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There’s a New Sheriff in Town

There’s a New Sheriff in Town

TALLAHASSEE – Although he won’t be sworn in until January 3, Sheriff-elect Walt McNeil is already taking steps to implement his vision for the Leon County Sheriff’s office. “I’m in…

Big Bend PBA Withdraws Endorsement of Walt McNeil

Big Bend PBA Withdraws Endorsement of Walt McNeil

On June 29th, 2015, Walt McNeil picked up the endorsement of the Big Bend Police Benevolent Association in his run for Leon County Sheriff in 2016. Suddenly that has changed.…

Canine Replacements and Night Rifle Scope Proposed for Federal Law Enforcement Grant

Canine Replacements and Night Rifle Scope Proposed for Federal Law Enforcement Grant

On Wednesday the Tallahassee City Commission will hold a public hearing to approve a recommendation for allocation of a Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) award. The FY16 combined allocation of the grant…

Leon County Proposed Budget Increases by $5.58 Million, Law Enforcement Gets $2.1 Million

Leon County Proposed Budget Increases by $5.58 Million, Law Enforcement Gets $2.1 Million

The Leon County Board of County Commissioners held a workshop on June 14, 2016 and County staff presented the fiscal year 2017 proposed budget. The staff reported that “the preliminary…