With 8 people dead in the past 44 hours due to fatal crashes in Polk County, Sheriff Grady Judd says the agency will offer free rides home -- as a last resort -- to those who become too intoxicated during this weekend's celebrations.
Polk County's sheriff is defending the actions of one of his deputies who killed a woman who was armed with a shovel, calling it a deadly weapon.
Sheriff Grady Judd is not involved in the Gabby Petito case, but the Polk County sheriff speculated on how he would’ve handled Brian Laundrie within his jurisdiction. For one, he said, Brian would have been taken into custody.
Earlier this week, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office lost one of their own to COVID-19, leading the sheriff to stress the importance of getting vaccinated.
One of the most respected sheriffs in the entire country just came out in favor of getting vaccinated for COVID-19. Polk Sheriff Grady Judd says being vaccinated may have saved his life, but he won’t mandate it for his deputies.
A group of children in Polk County spent Wednesday morning learning how to bait a hook, cast a line, and reel in a whopper with Sheriff Grady Judd.
June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat month and Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd really wants everyone to adopt a kitten.
Polk deputies say a 54-year-old man went looking for underage girls to have sex with, even leaving handwritten notes with his phone number at a Lakeland church. What he didn't expect was for the pastor to get ahold of them first.
In Polk County, Sheriff Grady Judd made county history as he was sworn in for his fifth term Tuesday.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd declined to answer a question about COVID-19 masks on Friday, hours after the White House confirmed President Trump had tested positive for the virus.
The families of Shay Collins and Alphonsa Payne have two of the worst things imaginable in common: They know the trauma of a loved one being murdered and they know the continued pain of knowing the killer is still out there.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd isn't going anywhere. At least not for another four years.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd didn't mince words at Monday's news conference when it came to looters.
Grady Curtis Judd, Sr. died over the weekend at Lakeland Regional Health after a long battle with congestive heart failure.
The weather is not great, but that is not stopping Jeep lovers from looking forward to a great weekend doing their thing.
It is a much-awaited holiday event, but it’s not the lighting of a Christmas tree or the arrival of Santa. It’s the unveiling of Grady Judd’s annual Christmas card.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd was vocal today about his feelings towards a controversial bill moving through the state legislature that would allow for armed teachers in the classroom.
Central Florida's outspoken sheriff is the central focus of a new song and music video.
It has been almost a year since the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida, where an active shooter killed 17 students and staffers.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and President Donald Trump are seeing eye to eye following the mass shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh over the weekend.