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FSA President Addresses Tragic Ft. Lauderdale Shooting

January 06, 2017

Once again Florida has experienced a tragic shooting incident that has resulted in multiple deaths and injuries to innocent people. We applaud the quick response by the Broward County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement officials to stop the violence. I have been in contact with Governor Rick Scott and Sheriff Scott Israel and have pledged the support of the Florida sheriffs in the ongoing investigation.

2016 Florida Sheriffs Academy Prepares New Sheriffs

December 13, 2016

The Florida Sheriffs Association values integrity, fairness, commitment, and accountability which are the foundation for the 2016 Florida Sheriffs Academy. This specialized course guides newly-elected or newly-appointed Florida sheriffs in obtaining these values and provides an exceptionally informative and educational experience that is essential for the next generation of leaders.

FSA Operation Pill Drop Safely Disposes of Nearly 7,000 Pounds of Unused Medication

November 28, 2016

Prescription pills are the most commonly used and abused drugs among 12 and 13-year-olds. In an effort to proactively combat this danger, the Florida Sheriffs Association Task Force, chaired by Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell, conducted a program called "Operation Pill Drop."

Statement from Florida Sheriffs Association on Iowa Shooting and Recent Law Enforcement Deaths

November 02, 2016

The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) today released the following statement from FSA President and Orange County Sheriff Jerry L. Demings, in response to the deadly police shootings in Iowa and the loss of two Florida members of the law enforcement community

FSA and FPCA Joint Statement on Support of Law Enforcement

October 12, 2016

Recently, there have been several tragic, unnecessary shootings that resulted in the death of law enforcement officers in cities like Dallas and Baton Rouge. Law enforcement officers are the peacekeepers and protectors of our American homeland.

FSA Awards Scholarships to Students Studying LE and Criminal Justice

October 12, 2016

The Florida Sheriffs Association, following in its annual tradition, has awarded scholarships to hardworking students studying toward a career in law enforcement, corrections or another criminal justice field.

Deputy Nicholas Worthy, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Honored as 2016 FSA’s LEOY

July 13, 2016

The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) has announced that Deputy Nicholas Worthy of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has been selected as the 2016 “Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.”

FSA Statement Regarding the Marion County Sheriff’s Office

May 20, 2016

Late this afternoon we were made aware that Sheriff Chris Blair was arrested and charged in relation to an incident which is currently being investigated by the Grand Jury in Marion County, FL. It is also our understanding that Governor Rick Scott has appointed Emery Gainey, a veteran law enforcement officer, to serve as the interim sheriff until an election can be held.

Florida Sheriffs Association Awards Scholarship to Outstanding STEM Students

May 05, 2016

Each year, the Florida Sheriffs Association invests in the lives of exceptional students by awarding scholarships to some of the state’s hardest working and most talented individuals. Last year, the Florida Sheriffs Association received a generous donation of $20,000 from the Motorola Solutions Foundation to create a STEM scholarship for students pursuing a career in any STEM-related field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.)

Florida Sheriffs Association Honors Fallen Deputies at Ceremony

May 03, 2016

Today, the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) honored all of the deputies and officers who gave their lives in service of the law and to the state of Florida. At the ceremony, three names were added to the FSA Memorial Wall. FSA President Sheriff Sadie Darnell and Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley joined Sheriffs from across the state at the FSA Memorial Wall to celebrate the lives of the men and women who died while serving their communities.

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