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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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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola

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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Body cam video conflicts with statements by Chief Alexander

In his press release, Chief David Alexander gave this description of the incident inside Allen Chapel AME Church: “Officer Darling waited outside the sanctuary and…

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Chief Alexander: ‘The officer properly did her job’

From PPD press release: Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander III has reviewed facts related to a video posted this afternoon on Facebook regarding a child…

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Ten Years Ago: Taser abuse drew national attention

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…

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Pensacola Police will now wear body cameras

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…

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Posted in Crime Escambia County Pensacola

Weekend Buzz: PPD may have problem, Found Money and Smartest Answer

Courthouse rumblings Criminal defense lawyers are watching closely the case of Herchel Royals, who was arrested in July 2013 on drug charges. His case is…

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Crime creeps into east Pensacola, more like roars into the area

The daily newspaper reports that there were 526 residential burglaries in the city in 2012 –300 in last nine month of the year. This i…

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Thomas says school marshals may be in the future for Escambia elementary schools

Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas told his school board at special workshop on Thursday that he has talked with local law enforcement about establishing…

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