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FL City Targeted by Hackers Pays $600K Ransom

The Riviera Beach attack began on May 29 after a police department employee opened an infected email attachment.

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Florida Officer Who Shot Caregiver of Autistic Man Found Guilty of Negligence

An officer with the North Miami Police Department was acquitted of two counts of attempted manslaughter but found guilty of culpable negligence in a 2016 incident involving an Autistic subject and his caregiver.

Video: Florida Officer Dragged by Vehicle at 60 MPH

An officer with the Orlando Police Department is lucky to be alive after he was dragged by a fleeing vehicle at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour.

FL Officer Dies of Heart Attack at Police Athletic Camp

Steven Brown, 40, suffered a fatal heart attack June 12 after completing his third day leading the Port St. Lucie Police Athletic League's Police Camp.

Florida Officer Hospitalized After Early Morning Vehicle Collision

An officer with the North Miami Police Department was hospitalized after an early morning multi-car vehicle collision on Monday.

Florida Officer Buys Taco Bell for Stranded Family

When an officer with the Lynn Haven (FL) Police Department came upon a mother and her three children in a broken down car at a local fast food restaurant and discovered that the hungry family didn't have enough money to buy a meal, she opened her wallet and bought them dinner.

Florida Deputy Shot in Leg Saved by Quick Action by Fellow Officers

A deputy with the Pasco Sheriff's Office who was shot in the leg received life-threatening injuries but was quite likely saved by the quick action taken by other officers at the scene.

Barricaded Florida Man Surrenders to Responding SWAT Team

A 47-year old man—identified as Dean Barger—who reportedly shot at a woman and her daughter barricaded himself inside a Pomona Park home for a period of time before eventually surrendering to the responding SWAT team.

Legal Experts: SRO Charged with Neglect in Parkland Massacre Has Strong Defense

"There's no crime called refusing to die while a mass murderer is in your school," said Eugene O'Donnell, a former New York City police officer and prosecutor.

Former SRO Arrested for Multiple Counts Over Parkland Massacre

The former Broward County, FL, deputy who was the school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during last year's deadly mass shooting has been arrested on several counts of child neglect among other charges.