DeSantis' office denies suspending Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel

Fox News | 1/8/2019 | Elizabeth Zwirz
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' office on Tuesday denied that the governor officially suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, following reports of the sheriff's imminent removal.

A spokesperson for DeSantis told Fox News that no one from the governor's team has had any contact with Israel or his attorneys and have not communicated to him that he'll soon be suspended.

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Separately, in a statement to Fox News, Israel's attorney Stuart Kaplan said that they "have received no official word from the Governor or his office on any position with respect to the removal or suspension of the Sheriff."

"The Sheriff has been steadfast to ensure his command staff and all the men and women in the BSO know that his commitment...
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