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December 07, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (December 7, 2016) - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office held a news conference today in reference to a recent murder investigation.
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December 07, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (December 7, 2016) - On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, Undersheriff Pat Ivey presented 13 new Reserve Officers with their badges at the Class 01-16 Graduation held at the Police Memorial Building.
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December 02, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (December 2, 2016) - On Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 7:36 p.m., a victim contacted police to report an unknown suspect entered her unlocked vehicle while parked in the parking lot of Papa Johns located at 4339 Roosevelt Boulevard. The suspect stole several items, including a credit card, and subsequently used the credit card at CVS pharmacy located at 4475 Roosevelt Boulevard for a purchase in the amount of $202.50. Police are trying to identify the suspect in regards to the fraudulent credit card transaction.
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December 02, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (December 2, 2016) - The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing child. The child was left with the babysitter on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 1:20 p.m. in the 5300 block of Arlington Expressway. The mother returned home from work shortly after 9:30 p.m. and could not locate the babysitter or the child. The babysitter was supposed to be caring for two other children when they returned home from school. Those children were left unattended by the babysitter. The babysitter does not have a vehicle that we are aware of. All efforts to locate the babysitter and child have been exhausted and we are asking for assistance from the public.
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December 01, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (December 1, 2016) - On Tuesday, November 29, 2016 around 8:30 p.m. police responded to Great Wall Chinese Restaurant located at 6060 Ft. Caroline Rd. in reference to an armed robbery. The unknown suspect entered the store with a handgun, pointed the gun at employees and demanded they open the register. The employee behind the counter complied and the suspect took the money out of the register. The suspect fled the scene on foot.
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December 01, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (December 1, 2016) - At 9:06 a.m. the first call came into the Communications Center saying the Community First Credit Union located on W. Edgewood Avenue was being robbed. An unconfirmed report then came in of someone being shot inside the bank and the suspect was armed with a handgun. Officers arrived on scene at 9:11 a.m. and immediately identified activity believed to be a bank robbery in progress. SWAT and negotiators were called to the scene. At that time it was believed to be 10-13 hostages in the bank. The suspect was talked to by negotiators and made several different demands. Through negotiations, the suspect released a couple hostages. He then continued to violently threaten hostages in the bank. The suspect began putting his gun to the back of the head of hostages. Because of the threats and his actions escalating, JSO SWAT command staff made the determination at the next opportunity to make entry into the bank in an attempt to save the hostages.
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November 29, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (November 29, 2016) - On Friday, November 18, 2016, an unknown suspect committed a robbery to an individual in the parking lot at Family Dollar located at 9114 Lem Turner Road. The unknown suspect asked the victim for a cigarette. As the suspect approached the victim, he attempted to grab the victim’s purse. The victim tried to push the suspect away. While in the process of a scuffle, the suspect was able to gain control of the victim’s purse. The suspect fled in an unknown vehicle.
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November 24, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (November 24, 2016) - The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is currently working a possible abduction from the 1900 block of Kings Road.
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November 23, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (November 23, 2016) - The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is currently working a reported abduction and sexual assault of a juvenile on the City’s Westside and we are asking for the community’s assistance in attempting to identify a possible suspect in this case.
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November 21, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (November 21, 2016) - Today, on the Jacksonville Riverwalk next to Friendship Fountain, Sheriff Mike Williams received an 80+ pages document from Jacksonville University President Tim Cost containing the final recommendations of the four community led Task Forces. The task forces were convened in October of 2015 as the Sheriff’s Strategic Initiative.

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Crime Statistics As a service to the public, JSO provides crime incident information with a mapping program. With prompting from the user, the information provided will show the number of police reports written for selected crimes, within a selected geographical area, or specific address or location. The type of crime and number of offenses will be presented in a table format, with insightful demographic information, such as the time of day the crime occurred. This information is not intended to serve as official crime data.

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The JSO uses DEAF LINK to assist the deaf and hearing impaired community. If a deaf or hearing impaired citizen stops a police officer to report a crime or have a conversation, and cannot communicate, the citizen can be brought to the nearest substation (or to the Police Memorial Building or the Pre-Trial Detention Facility.) Deaf Link allows immediate communication with a sign language interpreter through the computer (24 hours a day, seven days a week).

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