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David Morgan

Crime Escambia County

The ethics side of FDLE rogue chemist case

February 15, 2014

On Thursday, I interviewed Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan on IN Your Head Radio. We talked about the ethical challenges of the FDLE investigation its chemist Joseph Graves after it was found that prescription drugs handled…

Jeremy's Notebook

Morgan Responds as Victim Recovers

July 29, 2013

Ceola Walker has been searching for answers since Saturday. That’s when Roy Middleton, her 60-year-old son, was shot by sheriff deputies as he tried to retrieve cigarettes from the Lincoln Town Car parked in the driveway.…

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Escambia’s Big Gamble, or ‘No Blinking’

June 21, 2013

The Escambia County Commission has decided to take over operations of the Escambia County Jail. The move follows fruitless negotiations with the Escambia County Sheriff, the facility’s current manager, and was spurred by a U.S. Department…

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Brush Strokes and Non-Starters

June 13, 2013

It’s unclear what course of action the Escambia County Commission will take in response to the recent U.S. Department of Justice investigation into the operations of the Escambia County Jail. The board clearly didn’t have much…

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Looking for Lockup Money

June 11, 2013

Later this week, the Escambia County Commission will be looking at three proposals from staff concerning the Escambia County Jail and the sheriff’s budget. County officials are working to address findings from a recently released U.S.…

Escambia County Politics

Sheriff’s Race Primer

July 2, 2012

There are two candidates—and a write-in—vying for the Escambia County Sheriff’s seat. In the August 14 primary, incumbent David Morgan will face challenger John Russell Powell; both are Republican. The winner of the August primary will…