Governor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida’s top cop.
Gov. Rick Scott’s office continued pushing back Monday against claims his staff forced longtime Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey to resign immediately in December.
A Tallahassee prosecutor said he will not investigate whether Florida Governor Rick Scott along with cabinet members violated the state’s law on open meetings.
Governor Rick Scott did not approve of the abrupt ousting of the head of the state’s main law enforcement agency, according to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.
Gov. Rick Scott contends that the former Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner “resigned” on his own terms – and he is sticking to it.
Florida Governor Rick Scott said he plans to respond to allegations against his administration brought on by the state’s former top cop.
Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater said Thursday they’re open to discussing at the next Cabinet meeting the need for an investigation into the departure of Florida’s top law-enforcement official.
The abrupt ousting of the head of Florida’s law enforcement agency may spark a major shakeup in how top officials are hired.
As questions remain about why Governor Rick Scott shook up the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, a new department leader was voted in on Tuesday.
The city of Miami is set to hand over future investigations into police-involved shootings and in-custody deaths to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).