Tallahassee Magazine - July-August 2017

K-9 Deputy John Simpson and Ronin

About Ronin ​Age: 18 months Partners For: 8 months Unique Traits: “He’s very inquisitive and a really good dog.  He’s a fast learner.” Career Highlights: “So far, just his certification. We just certified a few weeks ago, after a 16-week canine course. He…

Another Perspective

Kaizsa (rhymes with Asia) is a remarkable black woman who somehow simultaneously managed home, motherhood, work, internships and studies on her way to the bachelor’s degree in strategic communication that she collected in May. She is the kind of person…

Women of Influence

Over the past three years, 15 prominent women, all leaders in their fields of endeavor, have honored my wife, Cherie, by agreeing to participate as speakers in the “Day of Dialogue: Women of Interest” series supported by 850 Magazine, hosted…

Women4FSU

Courtesy Women For FSU/FSU Photography Services The W4FSU Backstage Pass cohort of 2016 enjoyed the opening reception at the FSU College of Law rotunda.  Women have played an important role in Florida State University’s heritage from the time the school…

Investigator Brianne Shaut and Raven

  About Raven Age: 8 years  Partners For: 7 years  Unique Traits: “She’s addicted to Chick-fil-A chicken nuggets.”  Career Highlights: “She’s a narcotics detection dog, and millions of dollars in narcotics have been seized because of her. We’ve done so many…

Leafy Larvae

  The Citrus Leafminer (Phyllocnistis citrella) attacks all types of citrus trees anywhere in Florida. The adult is a small moth that lays eggs on the undersides of young, tender leaves. The eggs hatch and the larvae burrow into the…