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Orlando Police Department Awards its Neighborhood Crime Prevention Volunteers

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Orlando Police Department celebrated its annual Crime Prevention Award Ceremony, where they recognize the city residents for their contribution and participation on the Neighborhood Watch program. Considered worldwide to be one of the most effective crime prevention programs, there are now over 1,000 watch captains citywide, according to the City…

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Orlando Police Chief Rolon Receives Don Quijote Excellence Award, Announces Retirement

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolon made a big announcement during an even bigger occasion: After being named the 2021 Don Quijote Excellence Award winner, he told the over 1,500 attendees–and everyone else watching from home–that he’ll be retiring from the Orlando Police Department. The 24th Don Quijote Awards, presented by the…

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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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