Sunday, March 29, 2020
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the Leon County Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday the nation’s first fully automated Rapid DNA collection process has been launched at the Leon County Detention Facility.
Voice cloning technology enables users to make near-perfect reproductions of real people’s voices. There are several promising uses for this technology. However, according to the Federal Trade Commission, the technology can also be used by scammers to extort money, and the Wall Street Journal reported the technology was used last year to steal more than $200,000 from a U.K.-based energy firm.
“We know that when violators get away with this type of act, they often feel emboldened to continue,” said Stewart. “We want to give law enforcement the tools they need in order to stop this type of behavior in its tracks.”
The U.S. Census is conducted every 10 years to count every person living in U.S. states and territories. Participation is required by law. In the past, scammers have used the mandatory count to take advantage of unwitting Floridians and steal personal information.
A recent analysis examined the criminal history of the 10,917 inmates in FDC custody as of October 2019, who were convicted of a drug-related crime. These inmates accounted for a total of 394,019 prior criminal charges, or an average of 36 charges per inmate, prior to their current incarceration,” the groups added.
At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., announced his support for U.S. Rep. David Trone’s, D-Mary., “Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Act.”
At the end of last week, the Florida Highway Patrol made the Attorney General’s Office aware of a suspicious-looking page purporting to raise money for the family of a fallen FHP trooper. In less than an hour, the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division, working with GoFundMe.com, secured the suspension of the page and the more than $500 that had been raised is being returned to donors.
We at Florida Carry fully understand that frontline police officers and Sheriff’s deputies do their level best to apply the training and guidance they have received to the performance of their duties. However, too many times, their training has told them that anyone with a gun is a threat to be mitigated or neutralized.
The governor’s office noted around 30,000 inmates will rejoin society over the next year and insisted “providing an organized and streamlined transition from prison to community is essential for rehabilitation and integration.”
If the outrageous tax bills, repressive mandates, and rampant homelessness plaguing those states weren’t reason enough to leave, the liberal coasts have given us another reason to be happy to live under effective Republican leaders, both in the White House and the governor’s mansion in Tallahassee — public safety.