Tallahassee Police Chief Reports 14.3% Decline in Crime Rate for 2017

Tallahassee Police Chief Reports 14.3% Decline in Crime Rate for 2017

At the last city commission meeting, Tallahassee Police Chief DeLeo reported that the 2017 Leon County crime rate decreased 14.3% when compared to the rate in 2016. The 2017 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) incorporates the Tallahassee Police Department and the Leon County Sheriff’s Office into a comprehensive overview of  the community. The 2017 UCR reported […]

New Law Adds to Law Enforcement Responsibility

New Law Adds to Law Enforcement Responsibility

TALLAHASSEE — A new law mandating law enforcement training for dealing with autistic individuals has the sheriff and chief of police asking “Why us?” The Florida legislature passed a new law on May 5 requiring law enforcement to undergo 40 hours of training on recognizing and appropriately responding to individuals with autism. This legislation follows […]