Paul M. Adee Police Practices, Security & Corrections Expert

Paul M. Adee, Police Practices, Security & Corrections Expert

Paul Adee is a police practices and corrections expert with over 32 years of experience in correctional and courthouse facilities. Paul applies his expertise to forensic casework involving the policies, procedures, and incident-specific actions of law enforcement and corrections personnel and agencies, including use of force investigations and policies, inmate healthcare and in-custody deaths, transportation of county and federal inmates, courthouse security, law enforcement and detention training, and correctional operations.

Paul retired in 2021 as a major in the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, having served as Division Commander for the Court Operations Division, Training Division, and Jail Divisions over the course of his three-decade tenure there. Paul held positions of progressive leadership to include the ranks of Corporal, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, and ultimately Major. The Division Commander assignments include commanding the Orient Road Jail (1,700 inmates), Falkenburg Road Jail (3,300 inmates), Inmate Support Services Division (inmate healthcare, transportation, food service, laundry, law library, and inmate mail), Training Division, and the Court Operations Division. The Court Operations Division covered 62 judges in three separate courthouses, Civil Process, and building security for County Administration, State Attorney’s Office and Public Defender’s Office buildings.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Saint Leo University and is a graduate of the University of Louisville - Southern Police Institute’s Command Officer’s Development Course. He has obtained instructor certifications as a general topics, firearms, and Taser instructor. He also obtained his certification to inspect jails throughout the State of Florida through the Florida Sheriff’s Association.