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Tag Archives: Gainesville Police Department
By Carla Vianna on December 16th, 2014 | Last updated: December 16, 2014 at 6:56 pm
While some area law enforcement are struggling to find funding for officer body cameras, Ocala Police Department has been using them since 2009 for specialized units.
A 15-year-old Gainesville High School student has been charged from making false bomb threats to the school on Nov. 9 and 10. GHS received three identical bombs threats, one of which led the Gainesville Police Department to evacuate all students to a nearby Planet Fitness parking lot.
By Whitney Lavaux on November 26th, 2014 | Last updated: November 26, 2014 at 10:46 am
Peaceful protests took place in Gainesville after the news that Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for the shooting of Michael Brown.
By Leah Harding on November 19th, 2014 | Last updated: November 19, 2014 at 4:54 pm
Due to cold weather, St. Francis House opens its doors for extra individuals to sleep inside. St. Francis, which houses families and children, requires individuals to have a “blue card,” which lists whether the person has any outstanding arrest warrants or is a sex offender.
By Leah Harding on November 18th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:31 pm
Gainesville’s homeless must present a blue card issued by the Gainesville Police Department to prove they are free of arrest warrants and are not registered sexual offenders or predators.
By Kelly Audette on November 7th, 2014 | Last updated: November 13, 2014 at 11:57 am
After reducing a section of NW 8th Avenue from four lanes to two, police worry it is affecting response time for emergency vehicles.
By Katie Campbell on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 3:02 pm
One male and one female were hit on University Avenue on Friday around midnight. They are expected to survive.
By Katie Campbell on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 5:55 pm
Jon Mills, UF professor of law and an expert on privacy, comments on the rights of the men UFPD and GPD have questioned and swabbed for DNA. The individuals matched the description of the suspect believed to be responsible for at least three assaults on or near the UF campus.
By Katie Campbell on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 5:40 pm
Kody Carr was arrested at Red Roof Inn in Gainesville on Sunday night. The Dixie County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Gainesville Police Department, which was also seeking the suspect for recent burglaries.