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Presser notes: Deadly Force Policy, Gun Task Force

PENSACOLA: Following last week’s revelation by the Pensacola Police Department that the officer involved in a fatal July shooting has been relieved of his duty,…

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Timeline: County had a Gun Crime Response Team in 2012

The last time Escambia County had a multi-agency task force targeting gun-related crimes was seven years ago. Sheriff David Morgan announced the “crime response team”…

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Mayor calls for internal investigation of Crawford shooting

By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Alluding to conversations with citizens in the wake of a fatal police shooting, Mayor Grover Robinson said Monday that is committed…

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Crime down in Pensacola

Violent crimes in the City of Pensacola were down during the 2018 calendar year, according to the FLDE.  The property crime rate was down 4.2…

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Transition team looks at ‘holes’ in public safety

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly –Pensacola citizens had the opportunity Saturday, Dec. 29 to let the city’s administration know their thoughts concerning the community’s public safety….

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No homicides in 2017, a tribute to PPD and news reporting

In November 2016, Chief David Alexander told the Pensacola City Council that little could be done about the rise of homicides inside the city limits….

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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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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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