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Pensacola City Council
2:08 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

City Council Drops Anti-Blanket Part of Ordinance


Once again, blankets and other coverings are OK for use by the homeless who camp on Pensacola city property. But the debate continues over another part of the non-camping ordinance. 

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Local News
4:35 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Crime Drops in Pensacola

Credit Pensacola Police Department

Crime in Pensacola was down 14% across the board in 2013, compared to the previous year. That’s according to the Pensacola Police Department’s Uniform Crime Report.

The numbers are based on the 2012 population for the City of Pensacola, which was given at 52,340. Inside the overall numbers for violent and non-violent crime, there were 319 residential burglaries reported within city limits in 2013 compared with 525 the previous year. Police Chief Chip Simmons says that’s a 39% reduction.

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