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July 21, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 21, 2016) - On Saturday, July 30, 2016 the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and the Zone 1 Sheriff's Advisory Council (ShAdCo) will host a Safety Fair at Hemming Park located in downtown Jacksonville.
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July 21, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 21, 2016) -  The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the community’s assistance in identifying an armed robbery suspect.  On Thursday, July 14, 2016 at approximately 4:30 p.m. police responded to the Dollar General in the 2100 block of Kings Road.  Witnesses advised the suspect was observed running toward the exit doors of the store carrying a pillow case full of merchandise.  An employee grabbed the pillow case from the suspect as he ran past.  The suspect ran past the first set of doors as though he was going to leave, but turned around before exiting the store.  The suspect reached into his pocket and pulled out a knife and began walking toward the employee.  The suspect threatened to stab the employee as he picked up the merchandise and fled the store on foot.
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July 19, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 19, 2016) - On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 a carjacking occurred at Wells Fargo located at 1336 W. Edgewood Avenue shortly after midnight. The victim pulled her vehicle up to the drive-thru ATM to make a deposit. While making the deposit, an unknown black male suspect approached her vehicle from the rear with a shirt pulled over his head. The suspect covered up the ATM camera prior to the camera catching his face and carjacked the victim at gunpoint. The suspect placed the gun to the victim’s head. Video has been located of a second suspect who was acting as a lookout. The lookout proceeded to enter the victim’s front passenger seat as the other suspect drove off with the victim’s vehicle. The vehicle was located damaged on the Southside abandoned.
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July 19, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 19, 2016) - JSO's Community Affairs 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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July 18, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 18, 2016) - Lt. Steve Gallaher with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office talks with local media about an arrest made in the Ascot Court double murder investigation.
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July 18, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 18, 2016) - The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify the suspect in a surveillance video.  On Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 5:35 p.m. an auto theft occurred at 8019 W. Ramona Boulevard.  An unknown white male suspect took an unlocked, 1996 green, GMC C1500 pickup truck displaying Florida tag 980MZS.  The vehicle has not been recovered.
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July 18, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 18, 2016) - "Once again a senseless tragedy has struck another U. S. community, with the lawless killing and maiming of brave law enforcement professionals in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We stand with the families, loved ones, fellow members of the agencies, and the entire Baton Rouge community and grieve this unconscionable act.

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July 13, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 13, 2016) - The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect that struck on the City’s Westside.
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July 10, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 10, 2016) - Today, at about 1:00 pm, demonstrators gathered for a planned event at the Duval County Courthouse. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office was there to provide for the safety of the protesters and the public. The protest was peaceful, as approximately 300-400 people moved from the Courthouse to City Hall. Some continued on to the Prime Osborn Convention Center.
A group of protestors then marched through downtown, again with officers accompanying them and ensuring the safety of the protestors, as well as the public and providing for proper traffic flow.
As a group reached the Landing, three individuals left the group and moved toward the Main Street Bridge. They failed to remain on the sidewalk, as they were instructed several times to do, and blocked traffic on the bridge. Their actions created a danger to their safety and the motorists on the bridge. They were arrested on the charges of Obstructing a Highway and Resisting without Violence.
Following the arrest the protesters moved to the Police Memorial Building and the Pre Trial Detention Facility. The JSO will continue to be present at this protest, again, working to ensure the safety of those involved in any demonstration, as well as providing for traffic control and the safety of the general public.
The three individuals arrested are:
-      Mina Salahshor          White/Female                     05/22/1998
-      Dominique Smith       Black/Male                        12-14-1990
-      Joseph Smith              Black/Male                        11-02-1994 (Also charged with Driving While License Suspended for a prior warrant)
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July 09, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 11, 2016) - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce that Mr. Brown was located safe in the downtown area.  Thank you to those who assisted in the sharing of this information in an effort to locate him.

JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 9, 2016) - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing elderly man last seen on the City's northwest side.
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