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.
Broward County will officially have a new Sheriff on Tuesday when Scott Israel is sworn in.
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.
The swearing-in ceremony for Sheriff-elect Scott Israel will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at The Faith Center in Sunrise. He will be sworn in by Broward County Circuit Judge Ilona Holmes.
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.
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.
Sheriff Al Lamberti took to the radio Wednesday on 850 WFTL to defend his five years as Broward sheriff, one day after being unseated by Democratic opponent Scott Israel.