GS1-SL / GS2 Notice of Proposed Rule

A Notice of Proposed Rule was published yesterday, May 31, 2017, in the Florida Administrative Register regarding proposed updates to the General Records Schedule GS1-SL for State and Local Government Agencies and the General Records Schedule GS2 for Law Enforcement, Correctional Facilities and District Medical Examiners. Public comment is now being accepted on these updates.…

Office of Compassionate Use – Medical Marijuana Scams

Last week, it came to the department’s attention that there are businesses advertising free or reduced-cost access to medical marijuana and in some cases are asserting that they are the “Office of Compassionate Use” when soliciting credit card information. These advertisements have been seen in Jacksonville, Gainesville, and Tallahassee and are in no way related…

FPCA Statement on Punta Gorda Case

For Immediate Release March 21, 2017 Contact: Amy Mercer amercer@fpca.com / 850-219-3631 FPCA Statement on Punta Gorda Case Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida Police Chiefs Association today released the following statement from Executive Director Amy Mercer regarding the criminal charges filed in February against Punta Gorda Police Chief Tom Lewis: “The Florida Police Chiefs Association…

FPCA Applauds Governor, Legislature For Affirming Capital Punishment in Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2017 FPCA APPLAUDS GOVERNOR, LEGISLATURE FOR AFFIRMING CAPITAL PUNISHMENT IN FLORIDA Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida Police Chiefs Association today released a statement applauding Governor Scott and the Florida Legislature for their commitment to reintroducing the death penalty as a violent crime deterrent in Florida. Senators Randolph Bracy (D-Ocoee) and…

Florida Police Chiefs Urge State Attorney to Reconsider Death Penalty in Police Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2017 FLORIDA POLICE CHIEFS URGE STATE ATTORNEY TO RECONSIDER DEATH PENALTY IN POLICE SHOOTING Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida Police Chiefs Association is extremely grateful to Governor Scott and Attorney General Bondi for taking such a strong stance against the decision by State Attorney Aramis Ayala for the Ninth Judicial…

Florida’s Police Chiefs Meet in Orlando for Training, Professional Development

For Immediate Release January 9, 2017 Media Contact:  Sandi Poreda, APR 850.766.1906 / sandi@bulldogstrategygroup.com ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) today kicked off its Annual Mid-Winter Conference and Training Exposition in Orlando. The conference features training sessions with experts on making split second decisions, building an exemplary policy agency and communicating effectively…

Florida Police Chiefs Condemn Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2017 Contact: Sandi Poreda, APR sandi@bulldogstrategygroup.com / 850.766.1906   TALLAHASSEE, FL  — The Florida Police Chiefs Association today released the following statement from its president, Coconut Creek Chief of Police Butch Arenal, in the wake of the deadly shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport: “We are shocked, angered and saddened at…