Law and public safety

Sheriff’s office will continue to manage Alachua County jail

The Alachua County Commission has approved a motion to let the Sheriff’s office to continue to manage the correctional facility, allowing the Sheriff’s office to hire new staff members.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Bryan Garcia spoke earlier today with Sheriff Sadie Darnell about the agreement. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/DarnellQA3272012.mp3]

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Governor changes personnel who are overseeing the Trayvon Martin death investigation

Governor Rick Scott has announced a new State Attorney for the Trayvon Martin case. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with the State Attorney in Gainesville Bill Cervone about Governor Scott’s appointment of Angela Corey from the 4th Judicial Circuit, what the process entails, and how it may change the case. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPTrayvonStateAttorney.mp3]

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Scrutiny may help Sanford Police improve

Many questions are still unanswered in the death of Trayvon Martin. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Fernanda Ponce says criticism of police procedures plays a big part in the search for answers. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/CriticismWrap.mp3] Short depth by Chris Peralta – WUFT-FM Gainesville Fraternal Order Police President Jeff McAdams says the Sanford Police Department …

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