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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Daytona Beach Fire Department's Annual Review

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The review includes new programs introduced and goals for the upcoming year.

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Halifax Historical Museum features fire department’s history

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The history of the Daytona Beach Fire Department is featured in an exhibit at the Halifax Historical Museum. Now through the summer, guests can view the exhibit with memorabilia and equipment highlighting the department’s history dating back to ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

DBFD starts program to fight opioid addiction

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The Daytona Beach Fire Department (DBFD) launched a new program aimed at helping individuals suffering from substance abuse and addiction. The DART (Drug Abuse Response Team) is a collaborative effort between the DBFD Community Paramedicine Program, the D...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Join Our Team

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Are you looking for an exciting career that keeps you on your toes? Do you get fulfillment from helping others? Find out how you can join the Daytona Beach Fire Department today!

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Family Health Source provides COVID-19 vaccine

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The city is partnering with Family Health Source to offer free Moderna COVID-19 vaccines from 1:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center, 1000 Vine St. No appointment is needed and anyone over the age o...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Public invited to virtual meetings to learn about coastal resiliency studies

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The public is invited to attend virtual meetings to learn about two utility-related studies, which will help the city better understand the possible influences from projected sea-level rise and flooding events.

6 p.m. Tuesday, April 20

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Registration for summer camps starts

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The city’s popular summer camp program will begin Monday, June 7, and continue through Friday, Aug. 6, with safety protocols in place due to the pandemic. The nine-week program is for children ages 5 to 16 years old and will be from 7:30 a.m. to...

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Posted on: March 27, 2021

Commission selects Deric Feacher as next city manager

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Deric Feacher, 44, was selected to become Daytona Beach’s next city manager at the special City Commission meeting. 

The employment contract for the new manager was approved at the April 7 City Commission meeting. Feacher is scheduled to...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

View the Community Redevelopment Agency annual report

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The report highlights projects during the CRA's fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2019, and ending Sept. 30, 2020.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Norma J. Bland field naming set for June 12

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A ceremony for the naming of a new multipurpose field at Derbyshire Park to the “Norma J. Bland Football & Soccer Field” is planned for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 12.

At the Feb. 3, 2021, commission meeting, a request to name a new m...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Champions Drive undergoes road improvements

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Project includes repair of sidewalks to improve pedestrian safety.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Utility worker Ted Wolfe performs CPR on unresponsive stranger

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A longtime city employee is being praised as a hero for saving a stranger’s life after he found a 57-year-old man unresponsive and slumped over his steering wheel on Mason Avenue. Utilities worker Theodore “Ted” Wolfe didn&am...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

City offers learn-to-swim lessons

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Registration is open for learn-to-swim lessons that will begin Monday, April 5, at the city’s Cypress Aquatic Center located 981 George W. Engram Blvd.The lessons are for youth ages 4 to 10, as well as adults. There are multiple swimming skill l...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Halifax Historical Museum features fire department’s history

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The history of the Daytona Beach Fire Department is featured in an exhibit at the Halifax Historical Museum. Now through the summer, guests can view the exhibit with memorabilia and equipment highlighting the department’s histo...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

View this year’s State of the City

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Watch as Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry discusses last year’s successes and challenges beginning with the pandemic, which affected every aspect of our community.

The city responded to the unprecedented challenges while still completing project...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Stay informed of crime in your area

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With the click of your mouse, you can see the types of crimes happening in Daytona Beach through CrimeMapping.com. Residents can see the types of crimes and sort information based on the following:

  • Date
  • Addresses
  • Distance
  • Offenses

For more information, visit t...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

DBFD starts program to fight opioid addiction

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The Daytona Beach Fire Department (DBFD) launched a new program aimed at helping individuals suffering from substance abuse and addiction. The DART (Drug Abuse Response Team) is a collaborative effort between the DBFD Community Paramedicine Program, the D...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Overall crime down in 2020

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Overall crime in Daytona Beach has been on a downward path in the last decade. According to the recently released preliminary reports for 2020 from the police department, the trajectory continues to trend down. Most notably, auto thefts, burglaries, larce...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

New police recruit vehicle hits the streets

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Police recruitment is revving to a new level with the addition of a custom-wrapped vehicle taking to the streets. With iconic images of the city emblazed on the 2020 Chevy Malibu, the vehicle provides a visible reminder that the police department is conti...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Commissioners approve resolution to support environmental initiative

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At the Jan. 6, 2021, City Commission  meeting, commissioners approved a resolution supporting House Bill H.R.5589 and U.S. Senate - Senate Bill S.3939 jointly titled Blue Carbon for Our Planet Act. This bipartisan legislation seeks to establish a...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Citizens on Patrol recruiting volunteers

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is recruiting volunteers to join its Citizens on Patrol (COP) program, a volunteer service where residents perform crime watch activities, alert the police department of hazardous and unlawful behavior and provid...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Revised procedures for City Commission and advisory board meetings

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To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the city has revised procedures to allow remote and in-person public participation at city commission and advisory board meetings.

