Where Your Speech Is Free And Your Comment Is King - Post A Link

THE NEWS COMMENTER

VOTE  (0)  (0)

Florida governor vows to hold officials 'accountable' amid reports of planned suspension of sheriff


Added 01-11-19 12:10:03am EST - “Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pledged on Thursday to speak about government acco...” - Reuters.com

CLICK TO SHARE

Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Reuters.com: “Florida governor vows to hold officials 'accountable' amid reports...”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

(Reuters) - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis pledged on Thursday to speak about government accountability at the headquarters of the Broward County sheriff, following speculation he would suspend the official over the police response to the Parkland mass shooting.

DeSantis planned to speak about “holding government officials accountable” on Friday in Fort Lauderdale, at the offices of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, DeSantis’ office said in a statement.

The website Politico and the Miami Herald newspaper, citing unnamed sources, reported on Thursday that DeSantis planned to suspend Israel and replace him with a former police sergeant from the Broward County city of Coral Springs.

DeSantis, a Republican, while campaigning last year, had expressed interest in suspending Israel over the massacre at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, in which 14 students and three adults were shot to death by a lone gunman.

A spokesman for DeSantis declined to comment on media reports that the governor planned to suspend Israel.

Read more...

Post a comment.

CLICK TO SHARE

BACK TO THE HOME-PAGE