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Florida Men Posed as Federal Agents, Arrested for Attack on Real Officers

Two South Florida men who posed as Federal agents for several days—reportedly approaching and accosting customers at a popular restaurant in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami—have been arrested and charged with falsely impersonating an officer, aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, and aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.

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Florida Police Find Stolen Watches in Suspect's Vagina

Officers with the Miami Springs (FL) Police Department said they found four stolen Rolex watches inside a suspect's vagina during a strip search late last week.

Florida Woman Arrested After Breaking Into Police Station

A Florida woman has been arrested after she broke into the Boynton Beach Police Department, took two ready-made chicken and asparagus meals from the fridge, heated one of the meals in the microwave, and then left.

Florida Deputy Injured, 94-Year-Old Man Killed in Vehicle Collision

Deputy Brian Wiedel suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from a nearby hospital.

Florida Officer Holds Elderly Woman's Head above Water in Sinking Car

Officer Jonathan DePierre was the first on the scene of the incident in which a vehicle was reported to be sinking in a lake.

Parkland School Shooting Commission Recommends Rifles, Better Training for SROs

The report contains dozens of recommendations. Some would require action by the governor and Legislature, such as the proposals to allow some teachers to carry guns and increase spending on school security.

Off-Duty Florida Deputy Dies by Suicide

A deputy with the Pinellas County (FL) Sheriff's Office reportedly died by suicide early Saturday morning.

Florida Officer Fired Over Racist Remarks Given "Last Chance" to Save Job

An officer with the Boca Raton (FL) Police Department who was fired last spring for making reportedly racist remarks has been given a "last chance to salvage his employment," according to a disciplinary agreement that demoted him from sergeant to officer, downgraded his pay and required him to write a letter of apology to the black officer who initiated the complaint that led to his termination.

2018 in Review: A Glass Overflowing with Great Stories of American Policing

Despite downward numbers of recruits seeking to join the ranks of law enforcement and increasing indications of de-policing across the country, we can—if we look hard enough—find countless bright spots for American policing in 2018.

Florida Police Shoot, Kill Man Who Drove Through Crowd

Officers with the Lakeland (FL) Police Department responded to a call about a large crowd gathered in the parking lot of a local restaurant.