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Grenade Launcher Seized at Florida Traffic Stop

July 17, 2014
Orlando police stopped Fritz Joseph, of Miami, and Delroy Blake, of Casselberry Wednesday, in a white Audi as the two rolled through a red light and made a right turn without coming to a complete stop, an arrest report said.

Policing Tourist Areas: Working Where Others Play

July 17, 2014

Law enforcement officers who work in tourism towns have a two-fold mission, protecting the locals and protecting the droves of tourists that the locals depend upon for their livelihood and their departments depend upon for operating funds. That may sound crass but law enforcement agencies in destination areas have to be aware of the numbers and what they mean.

Video: 2 Florida Officers are Victims in Domestic Shooting

July 9, 2014
Naples (Fla.) PD is reeling after the death of a 10-year veteran officer and wounding of a 14-year veteran officer in serious condition from an apparent domestic shooting in nearby Estero, Fla.

Florida Officer Diagnosed with Cancer Sues Agency Over Termination

July 1, 2014
The former SWAT team member thought his potentially deadly cancer was the worst of his problems until he got a termination letter from Orange City leaders.

Driver Strikes Florida Deputy Enforcing "Move Over" Law

June 30, 2014
A 77-year-old man driving a Cadillac hit a Sarasota County deputy's car door while he was issuing a citation for Florida's "Move Over" law.

Florida Highway Patrol Officer, 2 Others Killed in Weekend Crash

May 5, 2014

A 30-year-old Florida Highway Patrol trooper, a tow truck driver and a pedestrian, were killed Saturday in a crash on Interstate 75 in Ocala, authorities said. Read Full Story Here.

Fla. Man "High on Xanax" Fires on Patrol Car

March 26, 2014
A 20-year-old Apopka, Fla., man was arrested Tuesday after police said he admitted shooting up an Apopka police car at a 7-Eleven.

Fla. Officer Killed, Suspects Found Dead Nearby

March 24, 2014
A Windermere, Fla., police officer was shot and killed Saturday morning apparently by a suicidal teenager.

Shots Fired: November 26, 2011 - Volusia County, Florida

March 19, 2014

Called to a home for a family argument, two deputies found themselves under fire. Shots Fired article written by Dean Scoville and read by Dan Hazeltine.

Shots Fired: December 14, 2010 - Panama City, Florida

March 11, 2014

When a gunman interrupted a school board meeting, Police Chief Mike Jones was forced to respond. Shots Fired article written by Dean Scoville and read by Dan Hazeltine.

Video: Beach Officers, Bystanders Rescue Kids After Mom Drives into Daytona Surf

March 6, 2014
Volusia County (Fla.) Beach Patrol officers helped rescue three children Tuesday after their pregnant mother drove her van into the surf.

Fla. Police Looking for Man Who's Urinating on People

March 6, 2014
The victims told the Gainesville Police Department they were standing with their backs turned to the man when they suddenly felt themselves being urinated upon, according to a GPD report.

Missing Fla. Deputy Found Dead in Pond

March 6, 2014
Family, co-workers and volunteers who searched for days were brought to tears Wednesday by discovery of the body of a missing Brevard County corrections deputy.

Reserve Officers: For Love of the Job

March 4, 2014

At minimum, an LASD reserve officer's service will include logging 20 hours a month regardless of obligations posed by the reserve's regular job and family responsibilities. He may find himself working his own patrol car, standing guard in the cold along a parade route, or handling that "change of shift" report nobody else wanted.

Shots Fired: October 28, 2009 - Pinellas County, Florida

February 19, 2014

Sergeant Raymond Fleming led a team of patrol officers in a blazing gunfight against a disturbed driver. Shots Fired article written by Dean Scoville and read by Dan Hazeltine.

Fla. Deputy Shot, Kills Shooter at Car Dealership

February 6, 2014
A Taylor County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy getting his car fixed at the Timberland Ford dealership jumped into action after a man crashed through the front of the business with his vehicle and opened fire.

Video: Judge Bars Badges and Uniforms from Cop Killing Trial

January 27, 2014
One of Bradley's attorneys argued that a "sea of blue or green" in the courtroom would influence the jury and diminish Bradley's right to a fair trial. Witnesses and court deputies can still wear their uniforms.

Fla. Officer Saves Bridge Jumper

January 20, 2014
Cerniglia yelled out to Lt. Jeremy Giddens: "Jeremy, take the meeting. I'm going to the bridge."

Florida SWAT Team Receives MRAP Vehicle from Defense Department

January 9, 2014
The used Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle was bought for $2,000 from the defense department's Law Enforcement Support Office. A new one would have cost $700,000, the Fort Pierce Police said.

Deputy Recognized for Saving Dog in Shark Infested Waters

December 30, 2013
Dep. LeAna Cudzilo from the Manatee County (Fla.) Sheriff's Department is being honored for the bravery and courage she exhibited when she jumped into shark infested waters to save a dog in distress.
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