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In the four-way Leon County Sheriff’s race, Democrat Walt McNeil has unseated incumbent Mike Wood.

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Are you ready to take the plunge and go “Over the Edge?” Local officials and community leaders are encouraging area residents to participate in a Tallahassee fundraising event to help highlight local re-entry efforts for released inmates.

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Does racial diversity play an important role in law enforcement? Some local officials say it does. The two white and two black candidates in the Leon County Sheriff’s race have their own views about how law enforcement diversity is key to helping strengthen ties with the community.

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The National Rifle Association is endorsing one of the four candidates in the Leon County Sheriffs race.

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Members of the law enforcement community are weighing in on a so-called “Blue Lives Matter Act” that may be filed in the 2017 legislative session. The proposal would expand Florida’s definition of a hate crime to include law enforcement officers and firefighters—similar to a bill filed last year.

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Last minute party switches in the race for Leon County Sheriff continue to roil the contest, and those decisions are proving to be fodder for candidates trying to score points with voters.

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Proposals to allow the open carry of firearms and possession of guns on public university campuses failed in the Florida legislature, but supporters say they'll be back. Now Leon sheriff's candidates are weighing on on whether open carry and campus carry should be laws.

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Florida has a new police body cameras law on the books. Governor Rick Scott signed the bill into statute Thursday.

Leon County Officials Re-evaluate School Safety

Dec 21, 2015
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In the wake of recent bombs threats against New York, Los Angeles and Miami school districts, Leon County officials are re-evaluating school safety.

Legislation surrounding body cameras has already been filed for the 2016 Florida legislative session. But, the topic in general is still drawing mixed reactions from law enforcement groups across the state.

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Florida’s Capital region is ready for whatever winds may blow. Predictions of a lighter hurricane season don’t mean residents should ignore taking precautions.

A time of year that Floridians know all too well, Hurricane season 2015 begins on June 1st. County and city officials met Friday to stress that the Tallahassee area is ready for anything that may make landfall.

The Mayor of Tallahassee, Andrew Gillum, cited the recent natural disasters in Oklahoma and the flooding in Texas, in urging Tallahasseeans not to be complacent.

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A North Florida Congresswoman honored the late Leon County Sheriff in Washington D.C. Tuesday.

During Tuesday’s U.S. House of Representatives meeting, Congresswoman Gwen Graham gave some highlights of Larry Campbell’s life.