Darrin Barlow, Major

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District III

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.