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Medical marijuana push is a sham
Polk Couty Sheriff Grady Judd via The Ledger
If you thought the medical-marijuana initiative was intended to truly help those debilitated by serious diseases, think again. If that were the case, the authors of the amendment would not have included a truck-sized loophole in the definition of debilitating diseases qualifying a person to legally smoke pot.
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Sheriffs want say in predators legislation
The Jacksonville Daily Record
"What we are trying to get people to understand is that when these predators are convicted of crimes, it is often not for what they actually did, but something less severe," Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford said after the meeting hosted by Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, and House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel. "We have got to work together to so that sexual violent predators don't slip through the cracks," Rutherford said.
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Blog for Nov. 15, 2013: Graduation Day for the 1st Commander Academy
FSA
Sheriff Harrell Reid of Hamilton County was the guest speaker at the graduation ceremonies. Reid congratulated the class on their success. He then reminded them that the keys to success for a sheriff and his or her command staff lies in developing strong personal relationships with those in the communities they serve.
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How to make revenge porn a crime
Slate
"[S]exual relations are among the most private of private affairs, and a video recording of two individuals engaged in such relations represents the deepest possible intrusion into such affairs," the judge explained.
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Bruce Grant: Marijuana proposal doubles down on misery
Tallahassee Democrat
California's experience has been a disaster, with anybody claiming any kind of "pain" able to get all the pot they want.
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Gambling foes turn out for hearing
The News Herald
Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said he represented the Florida Sheriffs Association, which is against any increase in gaming. Morgan said gaming expansion increases tax revenue early on, but then problems set in.
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Manatee Sheriff Brad Steube applauds new texting law, good first step
Bradenton Herald
"But I think the new texting law is a great step forward, and maybe eventually the Florida Legislature will allow us to call it when we see it," Manatee Sheriff Brad Steube said.
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Okaloosa seeks to expand sheriff's headquarters
Northwest Florida Daily News
"It's a good thing for us and for the county," Sheriff Larry Ashley said. "It helps us consolidate our operations, and it's just more efficient."
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Cigarette trafficking: A big problem in a small package
By Liz Murphy
The circumvention of a state's cigarette excise tax may not seem like a criminal enterprise worthy of serious attention from law enforcement. But Corporal Detective Johnny Capocelli of Virginia's Chesterfield County Police Department strongly disagrees. "This isn't a tax issue. This is about the criminal activities associated with cigarette trafficking," Capocelli says.

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6 Florida sheriffs' offices receive COPS hiring grants
Florida Sheriffs Association
"The COPS Office is pleased to assist local law enforcement agencies throughout the country address their most critical public safety issues," said Joshua Ederheimer, acting director of the COPS Office.

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2014 National Missing Children's Day poster contest
Missing and Exploited Children's Program
The annual contest creates an opportunity for schools, law enforcement and other child advocates to discuss the issue of missing and/or exploited children with children, parents and guardians, and to promote child safety.

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LCSO shows off Explorer Post Pistol Team
WTXL-TV
"We're actually trained like actual deputies, though we can't carry that same title. But just knowing that we have the knowledge in case we ever have to use it in a scenario that may happen in everyday life," said Explorer Post member Jose Sanabrin, "It's just good to have that training."
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2 CCSO officers graduate from Commanders Academy Charter Class
Lake City Journal
Lt. Katina Dicks and Lt. Cedric May are the most recent Columbia County Sheriff's Office employees to graduate from the charter class of the Florida Sheriffs Institute Commanders Academy.
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