New PIO Assignments

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Public Relations Bureau
-Public Information Office

Corporal Daniel DiFrancesco
Age: 46
Date of Hire: 10/02/1995

Corporal Lorraine Hinson
Age: 44
Date of Hire: 09/06/2005

Sheriff Bob Gualtieri has assigned Corporal Daniel DiFrancesco and Corporal Lorraine Hinson to the Public Information Office as Public Information Officers.

Corporal Daniel DiFrancesco and Lorraine Hinson’s assignments to the Public Information Office were effective on Sunday, January 8th, 2017.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Public Information Office is located at 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo.

Corporal Daniel DiFrancesco joined the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office in 1995.

Corporal DiFrancesco worked as a detention deputy in the Department of Detention and Corrections until November 1998, when he transferred to the Patrol Operations Bureau as a patrol deputy. Corporal Difrancesco spent time working as a Marine Unit deputy, a School Resource deputy, and a Community Policing deputy. In October 2013, Corporal DiFrancesco was appointed corporal of the South District Community Policing Unit.

Corporal DiFrancesco has an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from St Petersburg College.

Corporal DiFrancesco’s contact information is:
727-582-6292  PIO Office

Corporal Lorraine Hinson joined the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office in 2005 after serving at the Clearwater Police Department as a Police Service Technician for five years.

Prior to assuming her duties as PIO, Corporal Hinson worked as a patrol deputy in the Patrol Operations Bureau. In 2013, Corporal Hinson transferred to the Investigative Operations Bureau where she worked as a detective in the Crimes against Children Unit and Economic Crimes Unit. In January 2017, Corporal Hinson was appointed corporal in the Public Information Office.

Corporal Hinson has an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from St. Petersburg College.

Corporal Hinson’s contact information is:
727-582-6564 PIO Office



Posted by Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:11:00 AM Categories: General News

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