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Almost Every Sheriff in Florida Backs Ron DeSantis for Reelection

Most sheriffs in Florida--59 of the 67 across the state--announced on Monday they were backing Gov. Ron DeSantis in his reelection campaign. “Florida’s sheriffs are on the front lines protecting our communities, and it is...

Ron DeSantis, Ashley Moody Try to Recruit Police Officers Through Be a Florida Hero...

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody helped launch “Be a Florida Hero,” an initiative “to encourage job seekers from across the country to pursue law enforcement careers in Florida. At...

Ashley Moody Wants Convenience Stores to Help Stop Crime

Last week, state Attorney General Ashley Moody announced she is enlisting convenience store owners from across Florida to help law enforcement solve crime. At a news conference in Tampa on Thursday,...
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Vern Buchanan Calls on House Leadership to Do More Against Fentanyl

Authorities have already intercepted 4,241 pounds of the deadly drug this calendar year – a 365 percent increase over the same period in 2020. Furthermore, fentanyl seizures have been increasing since 2018.

Florida Sheriffs: Enforcing Mandatory Face Masks Isn’t a Top Priority

Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister told county commissioners that he was not in favor of the county’s mandate requiring citizens to wear face masks, saying it would place a burden on the police.

Ross Spano Gets More Support for HOPE for Victims of Human Trafficking Act

A bill from the Florida delegation to help the victims of human trafficking is picking up support. Back in November, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., with the support of U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., brought...

Ross Spano Rounds Up More Support for Proposal Helping Human Trafficking Victims

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.”

Adam Putnam Reels in the Support of 45 Sheriffs Across Florida

Facing a serious primary challenge from U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., Putnam highlighted his support from 45 of the sheriffs that lead law enforcement in Florida’s 67 counties. 
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