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Suspended Broward Sheriff Wants to Run Again

In January, Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Israel, citing problems with the Sheriff’s Office response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, in which 17 people were killed and 17 injured on Feb. 14, 2018.

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Broward County Sheriff's Office Loses Accreditation Following Mass Shootings

The Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation voted 13-0 last week to strip the Broward County Sheriff's Office of the accreditation following a review of the agency's response to two different mass shootings.

2 More FL Deputies Fired Over Response to Parkland Shooting

"The deputy and sergeant were found to have neglected their duties at MSD High School," noted a press release from the Broward Sheriff's Office. "They have been terminated and will no longer be privileged to serve as law enforcement deputies for the Broward Sheriff's Office."

Legal Experts: SRO Charged with Neglect in Parkland Massacre Has Strong Defense

"There's no crime called refusing to die while a mass murderer is in your school," said Eugene O'Donnell, a former New York City police officer and prosecutor.

Former SRO Arrested for Multiple Counts Over Parkland Massacre

The former Broward County, FL, deputy who was the school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during last year's deadly mass shooting has been arrested on several counts of child neglect among other charges.

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Ex-Sheriff Scott Israel

A Judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by suspended Broward County, FL, Sheriff Scott Israel, finding that Republican Governor Ron DeSantis acted within appropriate authority when he removed the Israel from command of that agency.

Retired Corrections Officers Can Now Patrol NJ Schools

A new state law in New Jersey will let almost all retired law enforcement under age 65 become armed school police officers, including former correctional officers who spent their careers guarding prisons.

Suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Sues Florida Governor

Suspended—and embattled—Broward (FL) Sheriff Scott Israel has reportedly filed a lawsuit seeking reinstatement after he was replaced in January over his handling of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018.

Parkland School Shooting Commission Recommends Rifles, Better Training for SROs

The report contains dozens of recommendations. Some would require action by the governor and Legislature, such as the proposals to allow some teachers to carry guns and increase spending on school security.

Judge Denies Ex-Deputy's Motion to Dismiss Parkland Shooting Lawsuit

The only armed deputy stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School the day of Nikolas Cruz’s deadly rampage asked a Broward judge on Wednesday to find he had “no legal duty” to protect the students and faculty from harm.