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FDLE Showcases K-9 Units in the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ Campaign

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) kicked off its “Dog Days of Summer” social media campaign this week and will run the promotion through Aug. 11. The agency’s Dog Days of Summer campaign will...

Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Into Law Creating Care for Retired Police Dogs Program

At an event in Bunnell at the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a proposal from state Sen. Bobby Powell, D-West Palm Beach, and state Rep. Sam Killebrew, Winter Haven, to create...

Florida State Rep. Wants Active Shooter Alert System Legislation After NYC Subway Shooting Rampage

State Rep. Daisy Morales, D-Orlando, announced she plans to reintroduce legislation to create an Active Shooter Alert System in Florida after the New York City subway shooting rampage. According to news reports, the subway shooting...

FDLE Showcases 2021 Accomplishments

With the end of the year here, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) showcased some of its members’ most significant 2021 accomplishments. FDLE Commissioner Rick Swearingen said, “Across our many program areas and amid...

Charlie Crist: Feds Sending $4.7 Million to Help Safety, Security in Florida

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, announced five grants from the U.S. Department of Justice which are coming to Florida. The grants total more than $4.7...

FDLE Calls on Floridians to Download Mobile App to Search Sex Offender Registry Before...

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) offered a reminder for citizens to download the FDLE Mobile App before Halloween to easily search Florida’s Sex Offender Registry. The “Search Sexual Offenders and Predators” button is...
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Ashley Moody, FDLE Shut Down Scams Trying to Steal Driver License Information

State Attorney General Ashley Moody and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) announced this week that they shut down three fraudulent websites attempting to steal driver license information. Last week, Moody released a Consumer...

Accreditation Team Welcomes Public Comment About FDLE

A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive October 27, 2021 to examine all aspects of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s (FDLE) policies and procedures, management,...

Tamarac City Manager Charged With Extortion

At the end of last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution charged Tamarac City Manager Michael Cernech “with conspiracy to commit racketeering for his role in attempting to extort $3.4...

FDLE: Crime is Down Across Florida for the 50th Straight Year

The report shows Florida’s total crime volume dropped 14.1 percent, or 76,523 fewer reported index crimes, compared to 2019.

Ashley Moody Showcases Senior Protection During National Elder Law and National Older Americans Month

“Our seniors deserve peace of mind and the ability to enjoy their retirement, free of worry that deceitful scammers will exploit them. Our office is dedicated to strengthening laws and bolstering efforts to protect seniors. As your attorney general, I will always work to protect those who call Florida home,” Moody said. 
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Ron DeSantis Rips Biden Administration’s Handling of Criminals Who Illegally Entered the U.S.

DeSantis “demanded that the Biden administration rescind its recent executive action allowing criminal aliens to go free,” insisting “these dangerous and reckless policies jeopardize the health, security and wellbeing of Florida communities.”
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