Police

SFPD’s Joseph Buckland Presented VALOR Award from WSKY Radio

June 19, 2018 – Santa Fe College Police Officer Joseph Buckland is being recognized for his service to the community and is a recipient of the VALOR Award presented by WSKY 97.3 FM radio. Officer Buckland has been with the SFPD since 2013 and has been instrumental in helping the department on innovative police tactics … Continue reading SFPD’s Joseph Buckland Presented VALOR Award from WSKY Radio

SF President Sasser Reveals Budget Plan to Employees

June 19, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Jackson N. Sasser offered SF employees a view of the 2018-19 proposed budget at the SF Fine Arts Hall Monday afternoon. Sasser said that the budget was designed with the focus on students and faculty needs. The proposal lays out expenditures for the upcoming year and plans … Continue reading SF President Sasser Reveals Budget Plan to Employees

Santa Fe College Employees Attend Threat Assessment Training

June 19, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) held a professional development seminar Friday involving members from various departments. The purpose of the training was to give employees a set of skills that can be used to alleviate potential incidents of workplace violence. The Santa Fe College Police Department, Counseling Center, and … Continue reading Santa Fe College Employees Attend Threat Assessment Training

Dr. Sasser Announces College-Wide Budget Meeting June 18

June 11, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Dr. Jackson N. Sasser has called a college-wide meeting for Monday, June 18, 2018, at 2 p.m. His full message is below.   Santa Fe College Family: As part of my commitment to keep you informed fully, I have scheduled a college-wide meeting to discuss SF’s 2018-2019 … Continue reading Dr. Sasser Announces College-Wide Budget Meeting June 18

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Reward Issued for Missing SF Teaching Zoo Animals

June 8, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department is continuing their investigation into the theft of animals from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Crime Stoppers has issued a reward of up to $500 for the safe return of each of the four remaining missing animals taken from the SF Teaching Zoo. A … Continue reading Reward Issued for Missing SF Teaching Zoo Animals

Third Suspect Arrested in SF Teaching Zoo Burglary

June 7, 2018 – A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the theft of 11 animals from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Daniel Jose Dipasquale is charged with attempting to deal in stolen merchandise. Dipasquale is accused of offering $3,000 to purchase Mani, the squirrel monkey that was taken from the SF … Continue reading Third Suspect Arrested in SF Teaching Zoo Burglary

Second Arrest Made in Connection with Animals Stolen from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

June 7, 2018 – A second suspect is in custody in connection with the theft of 11 animals from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Austin Bruno, of Clay County, was arrested and charged with two counts of burglary and two counts of grand theft. The Santa Fe College Police Department secured the warrant Wednesday … Continue reading Second Arrest Made in Connection with Animals Stolen from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

SF Faculty and Staff Headshots for Summer Term

June 7, 2018 – Any Santa Fe College faculty or staff member who wants a new headshot portrait can come to the photo studio, Building P, Room 238-B by the Communications & Creative Services office. Campus photographer Matt Stamey will be available during two sessions. Thursday, June 14, 2-4 p.m. Friday, June 15, 9 – … Continue reading SF Faculty and Staff Headshots for Summer Term

Santa Fe College Police Make Arrest in Connection to Missing Zoo Animals

June 5, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department has arrested one man in connection with the theft of animals from the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Twenty-year-old Sedrick Tyrezi Price, a resident of the apartment complex where the animals were found was arrested Tuesday afternoon. “We have made an arrest in the case … Continue reading Santa Fe College Police Make Arrest in Connection to Missing Zoo Animals

Mani the squirrel monkey was one of the seven animals recovered Monday afternoon.

Santa Fe College Police Recover Some Animals Missing From SF Teaching Zoo

June 4, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department, working in conjunction with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, has recovered many of the animals missing from the SF Teaching Zoo. Three Florida box turtles, two red-foot tortoises, a skink and a squirrel monkey were recovered from an apartment near the Northwest Campus. The SFPD … Continue reading Santa Fe College Police Recover Some Animals Missing From SF Teaching Zoo

SFPD Welcomes Two New Dispatchers

June 4, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department welcomes new dispatchers Kaylen Schroeder and Sean Geiger to the SFPD. Both dispatchers took and passed the Florida Department of Health 9-1-1 Public Safety Telecommunicator Exam. Passing this test is the last step in a lengthy training period to become certified to answer emergency calls and … Continue reading SFPD Welcomes Two New Dispatchers

Eleven Animals Missing from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

May 31, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department has increased security after eleven animals disappeared from their habitats at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. After making a public appearance for World Turtle Day on Wednesday, May 23, two gopher tortoises and two box turtles were found missing from their open enclosure on … Continue reading Eleven Animals Missing from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Weeklong Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Supplies Starts June 1

May 31, 2018 – The Florida Legislature approved a weeklong sales tax holiday for hurricane and emergency preparedness supplies beginning Friday, June 1, which is also the first day of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters are expecting a slightly busier-than-average season this year. Last year, Santa Fe College was closed for over a week … Continue reading Weeklong Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Supplies Starts June 1

Dedication of New Santa Fe College Police Department Building Thursday, May 31

May 30, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Jackson N. Sasser, Vice President for Advancement Chuck Clemons, and members of the District Board of Trustees will be on hand for the dedication ceremony of the new SF Police Department building Thursday, May 31, at 9 a.m. The SFPD headquarters will provide the police department with … Continue reading Dedication of New Santa Fe College Police Department Building Thursday, May 31

Alberto Becomes First Named Storm of 2018

May 25, 2018 – Developing off the Yucatan Peninsula, Subtropical Storm Alberto has become the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, which doesn’t actually start until Friday, June 1, 2018. The storm became named as of the 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, update from the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Subtropical storms are low … Continue reading Alberto Becomes First Named Storm of 2018

CCS Best Practices: SF/SFC/SFCC

May 23, 2018 – Call us a house inclusive, not a house divided! However, it does cause challenges where branding is concerned when we all have different names for the college. The official acronym for Santa Fe College is “SF,” like the SF on our logo. But all around campus, you will also find faculty, … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: SF/SFC/SFCC

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Hurricane Season Starts Friday, June 1

May 18, 2018 – The Atlantic hurricane season will begin Friday, June 1, and experts say the time to start preparing is now. Last year was one of the busiest seasons on record with 17 named storms, 10 hurricanes and 6 major hurricanes. Overall, 2017 finished tied (along with 1936) for the fifth most active … Continue reading Hurricane Season Starts Friday, June 1

CCS Best Practices: Your Professional Email Signature

May 17, 2018 – Your email signature communicates important information. It lets people within the college know what area you work in and it lets people outside the college know what institution you represent. Between 2015-2016, a “No. 1 in the Nation” signature was released. That honor is passed on to a different college each year, … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: Your Professional Email Signature

SFPD Training to Combat Opioid Crisis

May 15, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department is undergoing additional training on dealing with potential opioid overdoses. The SFPD received a donation of Narcan nasal spray, an emergency medication that can be used to treat individuals experiencing an opioid overdose. Narcan can be used to revive a person who is suspected of … Continue reading SFPD Training to Combat Opioid Crisis