‘I Fired The Bad Cops.’ Sheriff Gregory Tony Showcases Deputy Terminations In First Campaign Ad
Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony has built his reputation as a reformer who isn’t afraid to take on bad cops in his own department.
Now, he’s showcasing his get-tough stance on police brutality in his first campaign ad, which includes footage of his own deputies slamming a teenager’s head to the ground and punching a handcuffed inmate.
The ad highlights how Tony — Broward County’s first black sheriff — acted decisively to fire deputies caught on camera using excessive force. It comes as protesters heap criticism on a criminal justice system that has allowed police officers to commit brutal acts with impunity.
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