Around the country, 159 law enforcement officers have been killed. That’s an 11% increase from last year. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Rodriguez reports, some sheriff’s deputies continue to take the risk, even if it means they may never come back home.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/JannyRodriguezFinalProjectDec2011.mp3]
This story reveals new details about what happened that night and in the months since the deadly crash on Jan. 9.