FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel is trying to get his job back.READ MORE: Florida’s Surgeon General Asked To Leave Meeting At State Senator’s Office After Refusing To Wear Mask
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: Finding This Year’s Most Popular Toys May Be Challenging Because Of Supply Chain Issues
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: Experts Don't Anticipate National Supply Chain Crisis To End Anytime Soon
The senate has the power to reconsider a governor’s decision to remove an elected official from office.