Monthly TAC Meetings
The next TAC meeting in 2017 will be held on: November 15 at 3pm at Tampa Police Department District 2.
TAC members at the Underage Drinking Town Hall Meeting at WEDU on April 7, 2011
May 19, 2009 TAC meeting at the Dallas Bull
December 2, 2008 TAC meeting at the University of Tampa
August 15, 2008 DUI Checkpoint in memory of Sgt. Ron Harrison
Two men in the process of being arrested for driving under the influence.
July 4, 2008 DUI Checkpoint
On July 4th The Florida Highway Patrol Troop C hosted a DUI Checkpoint located in the parking lot of Quest
Diagnostics on Fowler.
Tampa Alcohol Coalition provided food and beverages for the law enforcement officers.
2008 MADD Recognition Banquet on June 10th
MADD Hillsborough president Linda Unfried presents Ellen Snelling with a 2007 Community
Partner award for Tampa Alcohol Coalition's collaboration with MADD
2008 Sheriff's Alcohol Vendor Enforcement Symposium
Over 100 alcohol outlet owners, staff and responsible beverage trainers attended the HCSO SAVE
Symposium held March 4th at Pepin Distributing, to learn about responsible vendor practices.
Underage Drinking Law Enforcement at Gasparilla
The Gasparilla Day Parade was held in Tampa on January 26, 2008.
Law enforcement officers were out looking for underage drinkers. These young ladies
were given a notice to appear for underage possession of alcoholic beverages.
June 5, 2007 MADD Hillsborough Recognition Banquet
April 23, 2007 MADD Century Achievers Recognition Event
Tampa and Hillsborough County were well-represented at the 2007 MADD Century Achievers Recognition Event held at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center in Tallahassee. Fourteen Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies and thirteen Tampa Police officers were honored with MADD's Century Achiever's Awards for making 100 or more DUI arrests in 2006. Assistant State Attorney Kim Seace of the 13th Judicial Circuit was presented with the Outstanding Prosecutor of the Year Award. Linda Unfried received the Community Services Award, Tom Moore (Owner of Tom Moore Chevrolet) received the Community Partner Award, and Ellen Snelling was given the Youth Services Award .
Tampa Police Department officers recognized at the 2007 MADD Century Achievers Recognition Event
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office DUI deputies showing off their Century Achievers Awards
(L to R) Chuck Hurley, MADD CEO, Ellen Snelling, TAC Co-Chair and Don Murray, MADD Florida Executive Director
March 10, 2007 MADD Saturday Event
MADD Hillsborough celebrated its 24th anniversary with a safety event at Tom Moore Chevrolet. The event featured displays, literature and hands-on activities to educate the public about DUI and other traffic safety issues. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office was there with its Mobile Breath Testing Unit and McGruff, the crime fighting dog. The Florida Highway Patrol brought its Rollover Simulator. Tampa Police Department was represented by Officer Randy Davis and his C.A.R.S. (Cops Against Racing on Streets) exhibit. Temple Terrace Police Department fingerprinted children and brought K-9 dogs. Tampa Alcohol Coalition provided underage drinking information. Tom and Pamela Moore donated money to MADD from each vehicle sale made during the entire month of March. It was a very successful collaboration, and Tom Moore has already begun planning for next year's event with MADD!
Hillsborough MADD volunteers at the MADD Saturday event at Tom Moore Chevrolet
February 20, 2007 TAC meeting
The February TAC meeting was held at the Tampa Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Over 50 people attended. Deputy Scott Sitton gave a PowerPoint presentation on the successful HCSO Responsible Vendor Program. Sheriff Gee presented a plaque to the Tampa Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino management for reducing DUI incidents by 72%. Seminole Hard Rock credits the reduction to its responsible vendor training, alcohol policies and safe ride program.
Deputy Scott Sitton presenting a PowerPoint on the HCSO Responsible Vendor Program.
Sheriff David Gee presenting a plaque to Seminole Hard Rock Finance Director John Eder
for Hard Rock's achievement of reducing DUI incidents by 72%.
7th Annual National Leadership Conference August 24-26, 2006 | Baltimore, MD
HCSO Named National Law Enforcement Partner of the Year
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office was named the National Law Enforcement Partner of the Year by the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention during its National Leadership Conference on Reducing Underage Drinking last week in Baltimore. Pictured here are: Chelsea Ottaway, Tampa Alcohol Coalition; Chris Osborne, Office of Drug Control; Sue Carrigan, Tampa Alcohol Coalition; Major Bill Davis, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office; Ellen Snelling, Tampa Alcohol Coalition; and Deputy Brian Pulido.
Florida Recognized for Major Accomplishments
The State of Florida was recognized at the National Leadership Conference on Reducing Underage Drinking last week in Baltimore for its accomplishments. The conference, sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), included workshops presented by the Broward County’s Latin American Coalition for the Prevention of Substance Abuse and the Tampa Alcohol Coalition. Robin Peters, Office of Drug Control, was on hand to accept the honor for the following:
* 43 of 67 counties conducted Town Hall Meetings on Reducing Underage Drinking
* Creation of the Governor's State Leadership Commission on Reducing Underage Drinking
* Creation of the Law Enforcement Subcommittee of the Governor's State Leadership
* Creation of “Identifying Contributors to Alcohol Related Events” or ICARE program by the
Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco which tracks and punishes those
who sell to minors and was launched in June.
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office - Operation 3D
Don't Drink and Drive in Hillsborough County