  • Members of the public who want to comment on an agenda item or items can complete this for...
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Posted on: July 22, 2019

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Jeep Beach 2021 Arrives In Daytona Beach

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Hundreds of thousands of Jeep enthusiasts and their vehicles will soon be on the streets and sands of the World’s Most Famous Beach. 

Jeep Beach 2021 begins on Monday (April 19, 2021) and ends the following Sunday (April 25, 2021). Numer...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

CodeStat meeting (April 20, 2021)

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Curious about how the Daytona Beach code enforcement team works? 

Join us next Tuesday night (April 20, 2021) at Our Lady of Lourdes and see for yourself.  

Facemasks are required.

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Looking For Work? We're Hiring!

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Learn more about Auxiliary Services

Interested in being a full-time Daytona Beach police officer? Here's where you should go.

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Volunteers Wanted For Citizens On Patrol (COP) Program

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Want to get involved in your community? Make a difference?

We're looking for volunteers right now to join our COP (Citizens On Patrol) program.

If you're interested, contact COP Director Cliff Wright at (386) 671-5451 or WrightClifford@DBP...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

DBPD Reboots Smartphone App For Public’s Use

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As part of the overall goal of effectively establishing lines of communication with all who live, work and play at the World’s Most Famous Beach, the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is now offering a rebooted version of its free smartphone applicat...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Stay Informed Of Crime In Your Area

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With the click of your mouse, you can see the types of crimes happening in Daytona Beach through CrimeMapping.com. Residents can see the types of crimes and sort information based on the following:

  • Date
  • Addresses
  • Distance
  • Offenses

For more information, visit t...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Overall Crime Down In Daytona Beach For 2020

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Overall crime in Daytona Beach has been on a downward path in the last decade.

According to the recently released preliminary reports for 2020 from the police department, the trajectory continues to trend down. 

Most notably, auto thefts, burglarie...

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Police - City Highlights
Posted on: February 4, 2021

New Police Recruit Vehicle Hits The Streets

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Police recruitment is revving to a new level with the addition of a custom-wrapped vehicle taking to the streets. 

With iconic images of the city emblazed on the 2020 Chevy Malibu, the vehicle provides a visible reminder that the police department...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Grant Awarded To Virtual Mental Health Crisis Response Team

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The SMA Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce that Macy’s has donated $10,000 to assist with the collaborative crisis response program between SMA Healthcare (SMA) and the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD).    

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Park, Walk & Talk Program Begins In Daytona Beach

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) enters the New Year by implementing a new program that seeks to forge a tighter bond between the police department and the Daytona Beach community.

Starting this month (January 2021), all DBPD patrol offi...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Citizens on Patrol recruiting volunteers

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is recruiting volunteers to join their Citizens on Patrol (COP) program, a volunteer service where residents perform crime watch activities, alert the police department of hazardous and unlawful behavior and prov...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

DBPD Earns CFA Re-Accreditation Until 2023

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UPDATE (10/16/2020): CFA has recognized DBPD as an Excelsior agency in 2020, the highest level of re-accreditation they offer. It's the first time ever that DBPD has received an Excelsior recognition from CFA.

Original release below (dated August 4, 2020)....

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

DBPD Conducting Traffic Safety Operation Through FDOT Grant

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The City of Daytona Beach ranks 3rd out of 102 cities in Florida (population of 15,000 - 74,999) for traffic crashes resulting in serious and fatal injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists. 

In an effort to protect the safety of these most vulnerabl...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Chief's Statement On Biketoberfest/Trucktoberfest 2020

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Things are getting back to normal in Daytona Beach, even during a pandemic.

Later on this month (October 15-18), Biketoberfest will kick into gear, while the brand-new Trucktoberfest event will roll out the following weekend.

