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Jarrod Holbrook


Tampa, FL, United States

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Past articles by Jarrod:

I-Team: Exposing problems with wheels falling off school buses in Florida

The I-Team found more problems with loose wheels on Florida school buses. → Read More

I-Team: Legislators rejected additional school safety money for years

Year after year since the 2010-2011 school year, the state has given the same amount of money to school districts to improve school security, and the amount hasn't increased in recent years. → Read More

Ford Customers concerned of exhaust fumes in vehicles

Potentially deadly gas is leaking into vehicles. You may have heard reports of Ford Explorers in police departments having problems, but our I-Team found consumer complaints are sky rocketing. → Read More

State investigating CareerSource Tampa Bay and Pinellas

Florida's House Judiciary Chair, Chris Sprowls, called for a state investigation into CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas. → Read More

Hillsborough Fire Chief wants a state law banning gang members in fire departments

ABC Action news I-Team was first to report that a Hillsborough County Firefighter was fired, after officials say he violated several policies including the county's anti gang directive. Hillsborough's fire chief is now hoping a new state law he once pushed for can gain new traction. → Read More

Hillsborough Firefighter accused of withholding evidence from biker gang shooting

A local firefighter is accused of refusing to hand over evidence from a motorcycle gang shooting. The I-Team reveals why his potential affiliation with the gang could cost him his career. → Read More

Santa letters company in Sarasota accused of scamming customers gets sued

Two Sarasota business owners are getting sued after the I-Team reported several customers complained they got scammed. → Read More

Port Tampa Bay CEO orders outside audit after I-Team uncovered questionable expenses

Another port audit was ordered after the I-Team uncovered questionable spending at Port Tampa Bay. → Read More

Santa letter company in Florida on customers' naughty list after several complaints

Customers say two Florida men aren't always delivering on the Christmas gifts they bought for their children. → Read More

Santa letter company in Sarasota on customers' naughty list after several complaints

Customers say two local men aren't always delivering on the Christmas gifts they bought for their children. → Read More

FL Department of Corrections Officer suspended after I-Team Investigation

The state's Department of Corrections is suspending one of it's officers following an I-Team investigation. → Read More

Local prisoner work crew caught on camera not working, smoking on their time

Our I-Team has been looking into the surprising way a local inmate work crew has been spending some of their time. → Read More

I-Team story prompts state investigation into Sarasota row park

A state investigation is underway after the I-Team uncovered millions of your tax dollars showed little results at the recent World Rowing Championships in Sarasota. → Read More

Meals on Wheels delivers more than dinner this Thanksgiving

Volunteers load up to deliver goods from Meals on Wheels. → Read More

Port of Tampa Bay executives spent $100K on NCAA Football Championship

Executives at the Port of Tampa Bay spent big money to go to the NCAA Championship football game earlier this year. → Read More

Safety Concerns: Wheels fall off moving school buses within days of each other

The I-Team is uncovering a serious safety concern with local school buses. There have been at least two recent incidents where wheels flew off the buses while driving in Hillsborough County. Investigator Jarrod Holbrook reveals why the problem doesn't stop there. → Read More

I-Team: Controversy over new police chief hire

Controversy is brewing over a new police chief in Zephyrhills. The city conducted a national search but hired someone from the inside. I-team investigator Jarrod Holbrook discovered the city's choice didn't meet a basic requirement for the job. → Read More

Florida's House Speaker demanding accountability for excessive port spending

Florida's House Speaker is demanding years worth of travel and financial records from Port Tampa Bay. → Read More

Survival Skills: Law enforcement trainers offer tips to survive mass shooting

It's hard to imagine what you can really do in a situation like in Las Vegas, but expert law enforcement trainers we spoke with offer a few tips that could increase your chances of survival. → Read More

Powerful weapons likely used to kill more than 50 in Las Vegas shooting

Several experts and retired law enforcement we spoke with say the sound of the gunfire in the Las Vegas shooting suggests at least one fully automatic or converted weapon was used. → Read More