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Alexander answers questions at candidates forum

By C. Scott Satterwhite After a week of nation-wide protests stemming from the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, former Chief of Police David Alexander…

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Mayor holds firm on police chief decision

Mayor Ashton Hayward isn’t changing his mind about David Alexander stepping down as the police chief. On next week’s city council agenda, he is recommending…

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Mayor immovable, Police Chief out in May

Months ago, we posted that Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander wanted to keep his job after his DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Program) date as CFO…

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Pensacola Police Chief wants to keep his job

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…

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Pensacola Violent Crime Suppression Operation has immediate impact

Less than 12 hours into its effort to reduce gun violence, the Pensacola Police Department is having an impact. Officers have found caches of firearms…

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Pensacola police chief responds to increase in homicides and gun violence

From the Pensacola Police Department: Pensacola Police will be saturating areas within city limits at various times and days in the near future in an…

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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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Pensacola Police Chief says little can be done about rise in homicides

The City of Pensacola homicide rate is the highest since 2012. The Pensacola Police Chief and Mayor were much more proactive about combating the violent…

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Recap: Allen Chapel incident

Last Sunday, a Pensacola police officer interrupted a church service to enforce a child custody order. Parishioners recorded the incident on their cell phones. One…

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