Despite the city commission not...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Daytona Beach First Responders Nominated For Awards

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Last week the Daytona Beach News-Journal recognized our community’s first responders during a virtual ceremony. Out of the 84 nominations received, four were for public safety professionals from Daytona Beach.  

Winning the 2020 First Responder of...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

DBPD Participating In Operation Clear Track 2020

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is proud to be joining forces with first responder agencies in the U.S. and Canada for “Operation Clear Track”, the single largest rail-safety initiative in North America.

Coordinated by Amtrak...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Chief's Statement On Daytona Truck Meet 2020

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It’s not easy to organize and manage big event crowds under normal circumstances, much less in the middle of a pandemic.

Labor Day weekend is always a challenge for our officers, especially those on beachside who handle the large beach crowds tha...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

CFA Accreditation Team Invites Public Comments On DBPD

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will conduct a virtual assessment beginning on July 28th, 2020 to examine all aspects of the Daytona Beach Police Department’s ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Chief's Statement On Social Media Threats (Volusia Mall)

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Be skeptical about anything you see on social media moving forward, especially when it comes to threats against the community.

Recently, our police department was flooded with calls and messages from concerned residents about posts on Facebook, Twitter and...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Volusia-Flagler Police Chiefs Association Statement (George Floyd)

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This message is posted here on behalf of the Volusia-Flagler Police Chiefs Association. 

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The tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis while in the custody of police officers has understandably generated significant outrage across the nation, ...
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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Are You A Victim Of Domestic Violence?

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As many of us stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some of us have other dangers they have to face at home.

If you or someone you know needs to get away from an abusive or violent relationship, please share this information with them.

The Beacon Cen...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Three Arrests Made, Drugs Seized In Two SIU Raids

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Over half a kilo’s worth of various kinds of illegal drugs – including MDMA, cocaine, heroin, oxycodone and cannabis – is now off the streets of Daytona Beach thanks to investigations recently completed by the Special Investi...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Five Arrested For Drug Trafficking Following POP Unit Raid

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Five Daytona Beach residents now face felony drug trafficking charges after officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) executed a search warrant yesterday afternoon at a home near Tuscawilla Park.

DBPD’s Problem Oriented Policing (P...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Local Professor & Pastor Arrested For Having Child Porn

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CORRECTION: Griffin has been in Volusia County Jail since his original arrest in January. He was served in the jail today. Our apologies for the mixup.

UPDATE (April 2, 2022): Today, detectives with our Advanced Technology & Cyber Crimes (ATCC) Unit fi...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Teenage Skateboarder Passes Away After Struck By Van

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A Daytona Beach teenager who was seriously hurt after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his skateboard has passed away from his injuries. 

The 15-year-old male lost his life at Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando on Saturday (March ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

One Dead & One Hurt After Both Were Struck By Vehicle

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a fatal traffic incident where two Georgia women were struck by a vehicle as they attempted to cross South Atlantic Avenue/State Road A1A on foot. 

Officers responded to the acci...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

First Degree Murder Charge (Anthony Adum)

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On March 21, 2021 at approximately 9:06PM the defendant, Anthony Adum, 38 years old (5-1-82), was the driver of a car that was involved in a motor vehicle crash near the intersection of ISB and N. Nova.

During this motor vehicle crash, Adum’s car struck th...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Motorcyclist Involved In School Bus Crash Passes Away

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A 29-year-old Daytona Beach man has lost his life after he was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a Volusia County Schools (VCS) bus.

Seth A. Whitmer died at Halifax Health Medical Center (HHMC) yesterday afternoon (March 1...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Daytona Woman Dies Following Motorcycle Crash

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A 53-year-old Daytona Beach woman has lost her life after she was injured during a single-motorcycle crash on the final Saturday of Bike Week 2021.

Officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) responded to the 500 block of South Nova Road (Stat...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Over 40 Dogs Seized In Dogfighting Bust

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A joint effort from Volusia County’s Animal Services Division, Halifax Humane Society, the City of Daytona Beach’s Animal Control Unit, the city’s Code Enforcement Division and the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) puts ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Motorcycle Rider Dies Following U.S. 92 Crash

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A 39-year-old New Hampshire woman loses her life after she was knocked off the back of the motorcycle she was riding on following an early-morning rear-end collision on the final Sunday of Bike Week 2021.

