Scott Israel Should Be Reinstated As Broward Sheriff, Florida Senate Special Master Recommends

Sep 25, 2019

Suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel should get his job back, a special investigator for the Florida Senate recommended, in a stunning rebuke to Gov. Ron DeSantis.

DeSantis failed to prove the charges in his suspension order, special master Dudley Goodlette wrote in a report released Wednesday.

DeSantis suspended Israel in January, citing failures related to the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland in which 17 people were killed and the 2017 shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in which five people were killed.

Read more at the South Florida Sun Sentinel.