Belinda Denbigh
Detective Belinda Denbigh began her career with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in 2003 as a part-time digital communications dispatcher while attending college. She graduated in 2005 from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology. In 2006, she began her law enforcement career as a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Deputy. 

As a deputy, she served in patrol and Street Crimes units, where she investigated a wide variety of crimes and street-level narcotics cases. In 2012, she joined the Training Division, where she oversaw the training of new law enforcement recruits and taught various topics, including Police Suicide Awareness and Stress Management. Detective Denbigh has also been a part of the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) and joined the Crisis Negotiations Team in 2010, where she served for seven years as a Negotiator and four years as Assistant Team Leader. As a negotiator, Detective Denbigh responded to various crisis incidents involving armed suicidal and barricaded subjects. 

In 2015, she was promoted to the rank of Detective and was assigned to the District I General Offense unit, where she investigated persons and property crimes. Detective Denbigh joined the Criminal Investigations Division in 2016 and was assigned to the Juvenile Services Section, where she investigated crimes against children, the Violent Crimes Section, where she investigated major adult crimes and death investigations, and the Homicide Section. Detective Denbigh is currently assigned to the Professional Standards Bureau, Internal Affairs Section. 

In 2018, Detective Denbigh assisted in the creation of the Sergeant Jonathan Black Resiliency Program, which aimed to improve mental fitness and wellbeing of law enforcement officers and their families. Detective Denbigh became a member of the Sheriff’s Office Peer Support Team in 2019 and a member of the Sheriff’s Office Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team in 2021.