Broward County deputies schedule no-confidence vote for Sheriff Israel

Broward County deputies schedule no-confidence vote for Sheriff Israel
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[Ed. – Not clear what the practical effect will be, since this is a vote by the deputies association and not a public referendum.  But it’s a start, and should at least go a ways toward preventing Israel from being reelected.]

The Broward Sheriff’s Office Deputies Association has scheduled a no-confidence vote for Sheriff Scott Israel over his behavior during the lead-up to and aftermath of the Parkland school shooting, union president Deputy Jeff Bell announced Friday.

The union is accusing Israel of “many instances of suspected malfeasance, misfeasance, failure to maintain fiduciary responsibility by the sheriff, failure to properly investigate possible criminal conduct by members of his senior command staff and the lack of leadership that has crushed morale throughout the agency.”

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