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What Sheriff Simmons said at swearing in ceremony

On Tuesday, Jan. 5, Judge Nick Geeker swore in Chips Simmons as the new sheriff of Escambia County in a small ceremony at the Escambia…

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Simmons discusses Floyd’s death, protests, changes to policing

Chief Deputy Chip Simmons has the watched the video of the Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd. For him, the killing…

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Curbing Gun Violence: ‘No magic pill’

At yesterday’s presser, Chief Deputy Chip Simmons, who handles the operational side of the sheriff’s office, talked about his agency is addressing the problem. “We’ve…

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Psst, Simmons has raised $88K for 2020 sheriff’s race

While most of us are focused on the 2018 election cycle, Chief  Deputy Chip Simmons quietly has raised $88,570 for his campaign for Escambia County…

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Chip Simmons prefiles for Escambia County Sheriff

Escambia County Chief Deputy Chip Simmons has prefiled to run for Escambia County Sheriff in 2020. Simmons stepped down as Pensacola Police Chief in August…

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Buzz: Simmons headed to ECSO, Alexander fights to keep job

Escambia County Assistant County Administrator Chip Simmons will leaving the county to work for Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan, according to sources close to both…

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Alexander nominated to be new Pensacola Police Chief

It’s official Chip Simmons is retiring as Police Chief and David Alexander will be nominated to the Pensacola City Council as his replace. Captain Tommi…

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News Talk 1370 WCOA hosts morning town hall, Feb. 27

On Friday, Feb. 27, News Talk 1370 WCOA will host a town hall meeting focusing on diversity, race and crime in our community. This town…

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Pensacola Police Chief appointed to PSC board

Gov. Rick Scott announced yesterday the appointment of Chip Simmons to the Pensacola State College District Board of Trustees. Simmons, 49, of Cantonment, is the…

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