Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Children received free finger prints, officers dished out BBQ and students "graduated" from the Gulfport Police Citizens Academy during National Night Out in Gulfport.
"The best thing you can do is know your neighbor," Gulfport Police Chief Robert Vincent said. Chief Robert Vincent and Mayor Mike Yakes welcomed families, friends and neighbors at the Gulfport Neighborhood Center on Tuesday night. Dozens of people of all ages came out to learn more about the department's Special Enforcement Team, Marine Unit and even the Pinellas County Mobile Crime Scene Investigation Unit. Gulfport Police Officer Jennifer Crowson helped children fill out free fingerprint kits for moms and dads while members of the Gulfport Police Explorers Post #995 handed out information packets to those in attendance. In the parking lot, Officer Jon Davis answered questions and demonstrated a few of the "tools" used by the Gulfport …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Celebrate National Night Out with the Gulfport Police Department tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Gulfport Neighborhood Center at 1617 49th St. S.
Here's what you need to know today in Gulfport!
National Night Out: You're invited to the 29th Annual National Night Out event tonight from 6:30 - 9 p.m. at the Gulfport Neighborhood Center at 1617 49th St. S. Come out and see emergency vehicles, tactical equipment and more! Meet and gree with officers of the Gulfport Police Department. Learn more about the event in our story, "National Night Out to Promote Crime Awareness." Gulfport Fresh Market: Don't forget to pick your weekly groceries and one-of-a-kind gifts at the Gulfport Fresh Market today between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in downtown Gulfport. Learn more about the open-air market on their Facebook page! Elvis in Gulfport: Get your tickets now for "ELVIS: A Concert Experience" at the Catherine Hickman Theater on Sunday, August 19. …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Did you miss our top stories? Get caught up in our "Week in Review."
Man Told to 'Get a Job' Responds to Congressman Young: Andrew "Pepe" Kovanis was told by Rep. C.W. Bill Young to 'get a job,' when he asked the Congressman from Florida if he will support raising the minimum wage to $10. Code Violations Drive Business Out of Town: At the first day of Gulfport's Special Magistrate for code violations, a business owner is cited for not keeping his trucks behind a fence. As a result, he is moving his tree removal service outside of the city. Jail Bookings Report: July 16 - 23: The following people were arrested in Gulfport between July 16 and July 23. The information is from Gulfport Police and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Family Dog Survives Brutal Attack: Debbe Decker had no way of knowing what …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The Gulfport Police will be participating in the 29th Annual National Night Out on August 7th. You're all invited to the event!
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The National Night Out event is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate support for and participation in anti-crime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and are fighting back. This year's National Night Out event in Gulfport will take place at the Gulfport Neighborhood Center, located at 1617 49th Street South. The event will kick off at 6:30 pm and end at 9:00 pm with a group walk that will be an example of the commitment between community and law enforcement against crime/criminals. This event will include the following: The National Night Out program is an initiative of The National Association of Town Watch. …
Sunday, August 7, 2011
Check out our top headlines on Gulfport Patch this week.
St. Pete Beach Connector Trolley Will End in October: The Connector Trolley that runs from Gulfport to St. Pete Beach will be discontinued after Sept. 30. Gulfport City Manager James O'Reilly says the grant from the Florida Department of Transportation expires at the end of September, less than two months from now. Update: Toddler Found Dead in Home: Gulfport Police say a 14-month-old girl died Monday morning as a result of "significant health problems." Karen Gregory Murder Documentary to Air in September on Investigation Discovery: Murder in Gulfport will take viewers back to 1984, during the investigation into Karen Gregory's murder. The 36-year-old was raped and stabbed to death in her Gulfport home. The murder investigation is part of…
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
As part of National Night Out the Gulfport Police Department invited the public to see what goes on behind the scenes. Several Gulfport residents came out for an open house and tour of the station Tuesday night.
More than two dozen people came out to chat with Gulfport Police Chief Robert Vincent and several officers at the Gulfport Police Department's Open House on Tuesday, August 2, 2011. The public met with members of the Gulfport Explorers Post 995, got to see squad cars and the department's boat up close. They also received a personal tour of the station, including the interrogation rooms, communications center and jail cells.