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Florida cop buys kids pool after sprinkler stolen
A small gesture by a Polk County, Florida sheriff's sergeant is changing a couple's view on law enforcement, while giving non-stop smiles to their children.
AG Bondi, human trafficking council identify areas that still need work
"Thirty percent of trafficking cases in both Tampa and Miami involved girls with intellectual disabilities," said Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. "While the average age of the victim was 14, the cognitive age equivalent was eight to ten-years-old. These victims primarily describe their traffickers as boyfriends because they don’t know any better."
How to have a safe Independence Day
Florida Sheriffs Association
Every 4th of July friends and families across the nation celebrate this holiday with an outlet of all sorts of fun ranging from food, fireworks, sun, water, and more. With such a large variety of ways to celebrate, also comes a greater amount of precautions necessary to ensure a safe holiday.
American sheriffs meet presidential hopefuls
The Washington Times
"For the first time ever, the presidential candidates, both Democrats and Republicans, will be able to speak directly to the elected sheriffs and other law enforcement officials of the nation. Sheriffs from across the country — from California to Maine — will be together in one place," says Jonathan Thompson, executive director and CEO of the organization, founded in 1940.
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Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri offers free gun locks in Florida
"People are dying from the negligent storage. Negligent use of guns is something that can be prevented by using child safety locks and practicing responsible gun ownership," Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said.
'Operation Summer Heat' makes 42 sex offender non-compliance arrests
"The sex offender registration system is a critical tool in monitoring sex offenders and ensuring they are compliant with the terms of their release," said Sheriff David Shoar, president of the Florida Sheriffs Association. "Florida Sheriffs and deputies worked diligently during Operation Summer Heat to find and arrest offenders who sought to evade authorities. We are sending a very clear message: if you cannot follow sex offender registration laws, you will go to jail."
Join the fight against crime ... become a member of the FSA!
The Sheriffs of Florida invite you to join them in the fight against crime by becoming a member of the Florida Sheriffs Association. Founded in 1893, the Florida Sheriffs Association is one of the largest and most successful state law enforcement associations in the nation. With your help, FSA supports the needs of law enforcement communities across the state. If you are already an FSA member, please share with family and friends the value of becoming a new member today! Click here to find out more about the benefits of becoming a member of the FSA!
Anonymous donation to Broward Sheriff's Office funds children's water-safety lessons
"Child drownings are 100 percent preventable," Sheriff Scott Israel said. "There is no reason any family should have to endure the tragedy of a drowning or near-drowning again in Broward County. I am so honored to help facilitate these potentially lifesaving lessons with Broward County's SWIM Central, and we are all thankful to the anonymous donor who made it possible."
ECSO holds quarterly awards
Pensacola News Journal
The Escambia County Sheriff's Office recognized its top officers in a recent ceremony. Deputy 1st Class Kenneth Bull was honored as Law Enforcement Officer of the Quarter for saving the life of a citizen who was attempting suicide.
CCSO holds health, safety fair
The sheriffs office says the event is important to get to know the community better and a good way to teach children how to be safe. "It's a health and safety fair for the community ... What we're trying to promote is healthy activities and kids making better choices," said Lt. Sean Arthur of CCSO.
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