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Update – Georgia woman rearrested following FDLE investigation | 6/18/2024
Kayse Deann Layfield, 48, of Sparks, Georgia, was arrested and charged with making a false statement under oath in an official proceeding.  Layfield was first arrested in March after failing to report child abuse. 
 

FDLE invites public to submit comments to CALEA | 6/18/2024
In July 1990, the FDLE was the first state law enforcement agency in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), and FDLE has voluntarily participated and maintained accreditation ever since.

 

FDLE invites public to submit comments to CALEA | 6/18/2024
In 1990, FDLE was the first state law enforcement agency in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), and FDLE has voluntarily participated and maintained accreditation ever since.

FDLE’s “Dog Days of Summer” campaign begins tomorrow | 6/13/2024
FDLE's “Dog Days of Summer” social media campaign begins June 14 and will run through Aug. 23 on the agency’s Facebook, X and Instagram accounts.

 

Governor DeSantis’ Focus on Florida’s Future Budget helps keep Florida families safe | 6/13/2024
FDLE Commissioner Mark Glass is praising Governor DeSantis' Focus on Florida’s Future Budget for protecting Florida families, businesses and visitors.  
 

FDLE’s “Dog Days of Summer” Children’s Summer Safety Fair is Friday | 6/12/2024
As part of FDLE’s Dog Days of Summer campaign the department is hosting its first annual Children’s Summer Safety Fair on Friday, June 14, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Tallahassee.
 

Florida Law Enforcement Analyst Academy Class 37 Graduation | 6/7/2024
Graduates are crime intelligence analysts throughout Florida

Domestic security exercise to be held at Capitol | 6/5/2024
The Region 2 Regional Domestic Security Task Force is holding a training exercise at the House Office Building on Thursday, June 6, 2024.  This is just an exercise.
 
 

FDLE, public safety partners conduct a full-scale exercise | 6/4/2024
Members of the Regional Domestic Security Task Force continue to safeguard Florida
 

FDLE announces arrest for petition fraud on abortion initiative | 6/4/2024
FDLE announces the arrest of Jamie L. Johnson, 47, of Dade City, accused of fraud on the abortion initiative.
 

FDLE informs public of training exercise on June 4 | 6/3/2024
FDLE Public Advisory

FDLE: Update on the May 25 Ginnie Springs investigation | 5/31/2024
FDLE continues to investigate the May 25 shooting at Ginne Springs that killed one and injured two innocent bystanders.

Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute graduates 33 from the Senior Leadership Program | 5/24/2024
Graduates represent criminal justice agencies from across the state

FDLE arrests Kissimmee man for possession of child sexual abuse material | 5/22/2024
Investigation began from a CyberTip

Five Florida law enforcement officers inducted into Hall of Fame | 5/18/2024
Today’s ceremony honors officers’ service to protecting Florida’s citizens, families, communities

MEDIA ADVISORY - Happening today: Florida Law Enforcement Officers’ Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony | 5/18/2024
Five to be honored at Tallahassee event

MEDIA ADVISORY - Florida Law Enforcement Officers’ Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held tomorrow | 5/17/2024
Five to be honored at Tallahassee event

FDLE arrests defense contractor for soliciting child for sex | 5/16/2024
FDLE’s Tallahassee and Tampa Cyber Units are investigating the case, which remains active

MEDIA ADVISORY: Florida Law Enforcement Officers’ Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held Saturday | 5/16/2024
Five to be honored at Tallahassee event

FDLE honors law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice | 5/15/2024
Commemorating Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week

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Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.