Posted on: May 11, 2017

Local students participate in water conservation poster contest

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The Cocoa Utilities Department reached out to local schools across the county to submit artwork for the American Water Works Association "Drop Savers" Water Conservation Poster Contest during National Drinking Water Week, May 7-13, 2017. &nb...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Cocoa CRA Seeks Proposals for Redevelopment of Former City Hall Site

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The Cocoa Redevelopment Agency has put out a request for proposals for the redevelopment and disposal of the former city hall site (603 Brevard Ave.) located in the Cocoa Community Redevelopment Area. Proposals must be submitted by May 31, 2017.

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Porcher House receives Historical Marker designation from the Brevard Historical Commission

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As a result of the 100 Year Celebration of the Porcher House last October the need was seen by the Brevard Historical Commission for the appointment and installation of a Historic Marker at the historic home located in Cocoa Village. Shortly after the cel...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Ralph Perrone named Cocoa's 2017 Volunteer of the Year

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Community businessman and real estate investor, Ralph Perrone, who has served over 600 hours this year alone for the Cocoa Police Department as an Auxiliary Officer, was unanimously chosen by the Cocoa City Council as the 2017 City of Cocoa Volunteer of t...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Cocoa Fire Department works with American Red Cross to install Smoke Alarms

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Cocoa Firefighters worked with the local American Red Cross to install 238 smoke alarms in 103 homes in the Sunrise Village neighborhood of Cocoa this past weekend as part of the American Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign.  This included ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

City's Offender Reentry Program Designed to Rehabilitate and Reduce Crime

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A restructured contract for the city of Cocoa’s landscaping services is now being used to help convicted felons rehabilitate and reenter society as productive, contributing individuals.  The City has partnered with Alternative Behaviora...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Fire Chief on State of Emergency for Fires

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The  governor declared a state of emergency for Florida due to wildfires throughout the state. In Cocoa we have had a series of small brush fires over the last several weeks. Cocoa Fire Chief Gene Prince talks about the state of emergency and wha...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Code Enforcement Becomes Part of Police Department

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Tuesday, May 02, 2017 10 a.m.

(Cocoa, FL)--The City of Cocoa’s Code Enforcement Office is now part of the Cocoa Police Department.  Its personnel are civilian employees of the department and will have full access to all of the investigat...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

2016 Annual Report Now Available

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The 2016 Annual Report includes a summary of the year's activities including significant investigations, events, new initiatives, awards, crime data and much more. 

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Love a Dispatcher

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They are the voice of calm on your worst day and one week out of each year we honor them for the role they play in public safety. This week is National Public Safety Telecommunicator's week and we wanted to share the love. Meet our very own Telec...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Armed Robbery Suspect Sentenced to 20 Years Prison

Thursday, February 23, 2017 6:22 PM

ONE OF THREE ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECTS SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON

(Cocoa, FL)—One of three suspects in an armed robbery in which the victim fired shots in defense is currently serving a 20-year prison sentence. &a...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Guatemalen National Arrested for Capital Sex Crimes Against Child

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 3:37 PM

(Cocoa, FL)—A 40-year-old man in the USA for more than 10 years on a work visa is now facing life in prison and deportation for sexually abusing a child since she was 11 years old.  Henry Jose Garcia, (DOB 05/30/197...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Offender Re-entry Program

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Tuesday, January 03, 2017 3:50 PM

CITY’S OFFENDER REENTRY PROGRAM DESIGNED TO REHABILITATE AND REDUCE CRIME

(Cocoa, FL)—A restructured contract for the city of Cocoa’s landscaping services is now being used to help convicted felons reh...

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