Meet Anthony  Holloway

One of St. Petersburg College's most honored graduates is St. Petersburg Police Chief Anthony Holloway, who attended SPJC in 1996 before transferring to Eckerd College, where he earned his bachelor's degree in Business Management in 1999 and his master's degree in Business Administration in 2001. Holloway was named SPC's Outstanding Alumnus in 2015.  

"Highly motivated and responsive SPC instructors present our cadets a curriculum that not only exceeds the state minimum, but more importantly, prepares them with the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective police officer," said Holloway.

Chief Holloway During his nearly 22-year career with the Clearwater Police Department, rising through the ranks to become the city's first black police captain. He began as a patrol officer in 1985 and was named the city's Outstanding Police Officer for his undercover narcotics work in 1989.

Chief Holloway was appointed to the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar in June 2012 and has served as consultant/trainer to the Department of Juvenile Justice, the U.S. Department of Justice, and St. Petersburg College.

In June 2011, he received a certificate of completion for the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government and Executive Education.

In 2014, Chief Holloway was named chief of the St. Petersburg Police Department, where he continues his mission as a powerful and dedicated servant of the public, committed to protecting our community and kick-starting programs that address the social ills that lead to crime.

Name: Anthony  Holloway
Job Title: Police Chief
Employer: City of St. Petersburg