Florida Supreme Court Affirms Governor Ron DeSantis’ Authority to Suspend Former Broward Sheriff Scott Israel

From The Office of Governor Ron DeSantis: Today, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion affirming Governor Ron DeSantis’ authority to suspend former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel for neglect of duty and incompetence.   “Today’s Florida Supreme Court opinion leaves no doubt of my authority as Governor to suspend a government official for neglect of …

Governor Ron DeSantis’ Statement on Appeal by Former Broward Sheriff Scott Israel

Statement from Governor Ron DeSantis’ office: Today, Governor Ron DeSantis filed a request with the 4th District Court of Appeal asking for expedited consideration that would send the case of the Governor’s removal of Scott Israel to the Florida Supreme Court for a final ruling. Yesterday, the Broward Circuit Court ruled in favor of Governor …

Broward Circuit Judge Upholds Governor’s Authority to Suspend Scott Israel

Governor Ron DeSantis reacts to Judge David Haimes ruling against former Broward Sheriff Scott Israel: Today, Broward Circuit Court Judge David Haimes upheld Governor Ron DeSantis’ authority to suspend former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel for neglect of duty and incompetence. The Governor’s office also sent a letter to the Florida Senate requesting it to …