Tag: broward county

No Legal Right to Protection in Florida

Two days ago, a federal judge, Beth Bloom, dismissed a lawsuit filed by 15 students in Parkland against 6 defendants, including the Broward County Sheriff’s Office & Scot Peterson, a deputy who observed the massacre but refused to enter the school to prevent further deaths. Judge Bloom found there to be no legal obligation to…

No Confidence Vote

Broward County Sheriff’s Deputies Association is moving forward in a no-confidence vote to symbolically unseat Scott Israel as Broward County Sheriff. This is symbolic measure only in that it does not have the authority to remove Israel but the no-confidence vote should catch the attention of the Governor, the only power to remove an elected…