Deadly force investigations can take years in some Fla. counties
In some Fla. counties, officers who use deadly force are forced into a legal limbo that can last years. (AP Photo)
FLORIDA — Firing a gun takes an instant, but police officers who use deadly force in Orange and Osceola counties sometimes wait more than two years to learn whether they acted properly.
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