Politics

GOP Women's Luncheon Covers 'Law Enforcement Today'

The Republican Women's Club of Sarasota is holding an event with Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight, Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino and Venice Police Chief Tom Mattmuller.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Crime

January Panel Will Focus on Jail Overpopulation

The first Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon of 2019 will feature a panel discussion about inmate overpopulation in Sarasota County.

11/30/2018 By Staff

Politics

School Safety the Topic at Next Republican Club Event

School Board Chairwoman Bridget Ziegler and Sheriff Tom Knight will discuss safety in public schools on Tuesday, May 15

05/02/2018 By Staff

Education

Panel Discussion Will Cover School Safety, Guns in Schools

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club lunchtime panel will feature Sheriff Tom Knight, state Sen. Greg Steube, Curt Lavarello and Scott Lempe.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Public health

Panel Discussion Covers Opioid Abuse Crisis

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club's Jan. 4 luncheon will include a panel discussion about the region's opioid abuse crisis.

12/28/2017 By staff

Politics

Sheriff Wins Republicans' 'Elected Official of the Year' Award

Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight was recently chosen as the 2017 Elected Official of the Year by the Republican Party of Sarasota County.

06/07/2017 By staff

Data

Crime Down in Sarasota County in 2016

Violent crime in Sarasota County decreased by almost 9.1 percent between 2015 and 2016 and nonviolent crime decreased by almost 7.7 percent.

01/30/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

More examples of local businesses giving back.

06/09/2016 Research by staff

Dept. of Unintended Consequences

Did Florida’s Crackdown on Pill Mills Create a Heroin Epidemic?

After a 2011 crackdown on pain clinics, heroin use has soared.

02/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace