# Police force
Cleburne County Sheriff's Office Bolsters Police Force with New Additions
In a bid to enhance safety and security within Cleburne County schools, the Cleburne County Sheriff's Office has recently made significant additions to its police force. At the beginning of 2023, three school resource officers (SROs) and three Ford Explorers were introduced, serving as a proactive measure to protect students and maintain law and order. These additions, although costing a substantial amount, are aimed at providing much-needed support to the local community.
Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Climbs Burning Apartment Building To Heroically Rescue Baby
Footage has been shared online by the Orange County Sheriff's Office taken from a deputy's body-cam as he staged a heroic rescue from a burning building in the early hours of April 23. The officer in question - Deputy William Puzynski - is being hailed a hero after climbing two storeys up the burning building at the Isles at East Millenia complex near Orlando.
Florida To Offer Basic Pay of $50,000 and a $5,000 Relocation Bonus for Police Officers From Out of State
When Governor Ron DeSantis signs Florida's annual budget, it will include a provision of millions of dollars intended to bolster the strength of the state's police force. It reflects an ongoing commitment to reward police officers properly and to recognize them for the contribution they make in keeping residents safe.
St. Petersburg Police Officer Fired From Force for Repeatedly Using Taser on a Wheelchair-Bound Man During Arrest
Another Florida police officer has been held to account for using excessive aggression on a suspect, after their actions were caught on another officer's body-cam. This time, a St Petersburg officer, Matthew Cavinder has been found guilty of improperly using his Taser on a suspect during an arrest. He has been fired from the police force.