In order to give the public a better understanding of what police officers encounter on a daily basis, the Coral Springs Police Department invited local media to participate in a Media Day. This event showcased nine different scenarios that placed the reporter, and in some cases, their photographers in the shoes of a police officer on routine patrol.
It seems everyday we log onto Facebook or turn on the news and see another story about cop and a suspect getting into a tussle – a situation where the general public gets to act as judge and jury in regard to a situation they know nothing about….
Each year 15,000 to 20,000 dogs and cats enter Broward County’s shelter as lost, abandoned, neglected, or mistreated through no fault of their own. Their chances of leaving the shelter alive vary by whether they are dog or cat; pretty or ugly; young or old; injured or ill.
I was born and raised here in Broward County. Growing up, I used to take the city bus from the front of St. Clements School in Wilton Manors to downtown Fort Lauderdale. At that time, I was in the 8th grade. In the Marine Corps I used to hitchhike…..
Ever drive by the Coral Square Mall south parking lot and wonder why all of those orange traffic cones are spread out across the pavement? Or wonder why it looks like a hang out for a bunch of guys with motorcycles? If you look closer you might even notice that the guys riding those motorcycles are Coral Springs Police officers.
The City of Coral Springs and Charter School USA who are in discussions to relocate the charter school to the parking lot of the Center for the Arts and Mullins Park now have a likely vote forward in their favor.
There has been nothing that has angered residents of Coral Springs more lately than four out of five of their elected officials voting to move forward on a $8.1 million parking garage. This is on top of a a brand new City Hall which technically needed only 250 parking spaces to house City Staff.
I was there on a business meeting, discussing the usual return on investment that would arise if the given company had made changes to their data infrastructure, but you caught my eye….
State Senator Jeremy Ring and others have decided that they will once again file a bill to allow cities to withdraw from the coordinated county run traffic light synchronization plans.
Sometimes when I’m sitting in traffic behind a smoker I play a game: I see if they will throw their cigarette butt out of the window or in their ashtray. I always bet the window.
I never lose.