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Florida Sheriffs Task Force announces results to protect youth in Operation Dry Spring
Florida Sheriffs Association
Operation Dry Spring 2015 focused on preventing underage youth from purchasing and using alcohol, tobacco and various forms of synthetic drugs. The operation, conducted from March 16 through April 12, resulted in 2,070 arrests across 28 counties.
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Florida Sheriff pushes for GPS tracking of homeless sex offenders
WKRC-TV
"We're very concerned that part of our homeless population is comprised of predators and offenders," Sheriff William Snyder said. "I have no control over that. No law enforcement has control over that, because the law does not say they have to have a home."
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West Palm Beach ceremony commemorates officers lost in line of duty
Palm Beach Post
Police officers and sheriff’s deputies from motorcycle units from a number of area municipalities, stand at attention during the conclusion of a Fallen Officers Memorial May 7, in West Palm Beach.
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Sunday Profile: When Sarasota County called, he answered
Herald Tribune
SCSO media relations specialist Kaitlyn Johnston says Platt "doesn't give himself enough credit," then turns to him and adds, "You've worked hard, you've stayed true to yourself and true to the job."
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Jacksonville ministers look to suppress gang violence by changing youth at early age
Times-Union
Guns has devised a new program — along with Sheriff John Rutherford and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office — called Operation Prevention, Intervention, Enforcement where roughly 100 kids from 10 to 15 years old will be mentored by ministers and patrol officers.
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Advocates on law enforcement spousal survivor benefits bill: 'We'll be back next year'
WFSU-FM
"It’s about taking care of the families, who have been the victims of death in a felonious way," said Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings. "We certainly will be back supporting the spouses and others that have lost loved ones with new legislation next year."
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Law enforcement gets lesson in defusing a crisis
The Gainesville Sun
Alachua County Sheriff's Capt. John Redmond told the graduating class he was skeptical that concepts of the CIT would be effective. "But then I started to read the reports," Redmond told the class. "Put it to good use and it will benefit you all and benefit us."
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Sheriff, area leaders 'Walk A Mile In Her Shoes' for domestic violence
Space Coast Daily
Last week, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey was joined by a number of male members of our community, business leaders, chiefs of police and elected officials who took part in the “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” event, created to bring awareness to the devastating impact Domestic Violence has on a community and it’s victims.
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Sheriff: Scammers getting more aggressive in Manatee
Patch
"The person said if they didn't pay the money, they would be arrested," an email from the sheriff to media stated. "A follow-up call came in a few minutes later saying it was the Manatee Sheriff's Office and a deputy was on the way to make an arrest."
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Struggling swimmer rescued from surf
WBBH-TV
Florida sheriff's deputies in a helicopter worked with firefighters on jet skis to rescue a swimmer who was caught in the surf about 150 feet from shore.
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