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Escambia Sheriff

Crime

ECSO Seeks Possible Witness to Weekend Homicide

September 15, 2014

Press Release: Escambia Sheriff’s Investigators are seeking a possible witness to the September 13, 2014 homicide of 50-year-old Phuong Nguyen Truong. The witness is described as a white male in his mid to late 40’s, between…

Caring Health

Miracle Camp, a labor of love

June 15, 2012

I spent Thursday morning at Sacred Heart’s Miracle Camp. My daughters Cat and Tricia, along with their husbands Mike and Tom and their friends, have put on a special summer camp for the past three years…

Politics

Morgan starts to assemble team

November 25, 2008

Escambia Sheriff-elect David Morgan has named Lt. Bill Chavers as his Chief Deputy, a position last held by Larry Smith under McNesby. Chavers started with the Pensacola Police Department in 1974 and moved over to ECSO…

Politics

Morgan has a plan

November 10, 2008

During his campaign, Sheriff-elect David Morgan outlined his plans for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. The daily newspaper has packaged those campaign promises into an article. 1. Hiring more deputies – Go from 228 on patrol…

Politics

Sheriff-to-be Morgan calls for audit

November 5, 2008

David Morgan has sent a letter to the Escambia County Commission telling them he wants to move the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office accounting, budgeting and finances under the County Comptroller Ernie Lee Magaha. Prior to the…

Politics

BTW: Wells retired

May 6, 2008

Rusty Wells who is currently an assistant City Attorney and part-time attorney ($60K) for the Escambia County Sheriff’s office retired in August 2004 and is in the DROP program. He is considered the favorite of the…

Politics

City attorney candidate works for ECSO, too

May 2, 2008

Asst. City Attorney William “Rusty” Wells – and candidate to replace John Fleming as the City Attorney for Pensacola. Wells has a dual career. He supposedly works 40+ hours a week for the City and is…

Politics

ECSO more expensive than Mobile County

April 24, 2008

From April 24 Outtakes: What McNesby doesn’t say is the budget for just the sheriff’s department, $47,952,633, is more than double the budget of Mobile County, Alabama’s Sheriff’s Office, $17,858,340. Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochrane also…

Politics

What’s wrong with Escambia County

February 22, 2008

Last night’s county commission meeting is the perfect example. A contractor – who has made hundreds of thousands from the county in the Hurricane Ivan clean-up and who employs the former county administrator’s son (or at…

Politics

McNesby budget under public scrutiny

February 2, 2008

Over and over again, I hear discontent in the community with the Escambia County Sheriff’s budget – that has increased over 30 percent since Ron McNesby took office. It’s good that McNesby and his buddy George…