Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Fiscal Year 2020 Local Solicitation

The Department of Justice recently announced the 2020 local allocation for the EdwardByrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. The total allocation forAlachua County and the City of Gainesville is $106,697, with $42,624 being allocated tothe County and $64,073 allocated to the City. The tentative plan for the use of thesefunds is to purchase equipmentContinue reading Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Fiscal Year 2020 Local Solicitation

Media Release from the Alachua County Sheriff's Office

Media Advisory 2020-027: Media Advisory – Jail Death Investigation

For Immediate Release: Today’s Date:  April 27, 2020 Prepared by:  PIO Art Forgey At approximately 12:44 a.m. on April 27, while doing routine hourly checks, Detention Officers at the Alachua County Jail located an inmate hanging in his cell and unresponsive. Detention Officers began rendering first aid until paramedics could arrive and transport the inmateContinue reading Media Advisory 2020-027: Media Advisory – Jail Death Investigation

Media Release from the Alachua County Sheriff's Office

Media Advisory 2020-026: Media Advisory – Missing juvenile – LOCATED

For Immediate Release: Today’s Date:  April 25, 2020Prepared by:  PIO Sgt. Frank Kinsey On April 25th, 2020, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office patrol units were requested to assist in locating missing 4 year old Zamariah Marie Lewis B/F 7/21/2015.  It is believed that Zamariah was taken by her biological father Joshua Issac Lewis B/M 11/27/1985.  ZamariahContinue reading Media Advisory 2020-026: Media Advisory – Missing juvenile – LOCATED