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All News on Deck

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Orlando Police Department were out in full force for Operation Best Foot Forward – a high-visibility enforcement period where officers cite drivers for not yielding to pedestrians. WKMG reporter, Erika Rakow, experienced the dangers of crossing the street firsthand. Erika spent an hour at Edgewater Drive […]

Operation Best Foot Forward — Stats Say It All
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Operation Best Foot Forward — Stats Say It All

Did you catch Operation Best Foot Forward in the news last week? Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office enforced the state crosswalk law punishing offenders to the tune of a $164 fine.  That’s what it costs drivers if they fail to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, […]

Crosswalk Crackdown Creates a Social Media Stir
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Crosswalk Crackdown Creates a Social Media Stir

Best Foot Forward has been creating a stir not only in Central Florida but up and down the east coast, from Miami to Boston.  It started with the announcement of Operation Best Foot Forward on August 25 via BFF Facebook.  The Orange County Sheriff’s Office shared the news of the impending […]

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Operation Best Foot Forward Results: 161 Citations & 98 Warnings

School is out. And, this means more than 100,000 Orange County students are on summer break – playing outside, biking through neighborhoods or just having fun. In June, Orange County Sherriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orlando Police Department (OPD) focused their  efforts on ped safety, reminding drivers they must yield to a pedestrian in a […]

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Meet the New OPD Police Chief

This past month Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer visited city neighborhoods to introduce Orlando’s new Police Chief John Mina. Best Foot Forward met up with the Mayor and Chief at the Loch Haven Park event, along with Vicky Steely from Audubon Park’s Neighborhood Watch.  A big turn out from residents, local businesses […]