A familiar face won’t return to service in Hillsborough County while the incumbent sheriff retains his seat and a newcomer takes over as supervisor of elections.
It’s official: Hillsborough County’s slate of constitutional officers has been decided. Former Commissioner and Republican State Sen. Ronda Storms will not return to serve on the county level as the new property appraiser. Instead, Democrat challenger Bob Henriquez will take the seat. Incumbent Sheriff David Gee will serve another four years. And, Democrat Craig Latimer will take over Earl Lennard’s position as supervisor of elections. Here’s how the county voted: Sheriff’s Race Property Appraiser Supervisor of Elections Results are considered unofficial until they are certified by the state of Florida.
Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee has written a letter to the public concerning security at the Republican National Convention.
Sheriff David Gee issued a letter to the public earlier this week outlining his office's plan for the Republican National Convention and to assure citizens county wide that officers will be working service calls. Read more about the long hours deputies will be working during the RNC on Carrollwood Patch The letter clearly discusses the plan for RNC-related arrests, tactical strategies for his officers and staffing throughout the event. Thousands of law enforcement officials will flood downtown Tampa along with the delegates and politicians attending the event, prompting Gee to write the letter. "To the agitators and anarchists who want only to bring a dark cloud to this event, let me be clear: criminal activity and civil disturbances will …