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The Point Podcast Episode 3: Supporting Tony Jones

The people of Gainesville packed city hall in support of Gainesville Police Chief Tony Jones after an anonymous letter questioning his leadership was sent to city officials.  Listen to their testimonies with WUFT’s Forrest Smith narrating. Subscribe to The Point, our free newsletter rounding up the most important regional and …

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FDLE Report on Dentmond Shooting Nearly Complete

Investigators from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) recently met with 8th Judicial Circuit State’s Attorney William Cervone, Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell and Gainesville Police Chief Tony Jones to present the current standing of their investigation into the March 20, 2016 officer involved shooting of Robert Lee Dentmond.

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Local Police Work to Strengthen Community Ties

Police interaction with the community is a concern that extends past big cities. When the Rev. Milford Lewis Griner attended the “Right vs. Right” event Nov. 14, he learned useful information from law enforcement and community members that he could then share with his congregation and community. “(Open dialogue) can foster more trust …

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