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FL Deputy Killed Responding to Christmas Eve Domestic Call

"We are devastated by the grief of losing Cpl. Hamilton, a deputy who was a ray of sunshine in the OCSO, dedicated to protecting others," says Sheriff Eric Aden in a statement.

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FL Officer Stabbed in Face, Fatally Shoots Suspect

At some point, the suspect pulled out a knife from his pocket and stabbed the Daytona Beach officer in the face. The officer shot the suspect twice, killing him.

Video Shows FL Officer Saving Woman from Sinking Car

Upon arrival he sprints to the water, asks another officer for a baton, then quickly jumps in the water. He repeatedly struck the driver’s side window until it smashed, then pulled the woman out as water rushed in.

New FL Law Allows Police to Arrest Street Racers for Misdemeanors Based on Video

Part of the new law adds street racing and street shows to a list of exceptions for misdemeanors where the police don’t have to physically see the incident take place. That means just seeing a video showing one of those incidents allows law enforcement officers to track down those involved based on the vehicles, license plates or people filmed.

FL Deputy Dies After Being Struck by Suspected DUI Driver During Traffic Stop

Deputy Christopher Taylor had conducted a traffic stop on I-75 and was outside his vehicle speaking with the driver of the stopped car. Another vehicle traveling at a higher rate of speed struck the patrol car, which subsequently hit Taylor.

Accused Arsonist Shot by FL Deputies After Highway Pursuit

The first deputy to arrive at the firebombing of the house says he saw Luke Neely, 30, throw one of seven Molotov cocktails. He says two exploded on the house and the others rolled down and ignited the yard.

281 Officers Shot Through End of October, 55 Killed

"I’m sad to report that so far this year, we are outpacing last year’s historic number of officers shot and killed. This fact is disturbing and should alarm all Americans,” says National FOP President Patrick Yoes.

Heroic FL Officer Honored with Monument Made from His Crashed Patrol Car

"A lion was very much like how Jesse (Madsen) was, fierce and protective, but still family oriented," said Tampa Police Major Eric Defelice, a co-worker and close friend. "So, it really embodied what Jesse meant to us."

FL Deputies Rescue 3 from Overturned Car in Canal

Indian River County (FL) Sheriff’s deputy Dan Whittington was on his way to an unrelated call on the afternoon of  Oct. 8, when he spotted a partially submerged vehicle upside down in a canal.

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FL Sheriff’s K-9 Slashed Apprehending Vehicle Theft Suspect

The suspect swung the blades at K-9 Loki, cutting him on his nose and face. The suspect was quickly apprehended and Loki, a 7-year-old Belgian Malinois was taken to an area Veterinary Hospital for treatment, the sheriff's office says.

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