A 911 call placed at 5:27 a.m. yesterday (March 14,...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Ormond Man Dies After Vehicle Sinks Inside Pond

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A 68-year-old Ormond Beach man passes away from injuries sustained after the vehicle he was driving went into a pond, leaving him trapped inside.

Two members of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) arrived on scene quickly and helped free that man fr...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Titusville Man Killed In Traffic Crash

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A 68-year-old Titusville man has lost his life from injuries sustained during a traffic accident last night (March 11, 2021) in Daytona Beach. 

Officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) responded to North Williamson Boulevard and Re...

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Posted on: March 6, 2021

Driver Dead After Colliding With DBFD Truck

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A 52-year-old Ormond Beach woman is dead and five City of Daytona Beach fire fighters were hurt following a traffic crash near Halifax Health Medical Center (HHMC) on the first Saturday of Bike Week 2021 (March 6). 

Officers with the Daytona Beach...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Man Arrested Following POP Raid On Beachside House

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For the fourth time since last December, the Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) serves a search warrant on a property after receiving complaints from the public about drugs and other illegal activity taking ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Five Arrested In POP Unit Raid At U.S. 1 Motel

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Five people are facing numerous charges after the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) investigated a weapons complaint at a U.S. 1/ Ridgewood Avenue motel, finding a handgun and five different kinds of illegal drugs.

Members of DBPD’s Problem ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Statement On Threat At Daytona State

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At 11:36 this morning (February 16, 2021), officers responded to 1200 West International Speedway Boulevard (the main campus of Daytona State College - DSC) to investigate a report which came in through Volusia County emergency dispatch.

The report was of ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Driver Killed In Three-Vehicle Crash On ISB

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A 57-year-old Port Orange woman passed away from her injuries following a multi-vehicle crash on International Speedway Boulevard (ISB) / U.S. 92.

Numerous first responders – including officers from the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) &am...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Four Arrested In Nuisance Property Raid

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For the third time in the last two months, the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) makes arrests following an early-morning raid on a beachside property which has been the source of numerous drug-related complaints from the Daytona Beach community.

Memb...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Over 60 People Charged In Operation Pay Dirt

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A proactive effort by federal and local law enforcement to curb illegal drug and gun sales in the Daytona area wraps up with over 60 people facing charges.

“Operation Pay Dirt” – a joint initiative between the Daytona Beach Po...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Woman Struck & Killed By Vehicle On U.S. 1

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is investigating after a 35-year-old Port Orange woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to cross U.S. 1 on foot.

Officers were sent to the scene near the intersection of U.S.1/Ridgewood Avenue &...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Suspect Shot By Officers Investigating Domestic Disturbance

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UPDATE (12/23/2020): Andrew Mansilla has passed away.

Original release below (dated December 18, 2020).

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A 25-year-old man is now undergoing treatment after he was shot tonight (December 17, 2020) by officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD)...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Three Arrested Following Raid On Nuisance Property

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For the second time this month, the Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) makes arrests following a raid on a motel which has become a haven for drug dealers and users. 

After securing a search warrant,...

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Posted on: December 5, 2020

Seven Arrested Following Raid On Nuisance Property

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) has arrested seven people following an early-morning raid at a beachside motel which was a haven for drug users and criminals.

DBPD’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit conducted Friday morning’s operation at th...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

South Daytona Man Arrested For Shooting Ex-Girlfriend

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A South Daytona man faces numerous felony charges after a dispute between him and an ex-girlfriend ends with her shot in one of her legs.

42-year-old Martin Rubin will be charged with aggravated battery and aggravated battery with a firearm following an in...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Woman Passes Away From Injuries Sustained In Accident

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A 75-year-old Ormond By The Sea woman passes away from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Clyde Morris Boulevard late last week.

Lynnette Sue Daniels died at Halifax Health Medical Center (HHMC) in Daytona Beach a few days after arriving ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Ten Sex Offenders Arrested In Operation Safe Treats

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) took ten sex offenders into custody today (October 30, 2020), wrapping up a month-long operation aimed at protecting all our residents and visitors – especially young trick-or-treaters – durin...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Arizona Man Arrested For Kidnapping Teenage Girl

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A 41-year-old man is now in custody after he picked up a teenager from her Daytona Beach school with her consent and tried to fly her to his home in Arizona.

Christopher Reed was arrested in Charlotte, North Carolina today (October 30, 2020) with the&n...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

DBPD Searching For Jury Duty Fraud Suspects

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is asking for the public’s help to find the suspects who are using the name of a high-ranking member of the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO) to swindle people out of money. 

