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Ousted Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Is Finalist For Chief’s Job In Tiny Bay Harbor Islands

Wilfredo Lee
Associated Press

It didn’t take long for Scott Israel to resurface.

Fresh off a losing bid to reclaim his job as Broward County sheriff, Israel has emerged as a finalist for the police chief’s post in Bay Harbor Islands, a tiny island community on the eastern edge of Miami-Dade County.

Israel, 64, spent four years as the police chief of nearby North Bay Village before his first election victory as Broward sheriff in 2012. As a Democrat in one of the bluest regions of Florida, Israel easily won the seat again four years later and continued to lead close to 5,500 personnel in law enforcement, fire rescue and the courts.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.