Duval jail healthcare provider accused after death of former inmate says it ‘delivered quality medical care’
For the first time since it was accused of failing to provide an inmate his essential medication — which his family says led to his death — News4JAX heard from the company that provides healthcare at the Duval County jail.
LIVE: Local sheriffs, mayor-elect Deegan address growing issue of violence against law enforcement officers
Local sheriffs and Jacksonville’s next mayor on Wednesday evening are set to hold a news conference to discuss what they are saying is a growing issue of violence against law enforcement officers.
Guns, Drugs & Gangs: An inside look at how Jacksonville police address violent crime
Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters believes high-tech, targeted crime fighting will help decrease violence as the city struggles with a high number of shootings and homicides. In January, JSO allowed the I-TEAM to spend several days and nights with special units attached to the project.
Your Voice Matters: What are your questions for newly-elected Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters?
T.K. Waters will serve as Jacksonville’s next sheriff. Duval County voters chose him with 55% of the vote, over opponent Lakesha Burton. On election night, Tuesday, November 8, Waters told his supporters, “It’s time to get to work. We’re going to take care of the people in our city because it’s absolutely the best city in the entire world.”
Black leaders call for investigation into what all JSO officers post on social media after racist tweets surface
More than a dozen Black pastors gathered on the steps of the Duval County Courthouse on Wednesday, demanding a more extensive investigation into a Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office sergeant’s social media pages and what other officers are posting in public.
‘I’m not controlled by a party’: T.K. Waters says he’ll be transparent if elected Jacksonville sheriff
The lone Republican candidate in the race for Jacksonville sheriff, T.K. Waters, says he’s not trying to hide his beliefs from the public, noting that he just retired from the Sheriff’s Office six days ago — and he said he’ll be transparent if elected to the position.
Sheriff candidate T.K. Waters makes rare public appearance, answers single question
In about a month and a half – Jacksonville voters will go to the polls to elect a new sheriff. There are five candidates in the race. Four of them have been very out front with reporters in their campaigns. But one of the leading candidates – Republican T.K. Waters – appears to be avoiding our cameras.
All 5 candidates for Jacksonville sheriff have qualified, elections officials say
Six candidates had announced they were running for Jacksonville sheriff – but that number was down to five Friday after Mat Nemeth withdrew from the race and tossed his endorsement to JSO Chief of Investigations T.K. Waters.