DBPD...

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Posted on: October 10, 2020

South Daytona Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

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A 48-year-old man has passed away from injuries sustained in a traffic accident early yesterday morning (October 9, 2020).

Officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department responded to South Clyde Morris Boulevard at New Bellevue Avenue soon after the cra...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Man Found Shot Dead Inside Vehicle

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is conducting a murder investigation after a man was found dead in the parking lot of an apartment complex this morning (September 16, 2020).

A 911 call placed at 8:30 a.m. sent officers to the Wedgewood Apartment...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Man Arrested In City Island Library Employee Attack

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A 55-year-old New Smyrna Beach resident is facing a felony charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after he attacked a Volusia County library employee earlier today (September 15, 2020) with a pair of scissors.

Burman P. Bedford was taken into cu...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Woman Run Over & Killed On U.S. 1

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a fatal accident last night (September 14, 2020) involving an elderly female pedestrian.

A 911 call sent officers to the area of U.S. 1/South Ridgewood Avenue & Magnolia Avenue around...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Motorcyclist Killed Following Collision With Van

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The Daytona Beach Police Department’s (DBPD) Traffic Homicide Unit is actively investigating a fatal accident this afternoon (September 4, 2020) near Mainland High School involving a 24-year-old Ormond Beach motorcyclist.

Officers were called to ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Barge Arrives To Remove Abandoned Boats On Halifax River

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is overseeing the removal of various marine vessels in the Halifax River/Intracoastal Waterway, some of which have been left abandoned for years by their owners.

In partnership with the Florida Fish & Wildlife...

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Posted on: August 30, 2020

Man Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash On MLK & South

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating after a 31-year-old man fled from an attempted traffic stop and crashed into a vehicle at high speed, killing the driver of that vehicle.

The victim – 50-year-old Daniel J. Rudd...

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Posted on: August 30, 2020

Two Officers Hurt, Attempted Murder Suspect Killed In Shootout

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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is now investigating an officer-involved shooting which led to injuries for two Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officers and the death of a suspect who was wanted for attempted murder.

A tipster who w...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

70-Year-Old Man In Custody After Fatal Shooting

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) has a 70-year-old man in handcuffs following a fatal shooting this afternoon in Midtown.

Officers responded to 136 North Franklin Street soon after a 911 call came into the Volusia County emergency dispatch center...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

20 People Arrested In Operation Dirt Devil

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UPDATE (July 31, 2020): The United States Department Of Justice has just announced the return of two indictments related to this case.

Original release below.

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20 people – including leaders of a local gang – have been arrested as part of...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Woman Dies After Collision With Vehicle On U.S. 1

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle.

Officers arrived at the 600 block of South Ridgewood Avenue/U.S. 1 (near Cedar Street) soon after emergency dispatchers received mult...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Arrest Made In Jean Street Murder Case

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UPDATE #2 (August 12, 2020): 

Nicholas C. Harris is now in custody regarding the murder which took place at the Jean Street apartments on July 25th. Our thanks to those who assisted us in making this arrest.

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UPDATE #1 (July 29, 2020): 

Th...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Two Sent To Hospital Following Segrave Street Crash

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating an early morning traffic collision which ended with at least two people hurt.

Paramedics took one of the men involved to Halifax Health Medical Center (HHMC) as a trauma alert soon after ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Investigators Looking For Help To Solve Murder Case

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) wants your help to solve an incident from three weeks ago that ended with the murder of an elderly man and the wounding of an elderly woman.

Charles H. Brown was found around 3:40 a.m. on June 2, 2020 inside his h...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Armed Carjacking Suspect Shot By Officers

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Two members of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) were involved in a shooting this morning (May 25, 2020) while investigating an armed carjacking call.

The officer and sergeant who used their handguns in that incident are now on paid administrative...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Charges Filed By DBPD In Parking Lot Murder

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UPDATE (May 15, 2020): We have filed second-degree murder charges against two Orlando men for shooting and killing 25-year-old Joshua Goodman of Casselberry.

Their names are as follows:

  • Willie Walker (Date of Birth 09-28-1990)
  • Andrew Burgman (Date of Birth 0...
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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Stolen Dirt Bike Involved In Fatal Accident

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a traffic accident involving a stolen vehicle which ended with the death of a teenager.

Officers responded to the intersection of Derbyshire Road & 6th Street soon after emergency dis...

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