please call our offices today. We have a team of experienced lawyers who have been handling cases for both criminal charges as well as moving violations in Hillsborough County. We can be reached at 1-800-Fight- It. Do not take chances when going up against the judges of the 13th Judicial Circuit. We can help you.
The county seat is Tampa. The county has 17 different county judges that may hear your case. The main courthouse is located in Tampa.
We represent individuals charged with any offense in Hillsborough County. This includes the following, Plant City, Tampa, Temple Terrace, Apollo Beach, Bloomingdale, Boyette, Brandon, Cheval, Citrus Park, Dover, East Lake-Orient Park, Egypt Lake-Leto, Fish Hawk, Gibsonton, Greater Carrollwood, Greater Northdale, Greater Sun Center, Keystone, Lake Magdalene, Lutz, Mango, Palm River-Clair Mel, Pebble Creek, Progress Village, Riverview, Ruskin, Seffner, Thonotosassa, Town ‘n’ Country, University, Valrico, Westchase, Wimauma, Balm, Del Rio, East Lake, East Tampa, Lithia, and New Tampa.
Legal Resources For Hillsborough County
- Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office
2008 East 8th Avenue. Tampa, FL (813) 247-8000
- Hillsborough County Courthouse
401 N Jefferson St # 516 Tampa, FL (813)272-6870
- Tampa Police Department
3818 West Tampa Bay Boulevard, Tampa, FL. (813) 354-6600
- Plant City Police Department
1 Police Plaza. Plant City, FL. (813) 757-9200