SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page.
A young Florida deputy has passed away after being shot in the line of duty while serving a felony warrant in Polk City early Tuesday morning.
According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, there was a deputy-involved shooting on Foxtown South in unincorporated Polk City around 3:15 a.m.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said four deputies were serving the suspect with a failure to appear on a felony meth warrant.
Grady said deputies entered the trailer successfully, shots were fired, and one of the deputies was shot.
The deputy, who was only 21-years-old, was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center where he died. A procession was held Tuesday to take the deputy from Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center to the Medical Examiner’s Office on Jim Keene Blvd. in Winter Haven.
Sheriff Judd says the fallen deputy was only with the sheriff’s office for a short time. He called the situation “tragic and sad.”
More information will be released later on Tuesday.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.