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Response to d_r (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 10, 2020, 07:59 PM

4. in Florida, apparently the governor can

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/11/new-florida-governor-suspends-sheriff-over-school-massacre.html

The Republican governor flew to Fort Lauderdale three days after taking office to remove the Democratic sheriff, appointing a former police sergeant to serve as acting sheriff. Gregory Tony, 40, worked for Coral Springs police for 12 years before leaving in 2016 to start a company specializing in active-shooter training. He is the first African-American to serve as Broward’s sheriff.

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Under Florida law, the governor can suspend elected officials for criminal activity, misfeasance, incompetence or neglect of duty.

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