Tag: "Florida"

Mike Hollaway – Sarasota, Florida’s New Police Chief

Mike Hollaway – Sarasota, Florida’s New Police Chief

September 3, 2010 | Comments (0)

The City of Sarasota has named a new police chief.  Interim chief Mike Hollaway now heads the city’s largest department, effective immediately. City manager Robert Bartolotta made the announcement Friday morning at city hall after reviewing 144 applications and meeting with candidates from major cities across the country. Bartolotta says none of the candidates compared [...]

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Review of 144 applicants for Police Chief in Sarasota, FL now underway

Review of 144 applicants for Police Chief in Sarasota, FL now underway

September 1, 2010 | Comments (0)

It’s been three months since former Sarasota police chief Peter Abbott resigned, and Tuesday ended the application process for those interested in taking over the force.  Now it is up to the city manager to decide who will be the next chief of police. “Right now with this economy and the tough time, we need [...]

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Gary Hester – Winter Haven, Florida’s New Police Chief

Gary Hester – Winter Haven, Florida’s New Police Chief

August 16, 2010 | Comments (0)

Winter Haven has a new top cop. In a 10-minute ceremony this morning at the Winter Haven Police Department, Gary Hester took the oath of office as city police chief. City Manager Dale Smith administered the oath. The ceremony began at 10 a.m. in the Community Room at the police department on Lake Silver Drive [...]

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Dan Duncan – Melbourne Beach, Florida’s New Police Chief

Dan Duncan – Melbourne Beach, Florida’s New Police Chief

August 14, 2010 | Comments (0)

Dan Duncan plans to shoot new life into community policing, to reawaken neighborhood watch programs and to meet with residents to help reduce crime. And that’s all in less than one week on the job as the new police chief of Melbourne Beach. “We’re going to have high visibility,” Duncan said. “I want the community [...]

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