# Polk county
A Polk County Animal Shelter Is Desperately Searching for Foster Homes for Pit Bulls – It’s Running Out of Space!
A Polk County animal shelter - the Polk County Bully Project - is appealing for foster homes to take on some of their stock of pit bulls and related breeds, after reaching breaking point, it was reported on May 9.
A City in Polk County is Trialling a Driverless Shuttle To Help Boost Business Downtown - Would You Take a Ride?
The city of Winter Haven in Polk County is in the process of piloting the use of hi-tech driverless shuttles to ferry passengers around its downtown area. The autonomous vehicles started live trials on March 31 and if trials complete successfully then more of these shuttle buses could start to be seen in downtown Winter Haven and beyond.
Father of Three Killed by Bulldozer While Using a Portable Toilet at a Polk County Landfill Site
A 40-year-old man from Winterhaven, FL has been killed in what Polk County police have called a "tragic industrial accident" that occurred late on March 4. Aaron Henderson was working as a spotter for one of a number of bulldozers on the landfill site, and was using the portable toilet when another bulldozer drove straight into and over it. The bulldozer's blade was lowered so the driver couldn't see where it was going, and the accident followed.
Man Shot by Police Deputies After He Smashed a Beer Bottle Over His Own Head – They Thought He Was Shooting a Rifle
A 27-year-old man was shot in the neck by deputies from Polk County Police Department on February 26, after an apparent drunken crime spree. The man, aged 27-years-old had been making trouble, together with a female companion on the morning of February 26.