Florida Senate Permanently Removes Broward Sheriff Scott Israel

Jordan Kirkland -                   The Florida Report -           October 23rd, 2019

Scott Israel was officially removed as Broward sheriff on Wednesday, when the Florida Senate voted to back Gov. Ron DeSantis' suspension.

The Florida Senate voted 25-15 to permanently remove Israel as Broward sheriff. 

The vote took place two days after the Florida Senate Rules Committee voted to uphold DeSantis' decision to suspend Sheriff Israel from office.

The committee voted 9-7 along party lines not to reinstate Israel on Monday, with each Democrat voting in favor of Israel and each Republican voting against him.


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