GPD: No gun violence over the weekend

Press release from Gainesville Police Department

After several consecutive weekends of multiple gun-related crimes, Gainesville Police Department (GPD) officers did not respond to any weekend violence involving shootings, shots fired, or armed burglaries from September 11-13, 2020.

GPD continues to vigorously address this recent crime trend, partnering with local and federal law enforcement agencies and prosecutors in an effort to curb these violent incidents from occurring. GPD thanks our neighbors, who remain critical partners with us as well. If you see or hear something that concerns you, please contact 911 as soon as possible. GPD stands ready and able to respond to our neighbors’ calls for service and will continue to serve and protect our community.

If anyone has information about any recent shootings, shots fired, or armed burglaries, please contact GPD Detectives at 352-393-7670, or remain anonymous by reporting information to Crime Stoppers at 352-372- 7687 or https://www.stopcrime.tv/.

  • Every member of GPD deserves a bonus, pay raise, promotion and special medal for the amazing feat of performing their normal job duties for three days in a row.

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