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  • Today in Florida History December 05, Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Luther Paul Daniel became the first FHP officer killed in the line of duty on this date. Daniel, who was originally from Georgia moved to Miami in 1926, and later worked as a motorcycle officer in Key West in the 1930’s,. He joined the newly formed Florida Highway Patrol in July of 1941. Trooper Daniel was shot and killed while questioning the driver of a stolen...Read more

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