Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister is #keepingit100 with this podcast featuring guests from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and community partners. Keeping It 100 not only reflects our dedication to transparency but also plays off of the Sheriff's unit number, 100. This will be a chance for you to stay up to date with everything #teamhcso and ask questions directly to the Sheriff.
"The agriculture community is such a big part of our overall community."
In this episode of "Keeping It 100," Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister is joined by Corporal Dana Chancey of #teamHCSO's Agricultural Crimes Unit. This small unit is comprised of deputies who are responsible for all the farms and ranches in the county. They investigate crimes including fence cutting, poaching and criminal mischief. Agriculture makes up almost of quarter of Hillsborough County, so it's a vital part of the local economy. Join Sheriff Chronister and Corporal Chancey as they take a closer look at Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Agricultural Crimes Unit.
"This is how we're going to break that cycle of recidivism."
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office offers inmates dozens of services and programs at both the Orient Road and Falkenburg Road Jails in hopes of improving their lives post-incarceration. Why should the public care about this topic? Sheriff Chad Chronister answers that question and more while highlighting the Veterans Resurgence Program, Vocational Training Program, and others in hopes of breaking the cycle of recidivism in Hillsborough County.
"One of the biggest goals that I had when I became the sheriff... was to build trust through transparency."
In September's episode, Sheriff Chad Chronister discusses the major changes at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in 2020. HCSO now offers online reporting in both English and Spanish, allowing residents to file a report for certain crimes without having to call a deputy to the scene. More recently, HCSO announced the deployment of 1,000 body-worn cameras to outfit uniformed patrol deputies through the rank of sergeant, which will include specialty units such as School Resources Deputies, the K-9 section, Marine Unit, Port Security, Civil Process and Court Security Deputies.
"There is nothing more rewarding than helping somebody."
Sheriff Chad Chronister and Deputy Michael Canepa sit down to talk about career opportunities at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. They cover everything from the job requirements to positions that are open right now.
Join us to hear more about how you can join #teamHCSO.
"The time to be prepared is now."
Sheriff Chad Chronister and Sgt. Stephen Hoopes discuss the 2020 hurricane season, how you can prepare, and how #teamHCSO has been preparing.
For more information, visit www.ready.gov/hurricanes
"It's OK Not To Be OK."
Sheriff Chad Chronister is joined by Clara Reynolds the President and CEO of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay (Crisis Center) to discuss how it is OK not to be OK and the resources available to help us all.
Clara Reynolds also shares information about a new hotline specifically for first responders.
Please share this episode with a loved one, friend or coworker who could benefit from knowing they are not alone.
Numbers to Save:
2-1-1: Emotional support and connections to community resources for anyone.
First Responder Line: 1-866-4FL-HERO (1-866-435-4376)
Florida Veterans Support Line: 1-844-MyFLVet (1-844-693-5838)
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay: https://www.crisiscenter.com/
First Responder Line: http://www.lasttoask.com/
Florida Veterans Support Line: https://www.myflvet.com/