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Operation Best Foot Forward Works to Keep Pedestrians and Drivers Safe

7 crosswalks. More than 40 law enforcement officers. 62 traffic stops. 50 citations given. Countless lives saved This was the result of the most recent Operation Best Foot Forward in Orange County and Orlando. Operation BFF is a high-visibility enforcement action, where the Best Foot Forward coalition targets a number […]

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Media Alert November 7: Crosswalk Enforcement scheduled in Orange and Osceola Counties

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, Kissimmee Police Department and the St. Cloud Police Department are combining resources to conduct the first multi-jurisdictional crosswalk enforcement operation at 11 specific locations starting at 7 am on Wednesday, November 7, the week clocks switch to standard time.

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Check out a BFF PSA video from Orange County Sheriff’s Office

Since 2012, Best Foot Forward (BFF), a program of Bike Walk Central Florida (BWCF) has been diligently enforcing Operation BFF all over Central Florida.  It started with a small group of concerned citizens, politicians, transit officials, and police officers but quickly grew into a larger initiative.  When Sheriff Jerry Demings […]

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Let’s talk Operation BFF – citations, coverage and conversations

A few times a year, the Orlando Police Department (OPD) and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) join forces for Operation Best Foot Forward (BFF), a high-visibility crosswalk enforcement operation where officers sporting their everyday clothes face a dangerous obstacle – crossing the street in a crosswalk. When drivers fail […]

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Operation BFF: Reminding drivers to watch for people as daylight hours shorten

With 47 reported pedestrian fatalities in Orange County, 2017 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years on record for people simply trying to walk across a street. Add in the fact that Daylight Savings just ended and we’ve got a dangerous combo. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]