Wake Up Call
Florida's law enforcement has been hit hard with tragedy this year. In the past five days, two Miami-Dade officers were shot and killed while serving an arrest warrant and Monday morning, two St. Pete officers lost their lives while also serving a warrant. While serving these warrants is an everyday occurrence for those who wear a badge it's the unfortunate cases, that shed light on reality.
Alachua County Sheriff's Deputies average twenty arrest warrants a day. After the recent events, deputies say its a wake up to what could happen to any of them at any time. They are highly trained for any scenario, but there are some things you can never be prepared for.
According to the officer down memorial page, which recognizes fallen law enforcement, fourteen officers have been killed this year nationwide, five of those were in Florida.
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