Hamlin, a 19-year veteran, has spent more than a year commanding the department's Special Support Division, a task he will retain as assistant chief. He oversees the city's major events and hurricane preparation, and runs the department's specialty squads, including hostage negotiation, dive and bomb teams, canine, aviation and marine patrol. He also oversees security at Tampa Bay Buccaneers games. He has worked in all three Tampa police districts and in undercover units of the narcotics bureau and street anticrime squad. He also served nine years on the city's Fire and Police Pension Fund, including four years as chairman.
Back in his days as a student at SFP, Marc played football and worked at Camp Alvernia. Today, Marc is an active supporter of the Prep's Florida Area Alumni Chapter, and he and his wife Paige have hosted several chapter receptions at their home in Valrico, FL. We wish Marc heartfelt congratulations and continued success!