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August 18, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 18, 2017) - On Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 5:26 p.m. an unknown suspect knocked on the door of Fun Spot 2 located at 6301 San Juan Avenue. The clerk came to the door and the suspect asked the clerk if he can play games inside the business. The suspect entered the door and pulled out a black handgun and pointed it at the clerk. The suspect pushed the clerk back towards the cash register. At that time the clerk fainted. The suspect opened the cash register, took the money, and the clerk’s purse. The suspect fled out the front door and was last seen jumping a fence north of the business.
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August 16, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 16, 2017) - The new location for patrol Zone 3, 8875 Liberty Ridge Drive off Prominence Parkway, is experiencing some unforeseen technical difficulties. Therefore, it will not open for business today (Wednesday, August 16, 2017) as planned. We are not certain of the exact opening date, but will update the public as soon as the facility opens. We appreciate the public’s patience and ask that you visit one of JSO’s other zone substations or the Police Memorial Building, 501 E. Bay St., in the interim.
 
-Assistant Chief Mat Nemeth
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August 15, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 15, 2017 ) - On August 15, 2017 Director Ron Lendvay gives the media an update in reference to the police involved shooting that occurred at Lane Avenue and San Juan Avenue on Monday, August 14, 2017.
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August 15, 2017
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JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 15, 2017) - Due to the large number of people expected to be attending these two events we are asking attendees to plan your route ahead of time with the information given below, be patient, and give yourself plenty of time to get downtown.  Traffic is expected to be heavy coming into the downtown area.  Please follow the traffic plan below for the event you are attending and display your parking pass prior to entering downtown.  

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August 15, 2017

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JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 15, 2017) – Every alarm in the city, residential and business, monitored or not, must be registered by Thursday, August 31, 2017. To meet the deadline for registering your current alarm system please click here. If you are not able to register online you may also visit any JSO substation for a print out of the application for mailing.
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August 15, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 15, 2017) - On Monday, August 14, 2017 a police involved shooting occurred at San Juan Avenue and Lane Avenue.  On Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in the early morning hours Director Ron Lendvay addresses local media at the scene.
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August 14, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 14, 2017) - We are so glad to say Donald Lee Smith has been found. A tip came late last night saying that they believed they had seen him in the area of Blanding Boulevard and Wilson Boulevard this past Thursday. We began to search the area and located Mr. Smith. He was confused and did not know how to get home. He is being medically evaluated.
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August 10, 2017

Refresher Course in Back to School Safety


JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 10, 2017) - It’s that time of year again!  As the 2017-2018 school year begins, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office asks all citizens to take a moment to review some important tips regarding “Back to School Safety”.

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August 09, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 9, 2017) - On Sunday, August 6, 2017 at approximately 9:00 a.m. Donald Smith left his residence in the 1300 block of Mull Street to walk to a nearby ATM on Normandy Boulevard. He was last seen on Lane Avenue South walking towards Ramona Boulevard. Donald Smith has not been seen since. Donald Smith walks at a fast pace and his back hunches over. He has a salt and pepper beard that hangs down to the top of his chest.
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August 09, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 9, 2017) - On Monday, August 7, 2017 an attempted bank robbery occurred at Vystar located at 7802 Atlantic Boulevard. An unknown suspect entered the bank, demanded money, and advised he had a gun. The suspect left the bank without getting any money.
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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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