Six Florida police officers have been shot and killed since the beginning of the year. Saint Petersburg has been hit the hardest, with three officers killed. The most recent shooting was Monday night. WUFT FM’s Kristi Posson has the story of how Governor Rick Scott’s proposed pension plan changes may also change how people view the benefits of a career in law enforcement.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/police officer shooting WRAP.mp3]
The state budget the legislature passed this week could accomplish something Florida hasn't seen in more than 10 years — a pay raise specifically for correctional officers.