FMPD audit


Fort Myers chief: Police, community must ’embrace’ scathing audit

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...

Attorney: Fort Myers police audit could affect prior convictions

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...

NAACP challenges Fort Myers ‘Lake Boyz’ arrests

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

Attorney: FMPD study shows ‘disaster of a police department’

FORT MYERS, Fla. Sawyer Smith is used to pointing out alleged shortcomings within the Fort Myers Police Department. Smith, a criminal defense attorney, has represented...

FULL INTERVIEW: Fort Myers mayor reacts to critical FMPD audit

FORT MYERS, Fla. Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson speaks exclusively with WINK News about the critical audit detailing long-standing problems within the Fort Myers...

Validation & anger: Dunbar, mayor, react to FMPD audit

FORT MYERS, Fla. Encouraged, but not surprised. That's how Rev. Dr. William L. Glover took a report released this week detailing long-standing problems within the...

Despite scathing report, crime victim says have faith in FMPD

FORT MYERS, Fla. Taunya Cola still has faith in the Fort Myers Police Department - even with her nephew's unsolved killing and a scathing report...

Report: Lack of resources, ineffective leadership hindered FMPD for years

FORT MYERS, Fla. Internal preferential treatment, failure to address integrity issues and a lack of resources has impacted the community’s perception of the Fort Myers...

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