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Escambia County Sheriff’s Office


Pensacola: Weekly Wrap-up – May 14

May 14, 2016

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced on May 10 his firing of Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover due to a “loss of confidence in their ability to lead the Pensacola Fire Department.”…


Teamwork saves kitten

September 19, 2015

The “feel good” story of the week involves the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, Escambia County Fire Rescue and a kitten. Sheriff’s Facebook Page: **UPDATE** After this photo was shared we found out the rest of the…


Bridging the Gap returns

July 20, 2015

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office hosts “Bridging the Gap,” a Crime Prevention Conference July 27, 28 and 29, 2015. The three-evening conference, at the Brownsville Community Center, 3100 W. Desoto Street in Pensacola, is an effort…


PS Podcast: Sgt. Andy Hobbs on disaster training

March 26, 2015

Sgt. Andy Hobbs, who heads Homeland Security for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, discusses how local agencies dealt with last year’s ice storm, floods and jail explosion. Pensacola Speaks airs on News Talk 1370 WCOA Monday-Friday…


In Hot Pursuit 5K set for Nov. 15

August 19, 2014

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office’s 7th Annual ‘In Hot Pursuit’ 5K is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15 on Pensacola Beach. Over the past seven years the run has become famous for its fun beach course and…


ECSO shut off the gas to CBD after 2012 flood

May 22, 2014

In the days after the county’s Central Booking and Detention exploded, county officials were telling commissioners, away from the public, that the gas explosion would have occurred whether the county or Sheriff David Morgan controlled the…


Over $120,000 Recovered in Narcotics Arrest (video)

April 4, 2014

Shortly before 6:00 this morning, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team and Narcotics Unit served a search warrant in the 4000 block of Marlane Drive. When Antonio Blackwell was located and detained in the residence,…

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…