Story Written by: Cathy Womble is a staff writer for the Lake Okeechobee News.
Florida Forest Ranger Robert Smith was born in Arcadia but says because his family was in the ministry, he was fortunate to be able to travel and explore most of Florida and Georgia during his childhood. In 2009, his family settled in Okeechobee, and…Continue
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Dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies face the same risks as their human handlers. There are an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States and the number of shooting incidents, violent crimes and terrorist attacks continues to rise.
It’s clear why K9s are frequently used by law enforcement…Continue
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The Miami HEAT is extending an exclusive ticket offer to South Florida First Responders, featuring specially priced tickets to several upcoming Miami HEAT basketball games at the AmericanAirlines Arena this season.
Plus every ticket purchased through this exclusive offer…Continue
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13-Sep-2018 - MISSOULA, MT — Firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency medical service professionals and other emergency personnel are being recognized today by the U.S. Postal Service at a special…Continue
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Good Morning All;
Well, it's been a while since I have been on here and I have been busy with classes and meetings with my local Emergency Management Team as I am a member. Busy with our annual Canal Fest which is a big party sorta, it's like a State Fair but without the animals, it's all about to cities coming together each year that has been going on for I believe 25 yrs. It's a good time and maybe some bad times as several gangs coming sometime but other than a few…Continue
Criminals will do just about anything to get your money! These fraudsters like to hide behind fake names and titles. They are great at making you believe they work in law enforcement or for the government by pretending to be court officers. They will call and accuse you by saying, “You failed to report for Jury…Continue
Nothing can prepare you for some of the challenges that life sends your way. How you respond will change your entire life. I have always been careful with distance, using it as a barrier to prevent some from getting too close and threatening my security. Now, I understand that as soon as the trial begins I need to lean in! It is crucial to get closer to the challenge, you must not shy away from that fight. The only preparation you have is the knowledge that no matter what happens, this…Continue
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Two men who caused the death of a New York City fire chief in an explosion at an illegal indoor marijuana-growing operation have been sentenced…Continue
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13-Aug-2018 - DALLAS – In a joint effort to honor the service and sacrifice of America’s First Responders, the annual college football bowl game played at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas has been renamed the SERVPRO First Responder Bowl.
Kickoff for the newly…Continue
First responders in Foxborough, Massachusetts, will soon be first in the state to carry a new device that has the potential to save…Continue
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When students in the Stuttgart School District head back to class for the 2018-2019 school year, they will have a new layer of protection in the event of an active shooter or…Continue
Actually, guys are attracted to nurses. They are smart, naughty, and tough. Almost everyone wants to talk with a nurse and have some kind of connection with a nurse. Nurses naturally give…Continue
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A battery technician with the Idaho Power Company was on lunch break when he noticed smoke coming from beneath the center console of his truck. The culprit, he was surprised to learn, was a bottle of water. "I looked over and noticed light was being refracted through a water bottle and starting to catch the seat…Continue
Robert "Robbo" Pisani is a Captain in the North Hudson Fire Department and member of North Hudson Fire Officers IAFF Local 3951. His coworkers and friends describe him as the type of person that would drop whatever he's doing to help a friend in need.…Continue
On Friday, June 22, 2018, about 1:30 pm, an ACSO Sergeant and Detective assigned to the Alameda County Narcotics Task Force were exposed to a lethal dose of fentanyl while conducting a drug investigation in a motel room.
Our preliminary review of this incident suggests when the detectives entered the room,…Continue
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