Tag Archives: GPD

Gainesville’s noise ordinance debate continues to bring tension between Gainesville city officials and neighbors

Gainesville city commissioners unanimously decided Thursday against hiring a consultant to look over its noise ordinance. Gainesville Police Lt. Lisa Scott has said in the city, “the No. 1 complaint will be noise.” The complaints over the sound of loud cars and concerts in the downtown area remain. Gainesville has …

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Panic in the plaza: New videos show chaos of stampede at UF peace vigil, reveal police secretly investigating suicide-bomb threat

The first substantial videos to emerge from a panicked stampede at the University of Florida during a nighttime vigil for Israelis killed in the Hamas attacks show waves of terrified students sprinting out of their shoes, discarding phones and water bottles and colliding with startled and confused police officers who …

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The Point, Oct. 6, 2023: Alachua County approves Archer solar array

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • Alachua Chronicle: City Manager memo: GPD employees “feel as if the department is crumbling around them.” “An October 3 memorandum from Gainesville City Manager Cynthia Curry to Gainesville Police Chief Lonnie Scott, …

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