Darrin Barlow, Major

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Community Outreach Division

Major Darrin Barlow is a 30-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office. He was born and raised in Tampa and has resided in Hillsborough County his entire life.

Major Barlow began his career with #teamHCSO in 1993 as a detention deputy before transitioning to a patrol in 1996. He served as a patrol deputy, field training officer, motor unit, and traffic homicide investigator. He has held supervisory positions in patrol and the field training program at each rank during his career. He has also served as a supervisor for the Traffic Unit, Internal Affairs Section, Communications Bureau, Investigation and Operations Bureau, and Community Outreach Division.

Major Barlow has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Criminology from the University of Saint Leo. He completed the Southern Police Institute’s Police Executive Leadership Graduate Program in 2013.

Community Outreach Division

The Community Outreach Division manages our Community Outreach programs:

As part of its role it also works directly with the Advisory Councils:

And oversees our community involvement and charity events.

Educational Events Request

You can request for Sheriff's Office personnel to attend your event and provide safety and educational information. To request this service, fill out the Educational Event Request Form and return to the Community Outreach Division by mail, fax, or email.