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Pensacola Police


Pensacola Police Chief wants to keep his job

January 16, 2017

Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander told the Pensacola City Council last week he wants to keep his job past his DROP date in May. At the end of his monthly report to the City Council at…


Ten Years Ago: Taser abuse drew national attention

February 14, 2015

Gotcha! Crimefighters’ New Toy By Duwayne Escobedo Published Feb. 2, 2005 On the videotape, Randy Koch slouches in a chair in the Escambia County Jail intox room and looks drunk. He curses the Pensacola Police Department…


Pensacola Police will now wear body cameras

February 5, 2015

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced today that Pensacola Police officers would begin wearing body cameras as part of their regular duty gear. “Pensacola is fortunate to have what I believe is one of the finest police…


Bell to retire from PPD

November 30, 2010

Press Release: When Pensacola Police Sgt. When Pensacola Police Sgt. Robert Bell retires Wednesday (Dec. 1), the local Fraternal Order of Police Lodge will lose its longest serving president. Bell, 54, is retiring after 25 years…


Steen press conference

April 6, 2010

By IN reporter Sean Boone Steen Press Conference Aaron Watson, the attorney for the family of Victor Steen, held a press conference today outside the Federal Courthouse to speak about yesterday’s coroner’s inquest decision. “A young…

News Politics

What can one council member do?

February 26, 2010

What can a council member do about crime in her district? Ask Maren DeWeese. For years, her neighborhoods have avoided the Bluffs park on Scenic Highway because of sexual activity happening at that park. It was…