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New poll confirms the worst for medical marijuana
Amendment 2

Sunshine State News
"With only eight days remaining until the election, a powerful 8 percent of undecided voters might hold the key to whether this ballot initiative passes or fails to receive the mandatory 60 percent support needed to make a change to the state of Florida’s Constitution," Gravis Marketing noted.
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Martin County leaders take precautions over medical marijuana vote
WPBF-TV
"It would make it impossible for us, with the loopholes that are written into the amendment, it will make it impossible for us to have a meaningful enforcement strategy," said Martin County Sheriff William Snyder.
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How to be safe on Halloween during trick-or-treating activities
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Brevard County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Initiatives receive statewide awards
Brevard County Sheriff's Office
"I am truly honored our agency was recognized by receiving this award. Our Community Services Team has done an exceptional job in building partnerships and delivering our Crime Prevention message to our community," said Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey.
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FSA Specialty License Plate
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You can now show your support for your Sheriff's Office and help fund continuing education for Sheriffs' Office members by purchasing an FSA specialty license plate.

Of the $30 voucher fee, $25 will be used to develop and provide important training for members of your local Sheriff’s Office as well as deputies across the state. Additional fees may apply.

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Operation Dead End deals 'significant blow' to Jacksonville gang
The Florida Times-Union
"Folks it is no secret that much of the crime on our streets today is fueled by gang activity — gangs whose main enterprise is drug dealing and in this case also residential burglaries," said Sheriff John Rutherford.
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Brevard County Sheriff Corrections K9 'Buck' dies peacefully
The Space Coast Daily
During the course of his career Buck was nominated for "Tracking Dog of the Year" during Florida's Missing Children Week and responded to almost 100 calls for service to assist in various types of cases including robberies, missing children, endangered adults, murders and fleeing suspects.
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BCSO Enforcers: Central Florida Humanitarians
The Space Coast Daily
The members of the Brevard County Sheriff's Office basketball team chase a ball down the court with the same fervor they hunt down the bad guys across town.
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69 dogs rescued, 2 arrested in alleged Polk County dog-fighting probe
WFLA-TV
Polk county deputies also say they found an area where a dog fighting ring had been set up and removed. Bloody pieces of carpet were also found at the location.
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