The Sheriffs of Florida stand with Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi today as we condemn the unconscionable decision by State Attorney Aramis Ayala to not seek the death penalty in the prosecution of Markeith Loyd. By refusing to pursue the death penalty in this horrific case, State Attorney Ayala missed an opportunity to ensure that justice was served for the Clayton and Dixon families. Read More
The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) is pleased to announce that Charlotte County Corrections Deputy First Class Bobby Beverly has been selected as the 2017 Corrections Officer of the Year. The award, presented each year at the FSA Winter Conference by FSA and Star & Shield Insurance, is given to one corrections officer who has demonstrated outstanding service in the line of duty. Read More
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel discusses the joint efforts of the sheriff’s office and other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies when responding to a mass shooting that took place at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in January. Sheriff Israel also shares his priorities for Broward County including reducing violent crimes and reducing the number of minors put in jail.
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