Prior to January 10, 1984, life at the Orange County Courthouse was very relaxed. After that fateful day, security became a much higher priority.

Open Ninth - Episode 02

How did the Orlando courthouse and community change in the wake of the Provenzano shooting? In our final episode of this re-released special coverage, Open Ninth explores the innovative security measures that were implemented around the courthouse to ensure the safety of all court users and staff. Plus, as former Chief Judge Frederick Lauten speaks to former Sheriff Jerry Demings, they'll dive into the cultural shift that the shooting brought to both The City Beautiful and to law enforcement.

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In this episode

Frederick J. Lauten

Former Chief Judge and Moderator

Orange County Mary Jerry L. Demings
Jerry L. Demings

Orange County Mayor

Jerry Demings, the former Orange County Sheriff, has served as Mayor of Orange County since 2018