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January 17, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, FL (January 17, 2018) - Some people call them Emergency/9-1-1 Operators; some call them Police Emergency Communications Officers, we just think of them as the “lifeline between people in need and the police.” Are you interested in a job like this? The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is currently hiring for Police Emergency Communications Officers (civilian position)Please click here to apply. Listing closes at 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, January 23, 2018.
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January 16, 2018

Community Education is Key


JACKSONVILLE, FL (January 16, 2018) - On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Sheriff Mike Williams was joined by members of the Northeast Florida Human Trafficking Coalition and state and local criminal justice officials to reaffirm their commitment to raising awareness about the issue of slavery and human trafficking locally and throughout the country.
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January 16, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, FL (January 16, 2018) - The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce a new partnership with Bethune-Cookman University to provide training sessions for our sworn members that will focus on building and maintaining community trust. These training sessions will equip our members with expanded strategies to establish positive relationships with the diverse community we serve, as well as minimize cultural misunderstandings and negative interactions. Discussions with Bethune-Cookman began in Summer 2017 and culminated in the acceptance of their proposed program in September 2017. Sheriff Williams believes this is a highly effective way to spend funds that were allocated for agency training. Sworn members of various ranks will begin training next week.
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January 12, 2018

JACKSONVILLE, FL (January 12, 2018) - Several weeks ago, Sheriff Mike Williams asked the police legal advisor to perform a review of pedestrian citation statutes to develop a clear explanation of Florida Statutes as a framework for officers to follow in issuing such citations 

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January 05, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, FL (January 5, 2018) - If you are attending the Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars game on Sunday, January 7, please be parked and at the gate at 11 a.m. to make kickoff. This is due to the traffic and security at the game.

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January 05, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, FL (January 5, 2018) - On Thursday, January 4, 2018, 12 new Community Service Officers (CSO) graduated from the Academy.

CSOs are civilian personnel assigned to serve as force multipliers for the Patrol Division. Some duties include handling traffic crashes, abandoned vehicles and traffic control.
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January 04, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, FL (January 4, 2018) - Twice a year the JSO offers Jacksonville citizens an opportunity to learn about police operations in this large city policing agency - up close and personal with the people who are in charge! The class meets every Thursday (except on holidays) from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. for 12 weeks.

Please click here to applyApplication deadline: Friday, February 2, 2018  
If you are unable to apply online please call (904) 630-2160.
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January 04, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, FL (January 4, 2018) - JSO's Patrol Support Division is currently hiring School Crossing Guards. School Crossing Guards are part-time employees who are assigned to roadways near elementary schools throughout the city to assist children in traveling to and from school safely.
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January 02, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, FL (January 2, 2018) - In 2018, you will see Jacksonville Sheriff's Office officers wearing a new badge. This badge commemorates 50 years of JSO operations under the consolidated city. This is an official Jacksonville Sheriff's Office badge personnel could buy themselves to wear to celebrate the 50 year anniversary in 2018. It is a distinct change compared to our current badge, and brings the five point sheriff star look back to Jacksonville.  Please click here to visit JSO's Facebook page for more information.
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December 18, 2017
(December 18, 2017) – In a news conference where he was joined by State Attorney Melissa Nelson and Mayor Lenny Curry, Sheriff Mike Williams today hosted the local media and showcased the newly installed ballistics identification system that will link gun forensics and data to the national data base known as NIBIN. He also introduced Pete Lardizabal, a firearms and tool mark examination and forensics expert. Lardizabal is the new manager of JSO’s Firearms Lab.
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Crime Tips The Citizen's Online Crime Tip and Nuisance Complaint Reporting System allows you to submit a crime tip or report junk/abandoned vehicles and traffic complaints. Please click here for more information.
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The Citizen's Online Crime Reporting System allows you to quickly and efficiently submit an official police report for certain crimes or occurrences. When you complete this report (and after it is reviewed and approved by a police officer), you will be able to print a free copy of the report. The crime you are reporting online can not involve a known suspect.
 
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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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Contact JSO Emergency - In an emergency, always dial 9-1-1 (TTY Services Available) and the operator will direct your call based on the nature of the emergency.

Non-Emergency - For non-emergency calls to JSO, please use (904) 630-0500.

General Information - (904) 630-7600

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Members of the hearing impaired community can access 9-1-1 using a TTY phone system. TTY phones have special tones that the receiving units in the JSO Communications Center translate into text. All JSO dispatchers are trained to assist customers who use TTY equipment. Notice Under the Americans With Disabilities Act* 

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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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