TPD Conducting Patrols to Improve Pedestrian Safety

TPD Conducting Patrols to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Three months ago, the Tallahassee Police Department arrested a man linked to a fatal hit-and-run that killed a Florida State University student. Now, TPD is aiming to increase safety for pedestrians and bicyclists through education. “Leon County is one of the top 25 counties in the state for traffic crashes resulting in serious and fatal […]

County Commissioners Approve New Traffic Calming Policy

County Commissioners Approve New Traffic Calming Policy

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners approved implementing a new traffic calming policy. The policy aims to address traffic and speeding issues in Northeast Tallahassee and along Deer Lake Road. “Traffic calming helps to encourage healthy environments for motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians by rendering suburban neighborhood traffic flows more consistent with […]

Two Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant Detected in Leon County

Two Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant Detected in Leon County

The Florida Department of Health in Leon County (DOH Leon) officially confirmed the identification of two cases of the COVID-19 variant that first originated in the United Kingdom. According to a press release, DOH Leon is considering cases of the variant as priorities, and epidemiologists are attempting to monitor close contacts of the individuals. There […]

New TPD Officers Sworn-In, New Program Announced

New TPD Officers Sworn-In, New Program Announced

After struggling with officer shortages throughout 2020, the Tallahassee Police Department recently swore in eight new officers in a ceremony at Gene Cox Stadium. In 2020, there were 38 vacant positions. Along with the eight new officers that were sworn in, two sergeants were promoted and the emergence of the Community Service Technician Program (CST) […]