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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"We reached the conclusion that this is a charge we can prove," McCabe told The Washington Post on Monday. Drejka will appear in court Tuesday as he faces charges that could bring up to 30 years in prison, McCabe said. It is not clear whether he has retained an attorney. … [Read more...] about Sheriff called parking lot shooting legal under ‘stand your ground’ laws. Prosecutors disagreed.
A decision is likely by the end of the week about whether to suspend Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel following a "troubling" report about the deadly school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday. … [Read more...] about DeSantis: Decision Likely This Week on Sheriff in Parkland Shooting
Temple, 58, has been charged with first-degree murder after Pinellas County sheriff’s officials dug up the decomposed body of Rosemary Christensen on Monday, using information provided by Stewart, as the Times details in an earlier article. After matching dental records on Tuesday, they arrested him for the murder of his then-wife, who was 43 at the time of her disappearance in August 1999. … [Read more...] about Client Who Told Fla. Lawyer in 1999 She Helped Bury Body Now Tells Authorities
One deputy was wounded when a bullet hit his radio microphone and grazed his shoulder, Jim Bordner, a sheriff’s department spokesman, told the St. Petersburg Times. The assailant had at least one additional magazine for his handgun. The backpack he brought into the courthouse lobby hasn’t yet been completely searched. … [Read more...] about Man Opens Fire in Fla. Courthouse, is Killed By Sheriff’s Deputies