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Bernie McCabe 2nd DCA Court of Appeals Courthouse is underway!
Bernie McCabe 2nd DCA Court of Appeals Courthouse is underway! A new $50 million courthouse for the 2nd District Court of Appeal will be built in downtown St. Petersburg near other government buildings. Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls announced the courthouse will be in the Sebring Building at 525 Mirror La... Read More

New study published regarding Florida’s Prisoner Release Reoffender law
New study published regarding Florida’s Prisoner Release Reoffender law Florida Sheriff’s Association Research Institute has released a new study providing the facts and statistics regarding Florida’s Prisoner Release Reoffender (PRR) law. Read More

Elizabeth Traverso awarded the St. Petersburg Elks #1224 Prosecutor of the Year Award
Elizabeth Traverso awarded the St. Petersburg Elks #1224 Prosecutor of the Year Award Every year, the St. Petersburg Elks Lodge # 1224 presents an Assistant State Attorney with a Prosecutor of the Year Award. Elizabeth received the award for her tireless efforts to assist law enforcement after hours during the 2020 pandemic. Read More

Pinellas County leads Tampa Bay area in violent crime reduction
Pinellas County leads Tampa Bay area in violent crime reduction Mr. Bartlett is proud of the record of his office and the men and women who work tirelessly to bring justice and safety to our community. Crime in Florida has steadily declined for the past 50 years. The state’s crime rate in 2020 dropped 14.1 percen... Read More