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Jeanette Nuñez, Florida Highway Patrol Hold Round Table to Highlight Efforts Against Human Trafficking

Last week, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) hosted a roundtable discussion with law enforcement leaders about efforts to combat human trafficking. At the roundtable, law enforcement officers and sheriffs...

Ashley Moody Announces Sentencing of Gang Member Trafficking a Young Girl

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced the sentencing of a known gang member convicted of trafficking a young girl. Moody’s Statewide Prosecutors secured a 13-year prison sentence for Michael Hill after the defendant...

Jeanette Nuñez, Florida Highway Patrol Highlight Human Trafficking and Drug Trafficking Prevention Efforts

This week, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and the Florida Highway Patrol hosted a roundtable discussion with local North Florida law enforcement about efforts to combat human trafficking and drug trafficking around the I-10, I-75...

Ashley Moody Warns of Fake Charity Scams Pretending to Help Florida Highway Patrol Trooper

On Tuesday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a Consumer Alert warning Floridians about charity scams attempting to exploit the heroic actions of Florida Highway Patrol Master Trooper Toni Schuck. On March 6, a drunk...

New Traffic Data Shows Florida Highway Patrol Pulling Over More Whites than Blacks

For years, police officers have been blamed for purposely pulling over more of those in the Black community than any other group when it comes to traffic stops. But a new traffic data analysis by...
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Ashley Moody Honors Auxiliary and Reserve Troopers Across Florida

Auxiliary and reserve troopers are volunteers who dedicate a minimum required number of hours per quarter or month—the number of hours vary from agency to agency. Most put in well above the minimum hours required, as there are many opportunities to participate in special details and enforcement activities.

Ron DeSantis: Florida Demonstrations Have Remained Largely Peaceful on Monday, Tuesday

“I appreciate all the hard work being done by our local officials, the Florida National Guard, the Florida Highway Patrol and our law enforcement to help ensure the safety of residents and visitors, as well as those who are engaging in peaceful First Amendment activity,” said DeSantis.

Ron DeSantis: Florida has Zero Tolerance for Violence, Rioting and Looting

On Monday, as riots and protests continue across the nation in response to George Floyd’s murder, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that he was calling up 700 members of the Florida National Guard soldiers and 1,300 Florida Highway Patrol troopers to support local law enforcement efforts.

Florida Law Enforcement Launches Operation Dry Streets to Crack Down on Impaired Driving

The operation targets those who drive impaired and otherwise jeopardize public safety by disobeying the traffic laws in Florida. This involves a three-day operation in all 67 Florida counties that includes identifying traffic violators and visible signs of impairment, enhancing overall safety, raising community awareness, and more.
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Florida Highway Patrol Intends to Be Active on Thanksgiving Week

“From November 25 to 29 all available FHP troopers, along with FHP reserve and auxiliary members, will be patrolling the roads to help ensure safe travel,” the FHP noted. 

Florida Plans to Crack Down on Speeding in Coming Week

On Monday, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) and its division of the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) teamed up to crack down on speeding.

Florida Highway Patrol Plans to Be Active as 2 Million Floridians Hit the Road...

With 2.3 million Floridians traveling for the Independence Day holiday with 2 million of them planning to hit the highways, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) plans to be busy in the days to come.