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Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy David Mancusi cruises St. Pete Beach in April. One year ago the Sheriff’s Office took over policing at St. Pete Beach. Mancusi says, “It’s a fairly quiet, very nice, peaceful city.”JOHN PENDYGRAFT | Times

Most seem pleased with policing shift in St. Pete Beach

ST. PETE BEACH At City Hall, the community policing deputy arranges his bike and cooler in the back of his white Chevy Tahoe. "The city's crime is not real rampant," Deputy David Mancusi says, half joking. "It's a fairly quiet, very nice, peaceful city." It has been more than 18 months since St. Pete Beach dissolve …