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Media Alert: Largest Crosswalk Enforcement Operation set for Feb. 18 in Seminole County

February is School Crossing Guard Awareness month. To honor the 124 Seminole County crossing guards who assist up to 4,000 students daily, seven local law enforcement agencies will be teaming up for Seminole County’s first Operation Best Foot Forward crosswalk enforcement crackdown on Tuesday, Feb. 18 between 7:00 am and […]

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Seminole County Celebrates Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

We all know to think twice when crossing the street but Crossing Guard Appreciation Day is a day to think twice about those who help our children safely do so. In celebration of Florida Crossing Guard Appreciation Day, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) hosted a banquet to recognize its crossing […]

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Best Foot Forward and Partners Featured in National Magazine

Pedestrian safety has become a national focus—and some say it’s a crisis here in Orlando. Best Foot Forward was established to reverse the conflict between pedestrians and drivers by focusing on one specific behavior change – getting more drivers to yield for pedestrians at marked crosswalks as Florida law requires. […]

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and Kissimmee Police Write 116 Citations During Operation BFF
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Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and Kissimmee Police Write 116 Citations During Operation BFF

But it’s not about the tickets: it’s about community engagement On November 8, Osceola County deputies (OCSO) and Kissimmee police (KPD) hit the streets looking for drivers who refused to stop for pedestrians legally crossing the street in a crosswalk. They enforced six different crosswalks. In just three and a […]

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Media Alert: Osceola Deputies, Kissimmee PD Crack Down on Drivers Who Put Pedestrians in Danger

Law enforcement from the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and the Kissimmee Police Departments will be hitting the streets this week to enforce six crosswalks. Deputies and officers will be looking for drivers who don’t yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires. Drivers who fail to yield could […]