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A Visitor's Guide To Florida's Most Notorious Law Enforcement Agencies

MIAMI, UNITED STATES:  Miami Police march toward a staging area near where the  Free Trade Area of the Americas ministerial m
MIAMI, UNITED STATES: Miami Police march toward a staging area near where the Free Trade Area of the Americas ministerial meetings were held at the Intercontinental Hotel. 21 November 2003 in Miami, Florida. Thousand of protestors were expected as negotiators from 34 nations are working toward an accord that would create a Free Trade Area for the Americas. AFP PHOTO/Stephen JAFFE (Photo credit should read STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida criminals have a well-earned reputation as some of the strangest in the country, possibly the world. But as the Escambia County Sheriff's Department demonstrated late last month, when it shot an unarmed man in his own driveway, it's not just Florida perps who are out of line. A number of the state's police and sheriff's departments are every bit as notorious for employing weird, backwards, and even criminal Floridians.

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