Posted in Escambia County Health

Escambia County Government: Safest or Most Dangerous Place to Work

Late yesterday afternoon, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan shared with Inweekly that he has a total of 38 Escambia County Sheriff’s Office personnel under 14-day…

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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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Posted in Escambia County

Leaders unite to fight gun violence

Yesterday, Sheriff David Morgan, State Attorney Bill Eddins and County Commissioner Lumon May announced a concerted joint effort to curb gun violence that has claimed…

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Posted in Crime Escambia County Guns

Interview: Morgan has focused on gangs and guns since taking office

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan yesterday told the media that he doesn’t see the need for special regional task force on gun-related crimes, which Mayor…

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Posted in Crime Escambia County Guns News

Sheriffs not interested in gun task force

Both Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan and Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson have told the PNJ that they won’t participate in the joint federal-city task force to…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

Sheriff asks State Attorney to investigate County Commission

State Attorney Bill Eddins has notified the Escambia Board of County Commissioners that Sheriff David Morgan has filed a complaint alleging possible Sunshine and Public…

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Sheriff Morgan objects to ‘shade meeting’ on his appeal

Last week, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan sent his budget appeal to the Florida Cabinet. The Escambia Board of County Commissioners has scheduled a shade…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

Grover working on a budget plan

County Commissioner Grover Robinson last week said on “Pensacola Speaks” that he believes the county can give Sheriff David Morgan more money for raises but…

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Welcome to Black Hole Budgeting: Showdown looms

In the good old days – or should I say “good old boy days” – of county government, County Administrator George Touart and Sheriff Ron…

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