2020 Officer of the Year
Officer Holly Burroughs
Temple Terrace Police Department
Officer Holly Burroughs began her career with the Temple
Terrace Police Department’s Patrol Division in November 2017. She
exemplifies the police department’s model of Honor, Courage, and
Commitment. She is a police officer who is dedicated to going
above and beyond for the City of Temple Terrace and its citizens.
Officer Burroughs is a natural-born leader, who drives her squadmates
to perform at their best. This is a quality that cannot be
taught but is one that is ingrained in the very essence of who she
is. Officer Burroughs never shies away from taking younger officers under her wing and teaching them
the right way. She always makes herself available to assist on a myriad of calls and never passes up
an opportunity to further her Law Enforcement Education. Officer Burroughs has a servant’s heart and
strives to help those in distress without hesitation. She recognizes the cultural diversity of our city and
treats every person with respect and courtesy.
Officer Burroughs resides with her longtime boyfriend Bobby. Officer Burroughs embodies and
exemplifies every quality desired in a successful law enforcement officer.