Shastri Khan

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Service Record

Polk County Florida Sheriff's Office

Rank Deputy[1]
Last Known Status Separated

Hillsborough County Florida Sheriff's Office

Rank Deputy
Dates of Service Hired November 2018.[2]
Last Known Status Administrative Leave[2]


2012 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year and FBI Bulletin Note

Khan was off-duty when he heard and saw a neighbor being struck by a male assailant. Khan entered the house and found the man to be armed with a knife and seemingly intent on stabbing the woman. Khan struggled with the man while the woman and her children escaped. Khan subdued the man until officers arrived.[1]

On January 5, 2012, Khan was named the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for a Large Department.[3]

On June 1, 2012, Khan's actions were described in an FBI Bulletin Note.[1]

Incident Reports

2022 Driving Under the Influence

Shastri Khan booking photo
Shastri Khan

On December 29, 2022, Khan crashed his vehicle into several other cars, injuring two other people.[2]

Khan did not provide a breath sample at the scene.[2]

Khan was cited for Careless Driving and for Open Container of Alcohol in Motor Vehicle.[4]

Response Timeline

In March 2023, a blood sample taken after the crash showed Khan's blood alcohol content (BAC) was 0.289, three times over the 0.08 limit.[4]

On March 21, 2023, Khan was arrested and charged with three misdemeanor counts of DUI with Property Damage/Personal Injury, and misdemeanor DUI with BAC of 0.15 or Higher.[4]

Khan was placed on unpaid administrative leave.[2]

LEO Ratings


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bulletin Notes, FBI, 2012-06-01
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 HCSO Deputy Arrested for DUI, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, 2023-03-22
  3. Ryan Little, Stacey Booth awarded Officer of the Year, Ledger Media Group, 2012-01-06
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detention deputy arrested for DUI charges in Polk County, Polk County Sheriff's Office, 2023-03-22