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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Detective Sgt. Lariz Promoted

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Lt. Lariz has served with dedication and a true commitment to the community since he started as a patrol officer in 2002. 

Lt. Lariz continues a tradition of law enforcement in his family. His father Tony Lariz was a Captain with the Key West Poli...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Lt. Vazquez Promoted and Retires after 30 Years of Service

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Born and raised in Key West, Capt. Vazquez  came to the Key West Police Department in 1991. He worked for years as one of the department’s “jump out boys,” working undercover to stop drug dealer on the island. His son, Sgt. Billy Vazquez, followe...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Officer O'Connell Promoted, Retires, and Enters Reserves

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Born and raised in Key West, Sgt. O’Connell came to the Key West Police Department in 1996. He served in the Army and was a Monroe County Sheriff’s reserve deputy before he joined the police department. Sgt. O’Connell has worked as a patrol officer, a tra...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Key West Police Department name Civilian Employee of the Year

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During a recent awards ceremony  at the Grand Key Resort, Key West Police Chief Sean Brandenburg honored Eleanor “Miss Ellie” Barker as the Civilian Employee of the Year 2020. Barker passed away suddenly in January.

She had worked for the Key West...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Key West Police Department name Officer of the Year

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Officer Leo Hernandez goes above and beyond every day.

Officer Hernandez started with the City in November of 2011, working in Code Compliance. He had a distinguished and unblemished career spanning over eight years working as a code officer. During this t...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Commission Proclaims National Police Week

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Mayor Teri Johnston and the City Commission have proclaimed May 9th through the 15th as National Police Week.

“As a city we rely on law enforcement officers to keep our neighborhoods safe, enforce our laws, and respond in times of crisis,&rdq...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

It's Turtle Nesting Season

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It's time again for one of the more spectacular natural events in the Keys -- turtle nesting season.

The City of Key West wants to remind residents and visitors to keep the lights out near the beaches so that turtles can lay their eggs in peace an...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

City Honors Arbor Day

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In honor of Arbor Day, the City of Key West along with the Monroe County Extension Service, planted a Krugs Holly tree in the butterfly garden at City Hall. The Krugs Holly tree is native to south Florida and the Bahamas and provides significant food and ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

2021 Hurricane Season Public Service Announcement

Well its May and the weather is perfect and probably the last thing on your mind is a hurricane. But the season starts in just a couple of weeks, and now is the time to prepare.

The City of Key West would like to remind you to take the time to dust off you...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

City of Key West's 2020 Annual Report

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The City of Key West released the 2020 Annual Report, giving the community an insight to the accomplishments of City government over the past year throughout the various departments.

The electronic report has been made available to access on the City’s web...

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