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Amendment 2 opponents: — 'Don't Let Florida Go To Pot'
WFOR-TV
Opponents of a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana launched the "Don't Let Florida Go to Pot" campaign, warning that passing the measure would lead to widespread abuse. "It's a wolf in sheep's clothing," said Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, president of the Florida Sheriffs Association. "It's wrought with loopholes. It's very cleverly written so that there can be use and abuse."
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FHP launches awareness campaign after trooper's death
Tamarac Talk
As Florida mourns the loss of Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Chelsea Richard, who lost her life in May in a deadly traffic crash on Interstate 75, the Florida State Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, the Florida Highway Patrol, the Florida Police Chiefs Association, the Florida Police Benevolent Association and the Florida Sheriff's Association are designating June 2014 as "Move Over – Slow Down – Save a Life" month.
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A Palm Beach County deputy saves 3 children from burning home
The Palm Beach Post via Officer.com
A Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputy jumped into a burning home in Lantana, rescuing three children from the flames overnight. "The guy's a hero. He saved the kids' lives. He did a tremendous job," said Palm Beach County Fire Rescue spokesman Capt. Albert Borroto.
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Dozens arrested in Sarasota following Operation Impact
WWSB-TV
Using the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office's Intelligence to Action (I2A) model of intelligence led policing, the operation included a "place-based" strategy to eliminate street crimes, as well as highway interdiction efforts, DUI and traffic enforcement. The operation also addressed crime and noise complaints by residents and business owners and reinforced community partnerships built through ongoing initiatives.
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How to travel safely during summer vacations
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Summer vacations are meant to be fun, relaxing and fulfilling. A key to having an enjoyable vacation is to thoroughly prepare for a comfortable and safe travel. Whether you are going away for only a couple of days or a few months, you should prepare in advance and consider all traveling conditions to ensure a safe trip.
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After 25 years, has a Florida sheriff's office solved one of the state's biggest mysteries — What happened to Tiffany Sessions?
CBS News
After 25 years, has the Alachua County Sheriff's Office solved one of Florida's biggest mysteries – what happened to Tiffany Sessions? Tracy Smith and 48 HOURS investigate the disappearance of the college student and the search for Sessions in 48 HOURS: "The Lost Daughter," aired June 2. It is a case that generated one of the largest searches in the history of Florida, driven in part by the missing woman’s father, Pat Sessions, a marketing executive, who called on such folks as football great Dan Marino and politician Jeb Bush to get the word out about his daughter.
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Cops say Florida man was high on pot when he threw baby across room fracturing child's skull, ribs
The Republic
Polk County Sheriff's officials say 24-year-old Christopher Finlayson admitted he was smoking marijuana and had been awake all night when he became enraged and threw an 11-month old baby across the room.
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National Sheriff's Association Annual Conference and Exhibition
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The 2014 National Sheriff’s Association Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held June 20 - 25, in Fort Worth, Texas. There are over 60 Seminars and Workshops covering all aspects of the duties and responsibilities for sheriffs' offices, including, but not limited to Law Enforcement, Jail Operations, Service of Process, Transportation of Prisoners, and Court & Judicial Security.
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Sheriff Ivey to hold Father's Day shooting contest
Florida Today
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey is holding a Father's Day shooting contest — teams of up to four people can compete against Ivey at 9 a.m. on June 14.
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Amendment 2 opponents: 'Don't Let Florida Go To Pot'
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Opponents of a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana launched the "Don't Let Florida Go to Pot" campaign, warning that passing the measure would lead to widespread abuse.

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Police officer does something really great for young boy
Opposing Views
"I believe children deserve presents on their birthday," Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer Derek Pratico told First Coast News. "That's just the way I was raised."

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BCSO to provide inmate labor for animal shelter support
SpaceCoastDaily.com
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey is proud to announce that the Sheriff’s Office will be enhancing current inmate labor services to support the health and welfare of animal shelter dogs.

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Stuck in traffic? Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office has an app for that
Sun Sentinel via WPEC-TV
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office wants motorists to keep their eyes on the road rather than on their smartphones.
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Miami police plan to use hundreds of high-tech cameras to fight crime
SecurityInfoWatch
It's not quite Big Brother, but in the next few months Miami police expect to have technology in place to zoom in, identify and follow people enjoying events on Biscayne Boulevard, eating dinner outside in Brickell or just doing their thing in Overtown, Little Haiti and Model City.
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