Tag Archives: OPD

Orlando PD Upgrades Body Cams, ‘Aims for More Access and Transparency’ for the Community

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Orlando Police Department received upgraded body-worn cameras (BWC) following a $6.4 million investment, aiming to increase the layers of safety for both officers and the public. OPD Chief Orlando Rolón and Officer Bradley Vilmer, OPD’s Technology Liaison, demonstrated the new Axon 3 cameras to the press, showing the new features…

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Andrew Jeng Enters Florida House District 43 Race in Osceola County

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Former Kissimmee City Commission candidate and tech business owner Andrew Jeng filed paperwork to run for Florida State Representative, District 43 on Monday, June 10, 2019 according to officials at the Florida Department of State Division of Elections. District 43 covers northern Osceola County and includes Buenaventura Lakes, Campbell, Kissimmee, and Poinciana. Representatives serve two-year terms and are…

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Attorney Dan Newlin Brings Free Pitbull Concert Honoring OPD Officer Kevin Valencia June 1

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Attorney Dan Newlin has once again helped put together another great free community concert, starring Global Superstar Pitbull and Nacho but this time for a much greater cause, to honor Orlando Police Officer Kevin Valencia. Attorney Dan Newlin, a former law enforcement officer himself said: ”When tragedy happens it is often a big news event, and then…

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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Names Orlando Rolon First Hispanic Police Chief

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer named Orlando Rolon the 39th and first Hispanic Police Chief for the Orlando Police Department during a special event held at the Orlando Police Department Headquarters Thursday afternoon. Deputy Police Chief Rolon was selected from three candidates to replace current Chief John Mina, who is retiring to run for Orange…

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Two Officers Killed in Orlando, Suspect at Large

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) — Two Florida officers were killed in Orlando Monday during the hunt for a man accused of murdering pregnant mother Sade Dixon on December 13, 2016. Schools across the city were on lockdown Monday. The suspect, an African American male identified as Markeith Lloyd, is still at large and considered armed…

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