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Fla. Police Thwart Former Student’s Mass Murder Plot

August 17, 2011
Police arrested Jared Cano, a former student of Freedom High School, after bomb-making equipment and a manifesto were discovered in his apartment. Cano allegedly planned to kill 32 people on the first day of classes.

Tampa OIS Suspect Grabbed Officer's Weapon

January 31, 2011
Officer William B. Cain called for backup and eventually pulled the car over, after running the plate and determining the driver had a suspended license. After the suspect was able to get a hand on the officer's gun, Officer Scott Savitt shot him twice fatally.

National Police Week: Tampa PD Honors Officer

August 5, 2010

During National Police Week in May, Tampa (Fla.) PD's Chief Jane Castor and Lt. Brian Dugan pay tribute to Cpl. Mike Roberts, who was murdered in the line of duty on Aug. 19, 2009.

Prosecutors Seek Death for Tampa Cop Killer

July 24, 2010
Updates in the case this week included Morris' not-guilty plea, the charging of his accomplice who is trying to retrieve her vehicle from forfeiture, and the FBI's $20,000 reward for the murder weapon.

Searching For a Dangerous Suspect Can Tax SWAT's Capabilities

July 12, 2010
When this highly conditioned team emerged from the woods, it was clear how totally spent they were. Nearly non-functional as SWAT, until getting some much-needed rest/sleep.

Tampa Cop Killer Dontae Morris In Custody

July 2, 2010
A person identified only as an associate of Morris helped arrange the surrender. The associate then brought Morris to a pre-determined location, where police were waiting to take him into custody.

Tampa Cop Killing Suspect Now Linked to 5 Murders

July 1, 2010
The man wanted in the shooting deaths of two police officers also is a suspect in a third homicide and is a "person of interest" in two more homicides, Tampa police Chief Jane Castor said Thursday.

Suspect in Tampa Police Murders Remains on the Loose

June 30, 2010
Investigators for hours questioned and then released the driver, 22-year-old Cortnee Nicole Brantley, with no charges Tuesday night. The shooting suspect — identified as Dontae Rashawn Morris, a 24-year-old felon with a lengthy rap sheet — remained on the loose early this morning.

Tampa Officers Were Two of 'Nicest People You Could Meet'

June 29, 2010
The two Tampa PD officers were dedicated to their jobs, communities and their families, three colleagues said during a Tuesday press conference at police headquarters.

Driver In Custody In Slaying of Tampa Officers, Search Continues for Shooter

June 29, 2010
Police have detained Cortnee' Nicole Brantley, 22, to determine the location of passenger Dontae Rashawn Morris, 24. Morris is now wanted on two counts of first-degree murder and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Two Tampa Officers Shot and Killed, Suspects at Large

June 29, 2010
Tampa Officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis, both 31, were shot in the head at 50th Street and 23rd Avenue, said Mayor Pam Iorio after a news conference.

Tampa PD Officers Remember Slain Colleagues

June 29, 2010

Tampa PD's Officers Jason Ward, Whitney McCormick and Jeremy Larson talk about Officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis, who were killed by a parolee Tuesday during a vehicle stop.

Supreme Court Validates Tampa PD's Miranda Warning

February 23, 2010
Kevin Dewayne Powell, who was arrested in August 2004 on a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm, informed officers he possessed a handgun, after police recited their standard Miranda warning to him.

Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor

December 4, 2009

Jane Castor takes over as Tampa's first female police chief, replacing retiring Chief Steve Hogue. Castor is currently the assistant chief of operations and has been with the Tampa Police Department for 25 years. Castor has held many positions in several areas of the department including patrol, narcotics, family violence and sex crimes, and criminal intelligence.

Tampa Names Florida's First Female, Openly Lesbian Chief

September 17, 2009
The pioneering Jane Castor, 49, rose through the ranks of the department, where she has worked various assignments including patrol, narcotics, family violence and sex crimes, and criminal intelligence.
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