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MEDIA ALERT: Officers hitting crosswalks for Operation BFF

*MEDIA TIP* Operation Best Foot Forward: Crackdown at the Crosswalks Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office to enforce Florida’s driver yield law at marked crosswalks to improve pedestrian safety in Orange County and City of Orlando. ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sheriff’s […]

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MEDIA ALERT: Operation BFF happening Wed., February 10

Drivers: Cutting Off Pedestrians in Crosswalks is Costly Best Foot Forward recognizes Crossing Guard Awareness Month by ticketing drivers who fail to yield at crosswalks near Orange County schools February is Crossing Guard Awareness Month. To honor the more than 300 crossing guards in Orange County, the Orlando Police Department […]

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Central Florida Future: Orlando police focus efforts on pedestrian safety

Thanks to a $40,000 grant from the FDOT, the Orlando Police Department is making safety a priority for all road users in 2016. Through on-street education and enforcement operations, OPD is aiming to reduce the number of accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists.  Nine locations in Orlando with the highest rates […]

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OPD awarded grant to enforce ped/bike safety laws

Thought the Orlando Police Department (OPD) only tickets drivers who don’t yield to pedestrians during Operation Best Foot Forward? Not so much. Since 2012, OPD has partnered with Best Foot Forward (BFF) and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) several times a year to conduct “crosswalk crackdowns” on drivers.  Now a $40,000 […]

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Operation Best Foot Forward gets social

Best Foot Forward is making impressions – one person at a time on its social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter. BFF earned 208,626 impressions – the number of people on social media who viewed August’s Operation Best Foot Forward coverage. And we had a few favorite social media posts and […]