Facts and Crime Myths

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office works with all members of bona fide news outlets, also known as "the press". We strive for fair, balanced and accurate reporting concerning the activities and people of this agency.

This page contains corrections to, details omitted from, or facts not included in recent news stories about crime in Duval County. If you have any questions or feedback about the content of this page, or a suggestion, please contact the Public Information Office at (904) 630-2133.

This page is updated as warranted.

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January 12, 2018:  Sheriff's Response to Inaccuracies in Today's Florida-Times Union Article