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Sheriff Rutherford On Jacksonville Crime And The State Gambling Debate

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Police are still investigating a rash of shootings that happened overnight Monday.
According to the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville has now recorded 100 homicides this year with little more than a month to go.  

Concerns about the violent crime rate, and the debate over whether to expand casino gambling in Florida are just some of the topics we addressed with Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford.

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Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional Emmys for news and feature reporting.