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Orlando Deputy Chief Promoted to Chief

Smith has served as OPD’s high risk incident commander since 2016, leading SWAT, crisis negotiations and emergency response services for the crisis intervention team. He currently serves as commander of the Patrol Services Bureau.

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FL Trooper Named Officer of the Month for Saving Runners from Wrong-Way Driver

“We would like to congratulate [Trooper] Schuck for her extreme act of bravery and courage as her quick actions prevented what could have been a tragic situation.” said Marcia Ferranto, CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

FL Sheriff Arrests Own Daughter on Meth Trafficking Charges

"Methamphetamine does not discriminate [and] neither do we," Sheriff A.J. Smith wrote on the office's Facebook. "It does not matter who you are – no one is immune or exempt."

FL Deputy Rescues Baby from Burning Apartment Building

"Deputy Puzynski climbed the outside balconies & mom handed baby down to him," Orange County SO wrote on Twitter.

FL Sheriff Encourages People to Shoot Home Intruders and Save Taxpayers Money

“If somebody’s breaking into your house, you’re more than welcome to shoot them in Santa Rosa County, and we prefer that you do actually. Whoever that was, you’re not in trouble," the sheriff said.

FL Officer Shot in Arm at Gas Station

Police say this started at the Circle K as a 911 call from a woman locked inside a bathroom. She said her boyfriend had roughed her up. When the officer arrived, investigators say the boyfriend, 24-year-old Calvin Brockington, got out of his car and opened fire.

FL Deputies, Bystander Rescue Man from Burning Car

“When I get out of the car, I can hear him yelling for me, hey I’m on fire, I need help,” said Deputy Garrett Parrish. “So I get over there, he’s lodged in the car pretty good. His seat belt was wrapped around his neck and his shoulder.”

FL Man Who Shot at SWAT Officer Will Not Be Prosecuted

“Careful review of the case has determined that there is insufficient proof to establish beyond a reasonable doubt that Marioneaux knew that he was firing at a police officer. Knowledge is an essential element of the offense."

FL Deputy Stabbed in Neck, Chases Suspect

Despite being stabbed and suffering a severe injury, Deputy Colangelo chased after Day while applying pressure to his wound, authorities said.

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Officer Released from Hospital After Double-Lung and Kidney Transplant During Covid-19 Recovery

“I was in the Marines, I did the police academy and this is the toughest battles I’ve ever had," he said in January after the transplant.

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