Tag: Orange County Sheriff’s Office

First Ever Multi-Jurisdictional Operation Best Foot Forward

*Video Crosswalks are El Trio Way & North Pine Hills Road, North Thacker Avenue & Apopka Vineland Road The Orlando Police Department, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Kissimmee Police Department, St. Cloud Police Department, and Osceola County Sheriff’s Office were out on November 7 cracking down on the crosswalks for the […]

Making the mark with media coverage

How do you know when you’ve made your mark? Especially when it’s about something so pedestrian as a pedestrian safety campaign. Some say, the campaign hit the mark because of its catchy name, Best Foot Forward (BFF). The name sticks, surprises, and even incites some to smile. Others say, BFF […]

Orange County Sheriff’s Office releases Best Foot Forward PSA video

Since 2012, Best Foot Forward (BFF) has been diligently planting its grassroots seeds all over Central Florida.  It started with a small group of concerned citizens, politicians, and police officers but quickly grew into a larger initiative.  When Sheriff Jerry Demings and other Orlando and Orange County law enforcement launched […]

Let’s talk Operation BFF – citations, coverage and conversations

A few times a year, the Orlando Police Department (OPD) and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) join forces for Operation Best Foot Forward (BFF), a high-visibility crosswalk enforcement operation where officers sporting their everyday clothes face a dangerous obstacle – crossing the street in a crosswalk. When drivers fail […]

Crosswalk Crackdown with OPD and OCSO

The Orlando Police Department (OPD) and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) were out this morning to enforce six marked crosswalks across Orlando, reminding drivers that Florida’s yield laws require them to yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks. Decoy officers dressed in plain clothes crossed the street in the enforced […]