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.
How do Seminole County deputies handle troublemakers in school? Juvenile intervention officers
Every week, John Girard and his fellow intervention officers (who are civilians, not deputies) meet with six Markham Woods students that the school identified as high-risk for dropping out or getting kicked out.
Detective: UCF voyeur arrested after recording women in bathroom would ‘still be doing it’ at colleges across the country
Detectives at colleges across the country are building their cases against a 24-year-old accused of recording women in bathrooms stalls at several different schools, thanks to the University of Central Florida Police Department.
As first responder suicides rise, Florida task force calls for changes in training, help availability
The number of first responders committing suicide continues to rise, according to leaders of the first comprehensive statewide task force representing firefighters, EMS, law enforcement, corrections, training and behavioral health services across Florida.
Police chief, sheriff discuss changes after Trayvon Martin and George Floyd cases
In the decade since Trayvon Martin was killed in Sanford, and especially in the last couple of years since George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, policing has rapidly evolved — perhaps the most ever in a short amount of time.