Broward County’s old sheriff took a new job, and it involves security, something he’s more than accustomed to.
Broward County has a new top cop as Scott Israel is officially sworn in and takes over the reigns of BSO from outgoing Sheriff Al Lamberti.
As Broward’s top cop, Sheriff Al Lamberti used his last news conference to praise his agency’s efforts to reduce hate crimes in the county — a finding reflected in the 2011 Hate Crimes in Florida report issued by the state attorney general’s office this week.
From a political standpoint, 2012 proved to be another raucous year in South Florida. Amid echoes of, “Let people vote!” in our ears, with the images of long lines still haunting our memories, Florida was once again the center of attention.
Twenty-eight veterans of the Broward Sheriff’s Office received an email Tuesday evening notifying them that they would no longer have jobs on January 8th when Sheriff-elect Scott Israel takes over.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office is already getting a new sheriff, but it looks like it will also need a new undersheriff and head of media relations.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office is already getting a new sheriff, but Friday it was learned the BSO will also need a new undersheriff and head of media relations.
On Saturday evening, over 2,500 people will take to the streets of Wilton Manors for a walk honoring community members lost to HIV/AIDS, and to gather at a rally supporting the cause.
Deputies from the Broward Sheriff’s Office packed into the union hall this week to meet their new boss. Broward Sheriff Elect Scott Israel was there for a frank discussion on what the 6,000 member agency can expect under his leadership.
Voters in Broward will have the opportunity on the November ballot to have their say as to who they want to the county’s Sheriff.