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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...

The Affordable Housing Crisis: Data Reveals Gap Between Salaries and Median Home Price for...

Many of Florida’s hometown heroes — first responders, law enforcement, educators, and health care workers — fall far short of being able to purchase a home in the communities where they work, according to...

Florida Sheriffs Association Releases Report on How Officers React to Violent Encounters

On Tuesday, the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) Research Institute released their latest report “Police Response to Resistance: How Florida’s Sheriffs React to Violent Encounters.” “Many Americans falsely believe that officers fire their weapons at least...

Florida Sheriffs Task Force Completes Operation Loose Wire, Targeting Loose Livestock and Illegal Dumping

This week, the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) Task Force released the results of Operation Loose Wire, an initiative focused on reducing the number of livestock that are at large, as well as cases of...

Florida Police Chiefs, Sheriffs Honor Fallen Officers in September

The Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) and the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) are again this year designating the month of September to honor the service and sacrifice of Florida law enforcement officers killed in...
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Florida Sheriffs Research Institute Unveils Report on Violent, Repeat Drug Offenders in State Prisons

On Tuesday, the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) Research Institute sent all members of the Florida Legislature their newest report “Repeat Drug-Offenders in Prison: Not Your Low-Level, Non-Violent Offender.”
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FSA Holds 2020 Florida Sheriffs Academy to Train Top Law Enforcement Leaders

The FSA held in-person and online courses for newly-elected Florida sheriffs giving them the chance to learn best practices and work with leaders from across the Sunshine State. 

Barney Bishop: Kamala Harris Flounders on the Debate Stage Despite Help from the Moderator

What kind of debate happens where one candidate is asked a question,‭ ‬answers it,‭ ‬but the other candidate does not get the same chance to share their answer and draw any needed contrasts‭? F‬rom the onset,‭ ‬this debate was perverted by the moderator to the detriment of both candidates.
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Florida Designates September as Law Enforcement Service and Sacrifice Month

The month is dedicated to remembering and honoring fallen officers and recognizing and supporting the service and sacrifice of those who serve to protect. The resolution was signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of the Florida Cabinet and presented to representatives of the Florida Sheriffs Association and Florida Police Chiefs Association at today’s Cabinet meeting.
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Ron DeSantis Backs Tougher Penalties on Criminals Targeting Law Enforcement, Rioters and Looters

“Our right to peacefully assemble is one of our most cherished as Americans, but throughout the country we’ve seen that right being taken advantage of by professional agitators, bent on sowing disorder and causing mayhem in our cities,” said DeSantis. “I will not allow this kind of violence to occur here in Florida. The legislation announced today will not only combat rioting and looting, but also protect the men and women in law enforcement that wake up every day to keep us safe. I look forward to working with the Florida Legislature next session to sign this proposal into law.”
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Law Enforcement Across Florida Honor Fallen Officers in September

The Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) and the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) announced on Tuesday that they are designating the month of September to honor the service and sacrifice of Florida law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2020, including those who have succumbed to COVID-19 while protecting our communities, and raise awareness of the specific ongoing threat to officers from the COVID-19 virus.
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Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz Takes Over as President of Florida Sheriffs Association

Schultz will preside over the association and work with the staff and board of directors to guide the efforts and direction of FSA and its 67 sheriffs.  
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