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October 4, 2023

Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office defends anti-riot law

The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by civil rights groups, including the Northside Coalition of Jacksonville.

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October 1, 2023

Video of Le’Keian Woods’ arrest by Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office sparks outrage

Community members are protesting the beating of a man in Jacksonville police custody.

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September 29, 2023

Amid surge in violence, MAD DADS prepares to ‘Ride for Life’

The group’s 16th annual Motorcycle Ride for Life will cover 13 miles from Baymeadows Road to Edgewood Avenue South.

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September 29, 2023

Sheriff’s Office drops unreliable cocaine testing kit

After more than a decade, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has stopped using a field testing kit for cocaine because it gives false positives.

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September 13, 2023

Sheriff’s Office unit moving to Florida Blue tower

The Homeland Security Division is currently housed at 711 N. Liberty St., in a building that is too small for its growing staff.

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August 23, 2023

Auto thefts soar in Duval; group of children arrested

Thefts of Kias and Hyundais have skyrocketed in Duval County as they have across the country. Seven youngsters, ages 10 to 15, have been arrested locally.

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August 17, 2023

Committee gets organized to study need for new jail

A special Jacksonville City Council committee created five subcommittees to study short-term needs for the jail and police headquarters Downtown.

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August 16, 2023

More mental health teams hit Jacksonville’s streets with cops

The “co-responder” teams at the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office try to get help for mentally ill people rather than send them to jail.

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August 14, 2023

Discussion will begin this week on moving Duval jail

A new City Council Special Committee will begin meetings Wednesday that could result in a plan to move the Duval County jail out of Downtown.

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May 1, 2023

OPINION | Romanticizing law enforcement is a no-win game

For all of their differences, Donna Deegan and Daniel Davis are on the same page when it comes to giving police what they want.

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