Thursday, April 2, 2020
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.
“Under current law, a violation is considered a misdemeanor, meaning law enforcement cannot obtain an arrest warrant for a suspect. This requires law enforcement to catch a violator in the act in order to arrest,” Stewart’s office noted.
“No one likes doing their taxes, but procrastination is the enemy when guarding against refund scams. File early and avoid giving your personal information out to those who would do you harm. Remember, the IRS will never call you and demand immediate payment. If you receive a call like this, just hang up,” Moody said.
There have been many twists and turns on how the murder of Nicole Montalvo will be prosecuted ever since Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson complained about the lack of prosecution in the case. Gibson went to Attorney General Ashley Moody asking her to remove Ayala from the case.
Crist announced the PSTA will be getting a $43,630 grant which will be used to “train PSTA employees to recognize the signs of human trafficking and assist law enforcement in catching abusers.”
Earlier this week, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and state Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees highlighted the role the Florida Department of Health has in battling human trafficking. Florida will play host to the National Football League’s (NFL) Super Bowl on Sunday in Miami Gardens.
Back in November, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., with the support of U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., brought out the “HOPE for Victims of Human Trafficking Act” which “institutes several provisions to protect human trafficking victims in the judicial process.”