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Former Wilton Manors police chief, Broward Sheriff's captain dies at 56
Sun-Sentinel
To his fellow law enforcement officers, he was a stand-up guy and a good leader. To his friends, he was a visionary, "a quiet archangel" with a passion for helping people. Former Wilton Manors Chief of Police Rick Wierzbicki after battling cancer for 21/2 years. The 56-year-old passed away at home in the company of his wife, Mindy, and their pets. "The stuff that he did in a 24-hour period certainly amazed people," said Rick LaCerra, who met Wierzbicki 25 years ago while LaCerra was working for the Oakland Park Police Department. "There are just so many things that he did and he put his soul into. He was definitely driven. A lot of people looked up to him. He affected a lot of people."
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South Florida Drug trafficking operation broken up
The News-Press
A decades-long South Florida drug trafficking operation was broken up as Collier County sheriff's seized drugs and cash. "It was a great day for South Florida," Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk said.
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Sheriff, schools, partner to reduce teen driver accidents
The Space Coast Daily
The Brevard County Sheriff's Office has partnered with Brevard County Public Schools to facilitate a new "Teen Driving Simulation" Trailer in an effort to further reduce teen driver accidents.
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Overall crime drops in the 1st half of 2014
WCTV-TV
"The results of the 2014 Semi-Annual Uniform Crime Report, which speak to the first half of this year, is testimony to the inter-agency cooperation and dedication of each and every sheriff, deputy, and law enforcement officer in the state," said Florida Sheriffs Association President St Johns County Sheriff David Shoar. "The Sheriffs of Florida will continue to aggressively fight crime, educate citizens and find innovative ways to serve our communities."
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Brevard team shines in 32nd Annual SWAT Round-Up
The Space Coast Daily
"I could not be more proud of our team's effort as the represented our agency and community with skill and professionalism," said Sheriff Wayne Ivey.
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Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with area companies in a turkey drive
WPEC-TV
The project isn't easy but Sheriff Bradshaw says it's worth the time and effort, as deputies get to deliver turkeys in areas they patrol on a daily basis. "It's not all about the bad guys all the time…there’s a lot of really good people out here that really need our help and we’re certainly willing to do this."
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Vets easily transition into Hillsborough law enforcement jobs
The Tampa Tribune
"It was a lot easier transitioning from the military to the sheriff's office than it was from the military to a civilian job. With a civilian job you have to learn a whole new way of talking to people and people talking to you," said Craig LaCounte, 48.
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Orange County Sheriff's Office: Gangs in Orlando 'hiding in plain sight'
WESH-TV
"We have one of the largest gang units in the state and we're able to put a lot of bodies on it when something pops up. We go into churches, we go into schools and we offer this gang resistance education," said Orange County Sheriff Lt. Carlos Espinosa.
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Field of Dreams breaks ground on special needs sports park
The Space Coast Daily
Brevard County Field of Dreams, Inc. is a county-wide, volunteer-driven organization that is committed to creating enjoyment, a heightened sense of worth and inclusion for those with special needs, through sports programs. "Brevard County Field of Dreams" will be a partial recipient of the Jailbreak Brevard Adventure Race over the next five years," says Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey.
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