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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Deputies track down, arrest Christy Martin's husband

    Deputies track down, arrest Christy Martin's husband
    The husband of professional boxer Christy Martin, suspected of shooting and stabbing his wife last week, was arrested in northwest Orange County Tuesday after deputies were tipped off to his whereabouts. A bloody and injured Christy Martin stumbled into...
  • Lawyers to announce lawsuits over Orange County barbershop raids

    Lawyers to announce lawsuits over Orange County barbershop raids
    Two attorneys said Tuesday they will inform the Orange County Sheriff's Office and a state licensing agency today to expect lawsuits over a series of raids earlier this year at barbershops in the Pine Hills area. Lawyers Natalie Jackson and Clint Johnson...
  • Christy Martin leaving husband for woman at time of attack

    Christy Martin leaving husband for woman at time of attack
    A violent attack on famous boxer Christy Martin by her husband, James, was preceded by her announcement that she was leaving him for a woman, according to Orange County Sheriff's Office records. On Nov. 23, the day of the attack, James "Jim" Martin...
  • 2 Orange barbershops vow to sue over raids

    2 Orange barbershops vow to sue over raids
    When Orange County sheriff's deputies entered Strictly Skillz barbershop with licensing inspectors in August, handcuffing barbers during business hours, owner Brian Berry said he felt his civil rights had been violated. On Wednesday, Berry said he...
  • Top state regulator sees flaws in barbershop raids, wants changes

    Top state regulator sees flaws in barbershop raids, wants changes
    The head of a state licensing agency that inspects barbershops told a state panel he had no idea the Orange County Sheriff's Office teamed with his employees for a series of sweeps until he read about it in an Orlando Sentinel report. Secretary Charlie...
  • Former longtime Lake County Sheriff George Knupp Jr. dies at 70

    Former longtime Lake County Sheriff George Knupp Jr. dies at 70
    TAVARES — At the peak of his law-enforcement career, George Knupp Jr. was arguably the most popular political figure in Lake County. The former four-term sheriff was credited with beefing up the department, adding programs and upgrading equipment....
  • Law officer fatalities are up almost 40 percent across the nation

    Law officer fatalities are up almost 40 percent across the nation
    Orange County Deputy Brandon Coates, who was gunned down during a traffic stop earlier this month, was among the 160 law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty across the country this year — evidence that violence against cops...
  • Concerns about Daniel Saylor had surfaced before he was named Windermere chief

    Concerns about Daniel Saylor had surfaced before he was named Windermere chief
    WINDERMERE – Even before he was named Windermere Police chief nearly nine years ago, concerns had surfaced about Daniel Saylor's ability to lead the department, according to his personnel file. In her formal letter offering Saylor the chief job...
  • Windermere Police Chief Daniel Saylor asked statewide police group to destroy records of his suspension

    Windermere Police Chief Daniel Saylor asked statewide police group to destroy records of his suspension
    More than a year before his recent arrest, Windermere Police Chief Daniel Saylor asked Florida's largest police executive organization to destroy public records documenting his suspension for misbehavior, records released this week show. The Florida...
  • Mayor: Windermere didn't know police chief's troubles with state group

    Mayor: Windermere didn't know police chief's troubles with state group
    No one in Windermere government knew that police Chief Daniel Saylor had been suspended from the Florida Police Chiefs Association in 2009, or that Saylor had asked the association to shred public documents, according to a new memo posted on the town's...
  • Interim Windermere Police Chief talks about his priorities going forward

    Interim Windermere Police Chief talks about his priorities going forward
    Interim Windermere Police Chief Ralph Groover says the next few months are a time to show town residents they are protected by an upstanding police force — despite the recent arrest of his predecessor on corruption charges. Groover, 51, was sworn...