St. Petersburg Police Department

Anthony Holloway joined the Clearwater Police Department in 1985 as a patrol officer. Upon his retirement in 2007 as the Patrol Division Commander, he was selected as the Chief of Police for the City of Somerville, Massachusetts.

Chief Holloway rejoined the Clearwater Police Department in February 2010 as Chief of Police, and in August 2014, he was selected and now serves as Chief of Police for the St. Petersburg Police Department.

Chief Holloway earned his Bachelor of Arts degree (Business Management) in 1999 and Master’s degree (Business Administration) in 2001.  In June of 2011, he was awarded a Certificate of Completion for the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program from Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education and in August of 2015 he successfully completed the Executive Leaders Program at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security. 

Chief Holloway is married to Andra Todd Dreyfus of Clearwater, an attorney.

Chief Holloway has taught law enforcement to governmental, educational, and community organizations throughout Florida.  He was appointed to the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar in June 2012 and serves as Co-Chair of the Law Enforcement Committee of the Criminal Justice of the American Bar Association. He is past President of the Tampa Bay Area Chiefs of Police Association, a current member of the Florida Police Chiefs Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police and serves as consultant/trainer to organizations such as the Department of Juvenile Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, and St. Petersburg College.

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