Off-duty Plant City officer helps firefighters rescue children from burning Pasco County home

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. - An off-duty Plant City police officer is being hailed as a hero after he helped firefighters rescue two children from their burning Zephyrhills home.




Off-duty JSO officer rushes to help family after vehicle flips on busy Georgia highway

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - An off-duty Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office officer is being called a hero for helping rescue people from a vehicle that flipped over on a busy highway Saturday afternoon.




Volusia deputies borrow family's boat, capture suspect on stolen jet ski

Deputies turned to an Ormond Beach family for help after getting calls about a man on a stolen jet ski. In the video above, you can hear a deputy ask a couple to use their boat yesterday afternoon and take them out on the water to track down the man on the stolen jet ski.




Ocala police revive choking baby at Golden Corral

OCALA, Fla. — This past SundayThis past Sunday, Ocala police responded to the Golden Corral on College Road where a six-day-old baby was choking on his mother's milk and started turning purple.




'Without him, me and my daughter might not be here': Mom thanks deputy who rescued family from fire

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Video from a body camera worn by an Orange County Sheriff's deputy shows the wild rescue of a toddler from a burning building.




Hillsborough County deputies rescue boy from Thonotosassa house fire

SEFFNER, Fla. - A 9-year-old boy is recovering in the hospital after Hillsborough County deputies rescued him from his burning home in Seffner on Friday.




New video shows hero trooper crash into drunken driver to save Skyway 10k runners

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Highway Patrol shared another video showing the moment a trooper risked her life to save a group of runners from a suspected drunken driver on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

Trooper Toni Schuck crashed her patrol SUV into a woman’s vehicle to stop it from hitting runners participating in the Skyway 10k on Sunday morning.




2 Charlotte County deputies, good Samaritan on video saving man from burning car

Their bravery is unmatched. The deputies and one good Samaritan did what most do not; run toward danger. “I wasn’t worried about whether or not I’d be able to get him out… I was worried about just getting him out of the car,” said Deputy Parrish. “When I get out of my car I can hear him yelling for me. You know, hey I’m on fire, I need help.”




Oakland officers broke windows, rescued residents from burning home

OAKLAND, Fla. —Three Oakland police officers are receiving praise from the department for rescuing two people trapped in a burning building.




Hillsborough County deputy delivers DoorDash order after arresting driver

A Hillsborough County deputy had to take a DoorDash delivery into his hands after the sheriff’s office arrested the delivery driver.




Florida crossing guard saves elementary school student from speeding truck

CRESTVIEW, Fla. – A school crossing guard with the Crestview Police Department saved an elementary school student from harm Wednesday morning with her quick actions.




'I came here to jump off this bridge,' man tells Martin County deputies who respond to 911 call

Members of the sheriff's office behavioral health unit along with the hostage negotiation team responded to the scene and spent about three hours working with the man who said he was distraught over the death of his mother and brother.




Florida police officer rescues dog trapped in mud

PALM BAY, Fla. - A Central Florida officer came to the rescue of a dog that had got itself stuck neck-deep in mud.




Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office unveils Autism Awareness Patrol Car

SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. -- Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson held a press conference Tuesday to unveil a new Autism Awareness Patrol Car. The patrol vehicle will be driven by Deputy Bambi Lynn to help raise awareness in the community.




Florida police officer rescues 'very young' boy found riding scooter on busy highway

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said a Capitol Police Officer came to the rescue of a "very young" boy who was found riding a scooter along a busy highway in Tallahassee on Tuesday night. The boy told the officer he was trying to go see his mom.




Watch: Off-duty Florida detective saves two children from I-95 car fire

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – Two children were seriously hurt in a fiery crash in Flagler County Monday night. “I’m very proud of Detective Gossett and everyone that responded,” said Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly. “A Deputy Sheriff is never off duty and this is a great example of responding to an emergency even while technically ‘off duty’.”