Gun policies & incidents (Madison County, FL)

Vanessa Nason filed this request with the Madison County Sheriff's Office of Madison County, FL .


From: Vanessa Nason

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

All data, statistics, or reports from the year 2015 regarding incidents involving firearms, including but not limited to:
> firearm-related homicides
> firearm-related assaults

All data, statistics, or reports regarding matters pertaining to gun acquisition, licensure, use, and transfer, from the year 2015, including, but not limited to, the following:
• the issuance of firearms permits and licenses.
• the revocation of firearms permits and licenses.
• the sale and purchase of firearms.
• the transfer, either out-of-state or between individuals, of firearms.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Please limit your search to all records from the year 2015.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request.


Vanessa Nason

From: Ben Stewart


This is to advise you in writing that the Madison County Sheriff's Office
received your public records request on February 22, 2017, regarding firearm
incidents from 2015. In response I can advise you that there were 23
firearm related aggravated assaults documented in 2015 by the Madison County
Sheriff's Office. There were no other reported firearm incidents fitting
your request. Finally, the Madison County Sheriff's Office does not
administer, collect, or document any matters regarding firearm acquisition,
use, or transfers. Thanks,

Benjamin J. Stewart

Sheriff of Madison County

2364 West US 90

Madison Florida 32340


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From: Vanessa Nason

Thank you!



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