City Gets Update on Mobile App that Allows Citizens to Record Police Interactions

City Gets Update on Mobile App that Allows Citizens to Record Police Interactions

The Tallahassee Police Department will be the first agency in the nation to implement a hands-free, stream recording app that includes multiple contacts and a portal for review this Spring. The efforts coincide with Objective 5D of the City’s Strategic Plan: “provide state-of-the-art technology to support public safety initiatives.” According to the March 24 meeting […]

City Commission Approves Reimbursement of City Manager Reese Goad’s Attorney Fees

City Commission Approves Reimbursement of City Manager Reese Goad’s Attorney Fees

The City Commissioners voted on March 10 to reimburse City Manager Reese Goad’s attorney’s fees related to two ethics complaints. The decision comes after the dismissal of both complaints. According to the meeting agenda, the two complaints filed on September 15, 2020, alleged that Goad pressured subordinates to speak on his behalf at a meeting […]

Three Leon County Elementary Schools Among the “Lowest 300”

Three Leon County Elementary Schools Among the “Lowest 300”

The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) has declared Oak Ridge Elementary, Hartsfield Elementary and Pineview Elementary to be three of the “Lowest 300” performing elementary schools in the state. FDOE lists the schools based on three-year averages for achievement on state exams in English language arts, and increases in exam scores over those years. The […]

County Commission Approves Funding for LCSO Real Time Crime Center

County Commission Approves Funding for LCSO Real Time Crime Center

At the March 9 meeting, the County Commissioners voted to approve funding for the Leon County Sheriff’s Office Real Time Crime Center (RTCC) project, which is an information sharing center. The estimated $2.5 million project will be equally distributed between the County, City and FSU as part of the FY 2022 budget process. Beginning in […]

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