Tallahassee Police Department

Kate Payne via WFSU

City and county officials are butting heads over how to respond to violent crime in Leon County. The area has seen a spate of killings recently, and it’s not clear how local governments will respond.

Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo
Nick Evans

The Tallahassee Police Department is working to get more engagement from community members by offering the chance to leave anonymous tips via text.

MGN Online

Local residents need to watch out for financial fraud scams via social media sites.

Tallahassee Police Department

Tallahassee Police have to wait until the end of September to find out if they’ll receive their first ever grant for more officers to wear body cameras. The federal grant is expected to cost $675,000.

Tallahassee police car
Urban Tallahassee

The Tallahassee Police Department has recovered several allegedly stolen valuable, including firearms, credit cards and electronics. Officers said they’re tracking down the owners and hope to reunite them with their belongings.

Alert Today Florida youtube channel

A statewide initiative launched in select Florida counties is now underway in Leon County. The Alert Tonight Florida campaign focuses on improving pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

MGN Online

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.

Tallahassee Police Plan To Lease TASERs

Sep 19, 2016
Tallahassee Police Department

The Tallahassee Police Department is working to ensure all sworn and reserve officers have a TASER. Spokesman David Northway says officials are looking into the benefits of leasing TASERs.

Tallahassee Police Department website

The Tallahassee Police Department is hosting a barbecue Tuesday evening as part of National Night Out.

Leon County law officials are calling for unity following the killings of five police officers in Dallas, Texas.

Tori Whitley/WFSU

Update 3:00 p.m.: The Tallahassee Police Department says Patrick G. Keeney, 36, died due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound early this morning.

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The Tallahassee Police Department is helping residents safely dispose of unwanted firearms.  They’re hosting a gun buy back Saturday.

Nick Evans / WFSU News

Tallahassee Police Chief Mike DeLeo says his department isn't finished investigating the 2014 murder of a Florida State University Law professor. TPD got a big step closer to that Thursday when a suspect was arrested in South Florida. But law enforcement is staying largely silent on the connection between Sigfredo Garcia and Dan Markel. 

Ayouna McClinton, David Frank, and Gariah Jones sit together at a press conference (2014).
Nick Evans / WFSU News

The city of Tallahassee will pay $325,000 to the family of an 18-year-old killed by police in 2014. The settlement was approved in a 3-2 vote. Commissioners Scott Maddox and Gil Ziffer voted against the plan to settle with the family of Duane Strong.

Ashley Tressel

Update: Police have arrested Leon Woodberry, 30, in connection with the death of Shannan Gordon, 23. Police say Gordon was stabbed to death. Woodberry is being charged with homicide. The investigation is ongoing.

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A Tallahassee police officer is facing a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after clashing with a cyclist last week.

Ashley Tressel

The Leon County School district has received multiple threats this month. District officials and local law enforcement say they’re taking precaution. 

Tallahassee Police Department website

The Tallahassee City Commission is setting its agenda for the year and that includes increasing community policing in high crime areas.

Sascha Cordner / WFSU-FM

Tallahassee Police want the public’s help in their investigation of a shooting that left two people dead and two people injured at a Tallahassee restaurant.

Tallahassee Officer Takes Top Cop Honors

Oct 30, 2015
Tom Flanigan

A Tallahassee police officer has received one of his profession’s highest honors. Officer Scott Angulo was named Officer of the Year by the International Association of Chiefs of Police earlier this week. Officer Angulo said his bosses asked him to attend the association’s meeting in Chicago, but he really didn’t know why.

Sgt. Brian Davis was fired Sept. 24 for insubordination
Leon County Jail

The State Attorney’s office has dropped charges against a former Tallahassee Police Department officer.  Brian Davis was accused of solicitation of prostitution.

Tallahassee Police Chief Mike DeLeo
Sascha Cordner / WFSU-FM

Tallahassee Police Chief Mike DeLeo and his wife are divorcing. They've been estranged for nearly a year. But DeLeo's decision to date one of his subordinates is raising questions in the City Manager's office.

The Capital City has been experiencing a rash of attempted abductions.  Those cases have prompted warnings and increased patrols from the Tallahassee Police Department.

TPD is searching for this silver-green Prius in the case of Dan Markel.
Tallahassee Police Department

The Tallahassee Police Department is out with new information a year after the murder of a Florida State University professor.  TPD is looking for a car that may have been used in the killing of Daniel Markel.

Leon County Jail

A Tallahassee Police Department officer has been arrested for solicitation of prostitution. Sergeant Brian Davis turned himself in and was booked  into the Leon County Jail Friday.

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