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Florida Governor Signals He May Suspend Sheriff Over Parkland Shooting

Jan 09, 2019 - The New York Times

MIAMI — After nearly a year of deepening anger over a deadly Florida high school shooting and the bungled police response that followed, no prominent officials have been held directly accountable for their handling of the tragedy. That may be about to change.

Gov. Ron DeSantis, Florida’s newly minted Republican chief executive, promised as a candidate to do what his predecessor did not: suspend Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County, a Democrat who bragged about his leadership even tho...