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How to prevent a carjacking
FSA
During summer months in Florida, many motorists often drive with their windows down to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. This can leave you vulnerable to becoming a victim of a carjacking. This crime has become common across the nation with the Department of Justice reporting nearly 49,000 incidents a year. This crime is categorized as the completed or attempted robbery of a motor vehicle by a stranger to a victim. Check out these tips to keep you safe.
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Mike Fasano honored by Florida Sheriffs Association
Sunshine State News
"I have long advocated on behalf of Florida's law enforcement community,” Rep. Mike Fasano said in a statement, after being named 2013 Legislative Champion. "I am humbled that the Florida Sheriffs Association has honored me with this cherished award. I look forward to continuing to work with the sheriffs to make certain that our community and our state are as safe as possible."
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41 child sex crime suspects arrested by Florida sheriff's office
The Huffington Post
Forty men and one woman face a slew of charges following a major Florida operation targeting people who use the Internet to arrange sexual encounters with children. Some of the suspects, who range in age from 18 to 65, traveled from as far as Wisconsin and Alabama to meet minors for expected sexual encounters.
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  Portable LED Displays

In the event of an emergency, even when the power lines are down, portable LED displays are a great way to get the word out. Sheriff's Offices in Texas are now using LED displays to advertise Sheriff's Auction items, display Most Wanted Posters, promote upcoming events, and for presenting valuable public service messages.
 


Crisis management: Boston shows benefits, challenges of social media
By Liz Murphy
It's becoming more apparent that Twitter and other new media channels such as Facebook are no longer just for personal users sharing what they're eating for dinner or their relationship status. With millions of users utilizing social media across multiple platforms including smartphones, tablets and personal computers, it's a powerful communications tool for law enforcement, when leveraged correctly. The chatter, however, can be overwhelming — sometimes even hindering law enforcement investigations with the sheer volume of information and factual inaccuracy.
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Citizens Law Enforcement Academy graduation
WTSP-TV
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has graduated another 25 people from the 39th class of the Citizens Law Enforcement Academy. CLEA is held one night a week for 10 weeks and gives citizens an inside look at operations. The course includes a tour of the jail and courthouse, and activities such as a ride-along with patrol, conducting felony traffic stops and firearms training. There are also sessions in law enforcement procedures, criminal investigations, K-9, SWAT and forensics, each taught by a subject matter expert.
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Volunteer honored by Brevard sheriff's staff just short of 90th birthday
Florida Today
The staff and deputies of the Brevard County sheriff's south precinct office surprised one of their volunteers, Vince Wilson, with cake and ice cream. Wilson, who is about to turn 90, thought he'd been called in for a meeting. He's been a Citizen Observer Patrol volunteer in the Grant-Valkaria area for more than five years.
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Charlotte County displays new patrol cars
WZVN-TV
The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has some new patrol cars out hitting the streets. The cars display a whole new look and features. The new 2013 Ford Police Interceptor vehicles are a specially designed "police package." They feature a special suspension system not normally found of "civilian" cars.
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32 arrested in meth operation in St. Johns
The Florida Times-Union
Investigators, who still have warrants for 11 others, used pharmacy logs to track purchases of ingredients used to make the drug. In a two-day sweep, St. Johns County Sheriff's Office detectives were assisted with the arrests by city police departments and sheriff's offices in Clay and Flagler counties.
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Crisis management: Boston shows benefits, challenges of social media
By Liz Murphy
Social media powerful communications tool for law enforcement, when leveraged correctly. The chatter, however, can be overwhelming — even hindering law enforcement investigations with the sheer volume of information and factual inaccuracy.

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Trusting the crosswalk button in your department
By Capt. Jeffrey Williams
Why is so much apparent anger directed toward the crosswalk button? The button will work by just pushing it once, but after repeated battering, it eventually will not work and will need to be repaired or replaced.

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Report: FSA advocates for law enforcement at Capitol
FSA
One of the Florida Sheriffs Association's primary roles and responsibilities is to support and monitor legislation that ensures public safety in Florida. During the 2013 Legislative session, FSA's legislative team actively worked with lawmakers.

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New law targets slower Florida drivers
WPTV-TV
A new law is forcing Florida drivers to move over if they are driving too slow. Those who do not move out of the way could pay a price. The Florida Highway Patrol says that speeders are one of their biggest concerns on the roads, but the new measure would mean law enforcement would have to focus more attention on those going well below the speed limit.
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