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CDC report lauds Florida for crackdown on 'pill mills'
Tampa Bay Times
Dr. Steven Rosenberg, a West Palm Beach dermatologist and member of the Florida Board of Medicine said, "Finally the Legislature has given us the opportunity to develop rules to basically get rid of the drug dealers who just happen to have an 'M.D.' after their name."
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Police in medical marijuana states being sued by people wanting their pot back
The Associated Press via The New York Post
From Colorado and Washington state to California and Hawaii, police are being sued by people who want their marijuana back after prosecutors chose not to charge them or they were acquitted. In some cases, the one-time suspects are asking for hundreds of thousands of dollars to replace dead plants.
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Deputy's daughter wins scholarship from Florida Sheriffs Association
Florida Today
Sierra Purden, the daughter of Brevard County Sheriff's Office Commander Greg Purden, recently won a $1,000 scholarship through the Florida Sheriffs Association.
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Marion County sheriff hopes electronic kiosks help fight crime
WFTV-TV
Marion County Sheriff Chris Blair said, "I'll give you an example. If we have a bank robbery in the city of Ocala, Chief Graham's people gives it to our people. Within a short period of time, we'd have it on the kiosks throughout the community."
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Auction of Port St. Lucie estate to advantage Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches
Florida News
One-half of the proceeds of the sale will go to the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches.
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New road rules protect city crews: Florida's Move Over Law expands to include utility vehicles
City of Tallahassee
Jennifer Hill, the City of Tallahassee's Safety Administrator said, "We gladly welcome the expansion of Florida's Move Over law."
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CDC report lauds Florida for crackdown on 'pill mills'
Tampa Bay Times
A federal report says Florida became the first state to make a significant dent in prescription drug overdose deaths when it cracked down on pill mills and shady doctors four years ago.

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Technology and the bystander effect: A crippling combination
By Christina Nava
Many people don't understand where to draw the line when it comes to using technology. They will remain glued to it, even at the expense of another person’s safety.

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Sheriff Scott Israel: Helping our children navigate from childhood to adulthood
Coral Springs Talk
Our success must be measured by the number of children we keep in school and out of jail. The civil citation and P.R.O.M.I.S.E. programs are dedicated to the future of our youth.

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Reserve Deputy of the Year Award
NSA
NSA is pleased to announce that Reserve Officer Bill Coyle, with the Jacksonville, Florida Sheriff's Office, has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Reserve Deputy Sheriff of the Year.
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2014 Explorer Post Advisor of the Year
National Sheriffs' Association
NSA is pleased to announce that Deputy James Butterfield of the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office in Largo has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Law Enforcement Explorer Post Advisor Award.
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Sheriff of quiet Florida town acquires military-style tank to protect officers' 'safety'
New Times Broward Palm Beach
Walton County Sheriff Mike Adkinson says it's needed to protect the safety of his officers.
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Brevard Sheriff's basketball team takes silver in national event
Florida Today
The Enforcers won their first five games beating LAPD's blue team to play in the gold medal game against LAPD's red team.
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