By Ashley Silver
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LEOs and their departments took to social media to support their communities and share resources. From rescues to helpful post-storm tips for the days to come, law enforcement steps up for those in need through these social posts.
LEOs in peril or LE rescues
An Osceola County deputy was rescued from a flooded street by a police airboat after being stranded due to massive amounts of rain dumped by Hurricane Ian.
Police incident command, technology and equipment
In response to Hurricane Ian, officers from various departments ensured there were boots on the ground, answering calls for service, and putting necessary assets in place to bring residents to safety.
Safety messaging from law enforcement
Law enforcement agencies across Florida are using social media to share safety information and tips with their communities as the clean-up and recovery from Hurricane Ian begins.
Police conducting rescues
Officers and other first responders braved floodwaters, downed powerlines and other challenges left by Hurricane Ian to rescue those in need.
Destruction and damage
As residents were hit with billions in destruction and damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, police officers did all they could to help the community pick up the pieces.