FMPD audit
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City manager reacts to FMPD chief’s investigation request to feds

March 9, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Police Chief Derrick Diggs asked federal attorneys to investigate alleged claims of officer misconduct listed in an alarming audit of the police...
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City councilman addresses FMPD improvements

March 8, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Two weeks after an alarming report was released about the Fort Myers Police Department, former police officer and current city councilman...
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FMPD chief requests feds to investigate alleged officer misconduct

March 8, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Police Chief Derrick Diggs has asked federal attorneys to investigate alleged misconduct highlighted in a scathing audit of the police department. Requesting...
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Streets: Executing FMPD recommendations will help city ‘win again’

March 6, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Johnny Streets wants the city to "start winning again" and believes executing the recommendations outlined in a report highly critical of the...

FMPD deputy chief, equipment to be voted on Monday

March 3, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. A deputy police chief, on-call legal adviser and new equipment are among items city leaders will vote on during Monday's city...

‘The right direction’ or ‘secret stuff’? NFL player, former chief react to FMPD audit

March 3, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Nate Allen believes an audit highly critical of the Fort Myers Police Department should serve as a community wake-up call. Dennis Eads...
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Fort Myers councilman reacts to FMPD audit

March 2, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. Embarrassing, but not surprising. That's what Fort Myers councilman Johnny Streets, who represents the Dunbar community, told concerned community members at the Riverside...
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Fort Myers chief: Police, community must ’embrace’ scathing audit

March 2, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. The Fort Myers Police Department has work to do in the wake of a unflattering audit, Chief Derrick Diggs acknowledged Thursday. But the department...
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Attorney: Fort Myers police audit could affect prior convictions

March 1, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. A scathing audit of Fort Myers Police Department practices could lead past criminal convictions to be overturned, according to a defense attorney. The...
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NAACP challenges Fort Myers ‘Lake Boyz’ arrests

February 28, 2017
FORT MYERS, Fla. The NAACP on Tuesday sent a letter to State Attorney Stephen Russell to find out if five Fort Myers police...