Tag: body cameras

A.G. GancarskiMarch 6, 2017

Last Tuesday night, the Jacksonville City Council approved $2.7 million toward the sheriff’s office upgrading its server to accommodate body camera file footage. This Tuesday night, community stakeholders will hear from the people in a Jacksonville neighborhood where the nexus of violent crime and police involvement is particularly prominent. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the Jacksonville […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 22, 2017

The Jacksonville City Council’s Public Health and Safety committee cleared three bills with a public safety impact on Wednesday morning. Ex-offender jobs: PHS passed Councilman Garrett Dennis’ bill (2017-35) strengthening requirements that companies doing business with the city of Jacksonville hire ex-offenders that have gone through rehabilitation programs funded and authorized by the city. The city […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 5, 2017

Pension negotiations resume for Jacksonville’s Fraternal Order of Police on Monday. And an interesting preliminary battle is being fought between the FOP head and a reporter for the Florida Times-Union on Twitter. While such pushback is an occupational hazard for reporters from political figures, the public nature of this dispute is unusual for the Jacksonville market. The […]


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