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FL K-9 Found Dead After Escaping Handler's Home Kennel

December 12, 2017
K-9 Edo, was found dead Monday morning about a half-mile away from the Charlotte County deputy’s North Port home. Fox 13 reports that a necropsy conducted by Sarasota County Animal Services showed Edo likely was hit by a car.

Video: FL Deputy Fatally Shoots Man Who Attacks, Drags Officer

December 11, 2017
Youngward was the first deputy to respond at 4:50 p.m. to a report of a disturbance at the complex. "It was a violent encounter," Israel said. When Youngward's Taser did not stop Pierre, the deputy falls on his back onto the ground, and Pierre kicks him multiple times. He also grabs the deputy's foot.

FL Deputy Fatally Shoots Man Who Attacks, Drags Officer

December 11, 2017
Broward County, FL, Sheriff Scott Israel said Friday he wanted to share video of an officer-involved shooting last Wednesday to be transparent and to correct what he called "misinformation" about the fatal shooting of a man who attacked deputies. More Here.

Video: FL Deputies Land Helicopter, Arrest Suspect After Being Flashed with Laser

December 7, 2017
Pasco County Sheriff’s Office pilots Stephen Bowman and Tim Bullis were assisting deputies on the ground with a barricaded suspect call on Tuesday evening when the man began to flash the bright laser at them, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

FL Deputies Land Helicopter, Arrest Suspect After Being Flashed with Laser

December 7, 2017
Pasco County Sheriff’s Office pilots Stephen Bowman and Tim Bullis were assisting deputies on the ground with a barricaded suspect call on Tuesday evening when the man began to flash the bright laser at them, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. More Here.

Officer Hailed as Hero at Orlando Nightclub Shooting Loses Job, Pension Money Over PTSD

December 6, 2017
Delgado, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of witnessing the carnage, scoured through bodies that littered the ground and helped survivors get to safety.

FL Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Walmart Parking Lot Shootout

December 6, 2017
"To be quite honest and quite frank, what occurred today is that the officer that is laying in that bed behind us today was born again because at close range he was able to survive multiple gunshot wounds," Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said at a news conference outside the hospital. "Right now he's in great spirits despite being shot multiple times."

Video: Phony Interpreter Uses Fake Sign Language at FL Police Press Conference

December 5, 2017
"She was standing there twisting her hands back and forth. I could tell automatically that interpreters don't do that," said Betti Bonni, a certified deaf interpreter.

Phony Interpreter Uses Fake Sign Language at FL Police Press Conference

December 5, 2017
As Chief Brian Dugan spoke about the capture of a serial killer suspect, those in the deaf community could tell the interpreter wasn't making any sense. More Here.

Video: Point Blank Honors 20 Officers Saved by Their Ballistic Vests

December 5, 2017
Point Blank honored 20 officers whose lives were saved by Point Blank body armor. "These Officers represent the Best of the Best and truly exemplify bravery, strength, and commitment to excellence," the company posted on Facebook.

Point Blank Honors 20 Officers Saved by Their Ballistic Vests

December 5, 2017
Point Blank honored 20 officers whose lives were saved by Point Blank body armor. The company's annual Saves Recognition Event was held at its Pompano Beach, FL, manufacturing headquarters Monday. More Here.

Authorities Say They Foiled Mass Shooting at FL Mosque

December 5, 2017
The investigation started when the Sheriff’s Office received a tip from a citizen that Bolatete “expressed a hatred for Muslims and made a specific threat to ‘shoot up’ a mosque,” according to the complaint.

Video: FL Detective Taunts Man Being Sentenced for Shooting Him, Says He'll Need a Lot of Lube

December 1, 2017
"I will take those bullets instead of a fellow officer or innocent bystander," the officer, who was ambushed by Rojas, said on the stand. "When I brought the fight back, you ran like a coward."

FL Detective Taunts Man Being Sentenced for Shooting Him, Says He'll Need a Lot of Lube

December 1, 2017
"I will take those bullets instead of a fellow officer or innocent bystander," the officer, who was ambushed by Rojas, said on the stand. "When I brought the fight back, you ran like a coward." More Here.

LEOs Repair Officers' Homes Damaged in Disasters

November 22, 2017

When Hurricane Irma hit Florida and Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, outside agencies and members of the community stepped up to lend a hand to officers whose homes were damaged or destroyed.

FL Sheriff's K-9 Dies After Medical Procedure

November 21, 2017
A Collier County (FL) Sheriff's Office K-9 died earlier this month after undergoing a medical procedure from which he did not recover.

FL Deputy Used Tourniquet, Trauma Training to Save Wounded Federal Agent

November 21, 2017
Hawkins was the first officer to arrive at the scene Sept. 26 after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilot was shot by 18-year-old Jake Lewis IV, who committed suicide immediately after. Lewis had screamed “I hate f****** cops” before shooting the agent four times in the parking lot of a Publix in the Oakleaf area of Clay County. More Here.

Video: FL Deputy Used Tourniquet, Trauma Training to Save Wounded Federal Agent

November 21, 2017
Hawkins was the first officer to arrive at the scene Sept. 26 after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilot was shot by 18-year-old Jake Lewis IV, who committed suicide immediately after. Lewis had screamed “I hate f****** cops” before shooting the agent four times in the parking lot of a Publix in the Oakleaf area of Clay County.

FL K-9 Receives Medal for Taking Bullet Meant for Handler

November 20, 2017
K-9 officer Casper works for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. In May, he took a bullet meant for his partner.

FL Man Arrested on Explosives Charges Reportedly Wanted to Maim First Responders

November 16, 2017
A 31-year-old DeBary, FL, man was arrested Sunday afternoon after deputies discovered potentially explosive devices and substances in his parents’ home, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said. More Here.
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