Airport Police

Public Safety at Tampa International Airport

The Tampa International Airport Police Department (TPAPD) is a fully accredited law enforcement agency dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of tens of thousands of visitors and employees daily. With a team of over 140 sworn officers, traffic specialists, and support personnel, TPAPD offers a comprehensive range of traditional law enforcement services while also enforcing federal regulations related to transportation security.

As an award-winning agency accredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation Inc., TPAPD handles a variety of specialized services. These include Special Investigations, K9 operations, and managing the airport’s Lost and Found. Our commitment to excellence ensures a safe and secure environment for all who visit and work at Tampa International Airport.