Gerald Bailey

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

FDLE Commissioner Bailey Abruptly Steps Down

After 8 years, Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey is stepping down.

12/16/2014

Guns for sale at Wal-Mart. (Photo by Newsmakers)

Florida Sees Surge In Holiday Gun Shopping

Florida gun dealers saw a sharp increase in sales as shoppers flooded stores the day after Thanksgiving.

12/10/2014

Allen Franks and Colin A. Smith (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Four Arrested In $1.2M Retirement Funds Scheme, Two At Large

Authorities arrested four people in connection to a $1.2 million retirement fund scheme which allegedly targeted senior citizens.

10/28/2014

Source: CBS4

Miami Radio Personality Accused Of Running Ponzi Scheme

A Miami radio personality was arrested for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme in South Florida.

07/17/2014

Credit: Thinkstock

Officials: Florida’s Crime Rate Dropped 4.7 Percent In 2013

Crime in Florida has dropped to its lowest rate in more than 40 years, officials announced Wednesday.

04/23/2014

(Courtesy: Escambia County Jail)

Florida Crime Lab Analyst Arrested On Drug Charges

Police arrested a Florida crime lab analyst accused of stealing and selling painkillers and other drugs that he was supposed to be testing as evidence in criminal cases, the state law enforcement agency said.

02/04/2014

FDLE website launches campus search. (Source: http://offender.fdle.state.fl.us/offender/homepage.do)

Florida Sex Offender Registry Unveils New Campus Search

There are more than 60,000 sex offenders and predators on the state’s Sex Offender Registry—and more than 600 have active registration involving college or high learning institutions.

10/09/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Florida’s Crime Rate Lowest In 42 Years

Crime rate is down in the Sunshine State, making 2012 the year with the lowest number of thefts, robberies and burglaries on record.

CBS4–05/16/2013

Sprice Marijuana Lead

AG Bondi Files Emergency Rule Outlawing 22 Synthetic Drugs

Bath salts, K-2 and Spice. Synthetic drugs have many names, but now they share one thing in common: they are illegal in Florida.

CBS4–12/12/2012

Pill Mill Crackdown

Gov. Scott: Florida No Longer Pill Mill Haven

With 213 pill mills shut down by Florida law enforcement agencies in the past year, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that law enforcement agencies are making huge inroads on stopping the folks who illegally sell prescription drugs.

03/14/2012

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