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January 11, 2019

MIAMI’S CBS4 IS REPORTING THAT GOV. DESANTIS SIGNED THE EXECUTIVE ORDER REMOVING BROWARD SHERIFF SCOTT ISRAEL.

Related: Boxing Day editorial from the South Florida Sun Sentinel (which endorsed Hillary in 2016) on “The failed leadership of Broward Sheriff Scott Israel.”

UPDATE: DeSantis tweets, “Effective immediately, I am officially suspending Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel for his repeated failures, incompetence and neglect of duty.”

MORE: “Gregory Tony was appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis to serve as Broward County sheriff after Scott Israel was suspended Friday. Tony, 40, of Boca Raton, spent almost a dozen years with the Coral Springs Police Department, rising to the rank of sergeant before resigning in 2016,” Florida’s ABC10 reports. “He becomes the first black sheriff in Broward County history.”