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Police REFORM Candidate 




16 Reasons Why You Should Vote

Dr. Tony Cummings For Sheriff 

(Special Election, August 23, 2022)


#1  Murder Capital of Florida              162 Homicides in 2019, 176 Homicides in 2020, and Over 100 Murders, 
3-Years In A Row

Are you tired of Jacksonville being #1 in the state of Florida in homicides year-after-year, according to FBI.gov statistical data?

#2  10th in Pedestrian Deaths              
Source: SmartGrowthAmerica (10th nationwide)

Are you tired of leading the nation in pedestrian deaths (10th nationwide), according to SmartGrowthAmerica.org?

#3  Nearly 70% Unsolved Murders      Murder Capital of Florida - AGAIN?

Nearly 70% of murders committed in our city have gone unsolved under the current JSO leadership. Do you believe the citizens deserve better?


#4  Wasteful Spending                            They're Your Tax Dollars

Do you want police service that matches the nearly 500 million in tax dollars allocated to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office (JSO) each year?

Over 100+ Murders

Over 100+ Murders

                                                2015                          2021

                                          $386 Million             $514 Million

#5  Civilian Review Boards                    Your Voice Inside The Sheriff's Office

Do you support the use of Civilian Review Boards inside the JSO as an accountability measure?

#6  Transparency                                    Public Seat At The Table of Ideas

Do you support the implementation of greater transparency 
measures inside the JSO?


#7  JSO Leadership/Management        New Leadership and Management Inside the JSO

Do you support a leadership and management change inside the JSO that is focused on building and cultivating meaningful partnerships with the citizens to reduce violent crime?

#8  Accountability        
Bridging The Gap of Trust Between Police and The Public

Do you believe that there should be an honest effort to release body camera footage in a timely manner, respectful of state law (i.e., Marsy's Law), rather than JSO hiding behind the law to avoid the release of nearly all officer worn body camera footage?

#9  Excessive Force Lawsuit                  Reduce Excessive Force Lawsuits Filed Against JSO

Do want to stop the millions of taxpayer's dollars that are 
wasted because of excessive force and officer misconduct lawsuits filed against a few rogue JSO officers?  


#10 Rebuild The Trust 

Rebuild The Between The Citizens and The Police To Reduce Violent Crime

Do You Believe That Trust Is The Foundation of A Great Partnership?


#11 Community Policing Strategies

Strategies That Put You At The Table

Do You Support Community Policing Strategies-That Work?


#12 Community Affairs Division

Expand The Size of Community Affairs for Greater Community Outreach

Do You Feel That Policing Our Community Requires Equal Input From Everyone Living On The First Coast?


#13 Increased Minority Hiring

Recruit More Minorities As Police Officers

Do You Support An Increase of Minority Police Officers Into The JSO Ranks?


#14 Better Community Engagement 

Better Community Engagement Training For JSO Officers

Do You Support Improved Community and Police Relationships Through Greater Community Engagement Training of JSO officers?


#15 Increased Use of Civil Citations

Our Youth Deserve A Second Chance To Get It Right

Do You Believe That The Youth of Jacksonville Deserve A Second Chance For Minor Violations of the Law? How about an Adult Misdemeanor Civil Citation Program? Do You Believe Some Adults Deserve A Second Chance For Minor Infractions?


#16  A Safer Jacksonville                      Your Safety Is My Top Priority

Do you support a safer First Coast Community?

Special Election Day: August 23, 2022

If you support these commonsense police reform measures, please join the 56,780 residents of Duval 
County who also support these measures by voting Dr. Tony Cummings as your next elected Sheriff on August 23, 2022. It's Time For A Change!

   Dr. Tony Cummings

              It's Time For A Change!