Costs and profits Critics say this is costly and ineffective. U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, points to a Congressionally-directed mandate to fund 34,000 detention beds per day, a quota no other law enforcement agency faces. An alternative to the $2 billion annual detention cost, Deutch said, is to require the use of GPS ankle bracelets and other less costly monitoring measures while immigrants await court hearings. … [Read more...] about Who’s holding immigrants in Florida? Private vendors, feds and county sheriffs, too.
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“While Sheriff Israel respects the state intention of the Senate President to appoint a former legislator to serve as special magistrate,” the letter reads, “we believe the interests of justice and considerations of neutrality are best served through the appointment of a personal with judicial and administrative experience but without substantial involvement in partisan political matters.” … [Read more...] about Broward sheriff, suspended after Parkland shooting, requests hearing to get job back
After March 19, Pollack took a leave of absence. But after leaving a 40-day program of inpatient substance-abuse treatment, she was involved in a traffic crash in Plantation and charged with multiple counts of driving under the influence, the newspaper recounts. … [Read more...] about Judge hits sheriff’s vehicle in courthouse lot, is county’s 2nd jurist charged with DUI in a month
Another Broward judge charged in a DUI case in June after reportedly striking an entry gate and a parked sheriff’s vehicle in the courthouse lot one morning took a plea last month. Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal pleaded no contest to reckless driving and was sentenced to community service. An investigator said the judge explained she had taken Ambien to help her sleep the previous evening, the Daily Business Review reports. … [Read more...] about 1 of 3 county judges charged with DUI pleads guilty against counsel’s advice, gets probation