Captain Joseph Maurer began his career with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in 2007. Captain Maurer has served in many areas of the Sheriff’s Office to include Patrol, Street Crimes, Criminal Investigations Division and Professional Standards Section. Captain Maurer has served in supervisory roles to include Field Training Supervisor, Professional Standards Section, District Patrol Shift Commander and the Tampa Bay Regional Intelligence Center. Captain Maurer currently serves as the District IV Deputy Commander in the southern portion of Hillsborough County.
Captain Maurer is a combat veteran of the United States Army where he served as a Non-Commissioned Officer and Officer in the Infantry and Intelligence Branches. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in Economic Crime and Fraud Management from Utica College. Currently, Captain Maurer is a Doctoral Candidate of Public Administration at California Baptist University.
Captain Maurer is proud of his Hispanic heritage and is fluent in the Spanish language. Captain Maurer and his wife Indira have five children.