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Martin County sheriff's surprise sex offender sweep, 'Operation Safe Community'
WPTV-TV
In the matter of hours, Martin County Sheriff William Snyder knew exactly where almost all of the 166 sex offenders in his county were living. Snyder wanted to surprise the areas offenders to keep them on their toes. "Our goal isn't so much a 'gotcha,'" he said. The goal is to keep the community safe.
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Pinellas Sheriff's holiday fundraiser 'Ride and Run With The Stars' celebrating 20th anniversary
WTSP-TV
The "Ride" offers cycling, running and walking events at Fort DeSoto Park. There is also a silent auction, a climbing wall, food, more giveaways, Christmas crafts for the kids and a sheriff's office displays — as well as and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus who arrive by Sheriff's helicopter.
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'Sesame Street' helps kids cope
FSA
"The hardest part is not being there to help with things," an inmate said. He has a 12-year-old daughter in Columbus, Ohio, but he has four children — ages 3 to 8 — living in Port Charlotte. He said his local kids visit him a couple of times a week. "They ask every time why I’m not home for the holidays," he said. To help the little ones better understand his situation, Dalton has taken advantage of a resource made available to him thanks to a partnership between the Florida Sheriffs Association and "Sesame Street," which the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has agreed to promote.
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Hwo to protect yourself while holiday shopping
FSA
To protect yourself from becoming a victim during the holiday shopping season, stay alert and aware of what is going on around you at all times. In addition, shop during daylight hours whenever possible, and if you must shop at night, go with a friend or family member.
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Lee County Sheriff: Knockout game attacks happening in SWFL
WINK-TV
Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott says the vicious and random attacks known as the "knockout game," which is spreading across the nation may be showing up in various forms right here in our area.
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LCSO youth pistol team on their mark
Tallahassee Democrat
The team of area high school and college students from Leon and Jefferson counties has been scorching their shooting competition so far this year, picking up first place trophies in regional shooting competitions from St. Lucie County to Kentucky.
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Tampa deputy honored for saving man as sinkhole swallows home
examiner.com
As the residual flooring of the house splintered and slid into the ever-widening gaping sinkhole, Hillsborough County Deputy Sheriff Douglas Duvall vacated the home and took matters into his own hands.
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Smartphone apps help crime-fighting efforts in Florida
Miami Herald
With a couple of taps and swipes, citizens can submit tips anonymously to law enforcement and learn about unsolved crimes and "most wanted" criminals on their iOS or Android devices.
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US Sheriffs getting armored vehicles left over from Iraq
The Associated Press via Fox News
At the height of the war in Iraq, the 18-ton armored vehicles were worth $500,000. Now the U.S. Department of Defense is giving these military fighting vehicles to law enforcement agencies throughout the country, under a national military surplus program.

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Florida marijuana amendment proposal flawed, bad impacts
Bradenton Herald
The Manatee County Substance Abuse Coalition agrees with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi that the political committee People United for Medical Marijuana's proposed initiative petition being spearheaded by attorney John Morgan to amend the Florida Constitution is seriously flawed and would have a profoundly negative impact on the state of Florida.

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Medical marijuana push is a sham
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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Can there be fewer than 100 line-of-duty deaths this year?
Law Officer Magazine
Two years ago, the Below 100 campaign rolled out with what some thought was an unreachable goal: suffering fewer than 100 line-of-duty deaths in a single year. Now the Below 100 goal is no longer a matter of "if," but "when" — and it's possible that it will be achieved this year.
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FBI podcast: Hate crimes, by the numbers
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI statistics show the number of simple assaults is higher than intimidation offenses when it comes to hate crimes against people. Simple assaults accounted for 39.6 percent, while intimidation accounted for 37.5 percent.
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