Tagged The Quincy Police Department


Quincy Police take local youth to participate in the HBCU Promise Initiative

Members of Quincy Police Department’s Juvenile Intervention Services Division recently took several local youth to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University to take part in the Historically Black College and University Promise Initiative. The HBCU Promise is, “TO CHANGE THE WORLD!” According to a press release from the department, the youth were able to interact with…


Operation Summer heat is in full effect

For the entire month of July, the City of Quincy’s traffic enforcement efforts will be in full effect. The department issued a news release stating the zero tolerance initiative will be used to reduce traffic crashes and enhance motorist and pedestrian safety. Quincy Police Department officers will be monitoring traffic on Pat Thomas Parkway, Jefferson…


Quincy Police custodian of records retires after 3 decades – Linda Oliver was considered the face of the department by many.

After serving for more than three decades, Quincy Police Department’s custodian of records has retired. “She was the face of Quincy Police Department,” Quincy Mayor Freida Bass-Prieto said of Linda Oliver, who worked at the department for a total of 34 years, including years she spent as a dispatcher. Oliver retired this month, and was…


QPD celebrates National Police Week

The Quincy Police Department recently celebrated National Police Week by hosting a week full of events, all aimed at remembering those lost in the line of duty while celebrating and honoring those who continue to serve on the frontline of public safety. National Police Week was from Sunday, May 14 – Saturday May, 20. Officers…


Tammie Sykes

Tammie Sykes knows dispatching. For just under 20 years, Sykes has either dispatched or taught dispatching in Gadsden County. She got her start at the Quincy Police Department as a mother of a young child. Sykes says she was looking for full-time employment that fit her scheduled needs as a parent, and someone informed her…


Havana Town Councilman arrested on felony charge – Council postpones discussion of Decorkus Allen’s potential suspension

On Wednesday, February 22, the Havana Town Council met under an emergency meeting regarding the potential removal of a board member – DeCorkus Allen. According to documents listed on the Gadsden Clerk of the Court website, Allen had been arrested by officers with the Quincy Police Department on February 17 on charges related to felony…

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