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Florida Agency Releases Video of Officer Saved by Ballistic Vest

The Daytona Beach Police Department has released body-camera video of a fatal officer-involved shooting during which an officer was shot in the chest and saved by his ballistic vest.

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Florida Officer Terminated After Investigation Into Social Media Posts

An officer with the Bradenton (FL) Police Department has been fired after an investigation into social media posts was conducted following a complaint.

Florida Officer's Wife Dies Trapped in Back of Husband's Squad Car

The wife of an officer with the Miami Police Department perished in the back of her husband's squad car on Friday afternoon as the vehicle's temperature rose to dangerous levels and she had no way of getting out.

Florida Sheriff Orders Deputies to Stop Wearing COVID Masks

The sheriff said if anyone confronts an employee about them not wearing mask, the employee should “politely and professionally tell them I am not required to wear a mask nor will I, per the Order of the Sheriff,” and walk away.

Florida Officer Hit by Bus While Being Chased by Aggressive Dog

An officer with the Largo (FL) Police Department was struck by a passing bus as he attempted to create distance between himself and a dog that had been charging him in an aggressive manner.

"Back the Blue" Painted Outside Tampa Police HQ

“We had people that were just walking past the site while we were working last night who picked up rollers and joined in with us and while they did that, they would send messages back home to people who were with law enforcement," said organizer Kelli Campbell with Back the Blue Florida.

Florida Officer Wounded by Man Accused of Shooting Spree

An officer with the Tampa Police Department was wounded—as were several other individuals—when a gunman reportedly went on a "shooting spree" on Thursday evening.

Florida Officers Save Toddler Found Floating in Pool

Both officers crouching over the girl and tapped her back as she lay on her side near the pool, her appendages turning darker shades of purple.

Florida Officer Shot While Making a Welfare Check

An officer with the Lake City (FL) Police Department was shot while making a welfare check at a home that had been recently struck by bullets.

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Florida Officer, Good Samaritan Resuscitate Apparent Overdose Victim

An officer with the Orlando Police Department was assisted by a Good Samaritan in reviving a person who had appeared to have overdosed on drugs.