FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel is trying to get his job back.READ MORE: 1,200 Shots Given During Miami-Dade Pop Up Vaccination Event In South Miami
Israel was removed from office by new Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for his handling of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last February.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 3,319 New Cases, 57 Additional Deaths Reported Saturday
Israel’s lawyers have written to the Florida state senate asking for a full hearing.
The letter says Israel’s removal from office was unlawful.MORE NEWS: Arrest Made In Fort Lauderdale Double Shooting
The senate has the power to reconsider a governor’s decision to remove an elected official from office.