Gov. Ron DeSantis To Suspend And Replace Broward Sheriff Scott Israel On Friday

Jan 11, 2019

Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected on Friday to suspend Broward Sheriff Scott Israel and replace him with a former Coral Springs police sergeant with a background in active shooter training.

DeSantis will make the announcement at the Broward Sheriff’s Office headquarters on Friday afternoon, a source said.

“We have an event that we’re doing tomorrow,” the governor’s press office said Thursday night. “The governor’s going to issue a statement on holding government officials accountable.”

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