Public Safety Report: Arrests Begin 2021 Down 30%

Public Safety Report: Arrests Begin 2021 Down 30%

Data from the Leon County Sheriff’s Office Booking Report show that arrests during the first ten days of 2021 when compared to the same period in 2020 are down approximately 30%. The data shows that there were 190 arrests in 2021 and 277 in 2020. This is a trend that began last year. Arrest comparisons […]

Chief Revell Says TPD is Preparing for Possible Violence Related to Presidential Inauguration

Chief Revell Says TPD is Preparing for Possible Violence Related to Presidential Inauguration

At today’s City Commission retreat, Tallahassee Police Department Chief Lawrence Revell said that TPD is preparing to respond to possible violence this weekend and next week related to the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and the end of President Donald Trump’s term. Earlier this week, after rioters stormed the United States Capitol in […]

CRA to Vote on $1.1 Million in Downtown Infrastructure Improvements

CRA to Vote on $1.1 Million in Downtown Infrastructure Improvements

At the January 12th meeting, the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Board will vote on approving infrastructure priorities as identified by the Downtown Redevelopment Commission (DRC). The CRA vote to fund the improvements will be taken up at the January 28th meeting. The proposed infrastructure projects are estimated to cost a total of $1.1 million. If […]

School Board to Vote on Agreements with Railey and Associates, LCSO

School Board to Vote on Agreements with Railey and Associates, LCSO

During the upcoming Leon County School Board meeting, the board is set to discuss two proposed agreements involving increased resources for Leon County students: a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Railey and Associates and a cooperative agreement with the Leon County Sheriff’s Office. The MOU between Leon County School and Railey and Associates, a local […]