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April 2020 Archives

Miami Dade Experiences Record Breaking Crime Statistics in Early 2020

The world is currently going through a pandemic that's leading to some strangely unprecedented moments, like most of the country being shutdown. Miami Dade County has been in some form of lockdown since the middle of March due to the coronavirus outbreak. Since then homicide numbers appear to have been up over last year's numbers in every city except for City of Miami, who went 55 days without a single murder - the longest streak since 1956. Most of the murderless days took place before the lockdown was put into order leaving experts to wonder what sparked the change in that specific area.

10 More Weird Laws in Florida You Probably Don't Know About

Oh Florida, what a special state. Thanks to our state records being public, Florida finds itself in the news a bit more often than other states - especially when it comes to strange crimes. The Florida Man is known for find wacky ways to break the law, but several of the state's laws are outdated and absurd. Here is a part two to the previous 10 Weird Laws in Florida You Probably Don't Know About.

Six Arrests in Florida That Are a Result of Coronavirus

During this uncertain time, many new temporary laws and orders have been put into place around the country and specifically the state of Florida as it's one of the hot beds for COVID-19. Stay-at-home orders have been issued in most places throughout the state, and many counties even have curfews. Not following these orders can lead to fines and jail time - and penalties are getting more strict over time.

3 Things to Know About Florida's Good Samaritan Laws

When given the chance to do something good or save someone's life, it's comforting to know you can step in without the fear of being prosecuted if something goes wrong. In order to protect those who are trying to do good in an emergency circumstance, Good Samaritan laws have been put into place. These are designed to offer legal protection to people who administer assistance to individuals who are injured, ill, incapacitated, or in peril. Good Samaritan laws vary from state to state, and may change based on the relationship between the victim and the rescuer. 

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