Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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June 08, 2018
Scammers are always looking for new schemes to steal your money. They will even go as far as impersonating government officials or law enforcement. Recently we received complaints from consumers targeted by imposter ... [Read Briefing]
June 1, 2018
Today, marks the first day of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season and it is also a time when tourists love to visit Florida. Close to 21 million people call Florida home, and millions more visit the beauty Florida offers ... [Read Briefing]
May 25, 2018
Florida is a safer place to live now, than it was in 1970. The state’s crime rate continues to fall and this week, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement released a report highlighting a 4.5 percent drop in overall ... [Read Briefing]
May 18, 2018
This week, I filed legal action against some of the largest opioid manufacturers and distributors in our nation for their role in the national opioid crisis claiming lives in our state. Nationally, an estimated 175 ... [Read Briefing]
May 11, 2018
This week, Florida lost a law enforcement hero. Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy William Gentry was shot while responding to a dispute between neighbors. He was rushed to the hospital where, the next day, he passed. ... [Read Briefing]
May 04, 2018
This week, I convened a meeting of the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking in Tampa alongside dedicated leaders from across Florida. I had the pleasure of unveiling the HumanTraffickingSummit.com website where you ... [Read Briefing]
April 27, 2018
Drug abuse destroys lives, divides families and jeopardizes the safety of our communities. As Florida’s Attorney General and a former state prosecutor I have seen the destruction it causes firsthand. I have also seen ... [Read Briefing]
April 20, 2018
Yesterday, my heart sank as I heard about two Gilchrist County Sheriff’s deputies that were ambushed and fatally shot while eating lunch at a restaurant in Trenton, Florida. There are no words to express the amount of ... [Read Briefing]
April 13, 2018
My office continues to fight the national opioid crisis on all fronts, and a crucial part of our strategy is putting drug traffickers in prison where they belong. This week, my Office of Statewide Prosecution secured a ... [Read Briefing]
April 06, 2018
This week, I had the pleasure of kicking off the 2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics Florida. This year, Special Olympics is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and to mark this milestone, local, ... [Read Briefing]
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