In the News

Operation Dry Water Makes for Safer Waters

Authorities will be out in force June 24 – 26th looking for boaters who choose to boat under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. It is illegal to operate a vessel in Florida with a BAC of .08 or higher.

New Ordinance Addresses Personal Property Left on Amelia Island Beaches

A new ordinance on Amelia Island has been implemented to keep the beaches and waterways of the barrier island clean of beach debris and safe for locals, visitors and wildlife. Visitors to the island will find instructing new ordinance in place mandating that any personal property left or abandoned on the beach will be removed and destroyed.

Fernandina Seeking Labor Attorney

The qualified candidate will handle the traditional scope of work including consultation and coordination with the City Attorney and City Manager.

Europe’s Refugee Dilemma

Refugee migrations have a history that is as old as the human race, sometimes caused by hunger and natural disasters, but most often by war.

Update on Burglary at Vintage Vendors

Richmond, VA, detectives contacted Fernandina Police and supplied photos of property that were identified as items in the burglary of June 11th at Vintage Vendors.

Shop with Cops 2015

The Fernandina Beach Police Department began its very successful Shop with Cops program in 2004 and now serves more than 150 local school children each year

FSCJ Presents a Public Safety Symposium

Dr. Edwin Souza, former LAPD officer and author of Undeniable Truths: The Clear and Simple Facts Surrounding Murder of President John F. Kennedy will also be speaking at the event.

Second Annual Teal Pumpkin Project

A teal pumpkin on Halloween lets kids know they’ll be receiving non-food treats, such as toys or stickers, so children with food allergies can trick-or-treat, too.