Remote counselors give Volusia deputies more options when responding to mental health calls
For the past 12 months, Volusia County Sheriff's deputies responding to sensitive calls dealing with people in mental health crises have had another option, besides taking someone to the hospital for their own safety under the Baker Act.
Florida lottery winners reclaim $7,400 previously diverted to DEO
The thrill of winning an instant lottery prize turned to unexpected disappointment for Mike Everett, Maria Sanchez and at least 13 other Florida Lottery winners who were told their prize was garnished by the Department of Economic Opportunity to cover unemployment overpayments.
AAPI liaisons with sheriff’s office bring comfort, support after racist tirade at Orlando restaurant
After a racist tirade against the owners of an Orlando Asian-American restaurant went viral a couple of weeks ago, the Central Florida community responded with a wave of support, including from a brand new squad at the Orange County Sheriff's Office created to give Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders a voice.