Letter sent from Chief Kevin Vespia. Courtesy of the North Port Sun.
NORTH PORT, Fla. -- Three North Port Police officers are being investigated in a more recent, separate incident from the sexual battery investigation into officers Melanie Turner and Ricky Urbina. Police Chief Kevin Vespia admits the negative attention has had an impact on the department.
North Port PD Chief confirms identity of officer involved in the shooting
A total of four North Port Police officers are now on administrative leave from the department.
North Port P.D. breaks its silence, but have the cops already lost the public's trust?
NORTH PORT, Fla. - North Port's police chief has asked the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office to look into the actions of some of his officers this past weekend. Two officers are on paid leave while the investigation is ongoing. But what exactly prompted all of this is still a mystery.
The department says it can't make public files related to an internal investigation. A judge will soon decide if that's really the case.
NORTH PORT, FL. - This week, the city of Venice officially handed over its Emergency Call Center to Sarasota County.
North Port police say they'll be out in full force this weekend cracking down on illegal ATV riding and camping in the city.