Mike Williams

Sheriff clears councilman, officers involved in high-profile traffic stop

Oct 5, 2017
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

No laws were broken by a Jacksonville City Councilman who drove with a vehicle tag he previously reported stolen; a report that led to a high-profile traffic stop last month, Sheriff Mike Williams said Wednesday. 

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Forty-three businesses and 42 homes were burglarized in the days before and right after Hurricane Irma passed over Duval County, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

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In a show of governmental unity Thursday, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, Sheriff Mike Williams, Fire Chief Kurtis Wilson and State Attorney Melissa Nelson had a wide-ranging discussion on public safety and the city’s newest budget.

red traffic light
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Five years after police began ticketing motorists caught on camera running red lights at dozens of Jacksonville intersections, the red-light camera program will end, Sheriff Mike Williams told City Council on Thursday.

Mike Williams

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams is responding to comments made by President Donald Trump that some police departments, including Gainesville’s, have denounced for endorsing police brutality.

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