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Tag Archives: Gainesville Police Department
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 Robyn Smith and Katie Campbell on November 20th, 2014 | Last updated: November 20, 2014 at 11:15 am
Gainesville High School received a bomb threat and subsequently evacuated all students and staff to a nearby Planet Fitness parking lot on Wednesday. GHS received two additional, identical threats Thursday morning, but the school has not been evacuated.
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 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.
By Leah Harding on September 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 3:33 pm
Extended exclusive interview with WUFT’s Leah Harding and Jay Martin. Martin was questioned and had his DNA swabbed by the University of Florida Police Department in regards to the recent attacks on women on and near UF’s campus.
By Erica A. Hernandez on September 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 1:56 pm
The University of Florida Police Department and the Gainesville Police Department are targeting individuals for DNA samples that vaguely fit the suspect’s description from the three attacks that occurred on or near UF’s campus.