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  • Governor to choose from six lawyers to replace former Judge Gisele Pollack

    Governor to choose from six lawyers to replace former Judge Gisele Pollack
    Broward's Judicial Nominating Commission sent the names of six lawyers for Gov. Rick Scott to consider to replace former Broward County Judge Gisele Pollack. The commission, which consists of nine members, met with 18 candidates on Tuesday and...
  • Defense attorneys primary victims in case of files purged by Hollywood police

    Defense attorneys primary victims in case of files purged by Hollywood police
    Defense attorneys, a Pembroke Pines police officer and a reporter were among the victims of a public records debacle at the Hollywood Police Department that resulted from two high-ranking officers deleting Internal Affairs files. Assistant Police...
  • Hallandale Beach seeks better relations between public, police

    Hallandale Beach seeks better relations between public, police
    A town hall meeting might not be enough to dispel a community's distrust of police. But it's a good start, city officials say. "Nationally we know what's going on," Hallandale Beach Chief Dwayne Flournoy said Thursday night during a forum aimed at...
  • Hallandale seeks bridge between police, minorities

    Hallandale seeks bridge between police, minorities
    — This city will not be another Ferguson, police officials here say. To help forge trust within the minority community, Police Chief Dwayne Flournoy plans to hold a series of town hall meetings where people can ask questions about police conduct...
  • Alguacil promete investigación tras video en que policía arrastra por el piso a una incapacitada

    Alguacil promete investigación tras video en que policía arrastra por el piso a una incapacitada
    Un veterano oficial de la oficina del Alguacil de Broward (BSO) que arrastró a una mujer con discapacidad mental a lo largo de un pasillo de la corte desde la cadena que ataba sus pies, fue puesto en asignación restringida. Christopher Johnson, quien...
  • Hallandale hosts forum Thursday to hear concerns about police

    Hallandale hosts forum Thursday to hear concerns about police
    City Commissioner Anthony Sanders says he's no cop hater. But he knows people who are. It's those folks the city hopes to reach with its first police forum at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hallandale Beach Cultural Center, 410 SE Third St. "We know what's...
  • Mayo: Disturbing cop videos a slap to decency

    Mayo: Disturbing cop videos a slap to decency
    A Fort Lauderdale cop slaps a homeless man seated on the ground. A Broward Sheriff's courthouse deputy drags a mentally ill woman by her ankle shackles through a hallway. Taken together, it's a pretty horrific one-two combo. In my mind, it is bad policing...
  • Broward deputy drags cuffed woman through courthouse hallway by her feet

    Broward deputy drags cuffed woman through courthouse hallway by her feet
    A veteran Broward Sheriff's deputy who dragged a mentally incompetent woman through a courthouse hallway by the shackles around her ankles is now on restricted duty. Christopher Johnson, who joined the department in 1988, will not have contact with...
  • Why no sex offender tag for guilty cop?

    Why no sex offender tag for guilty cop?
    In March 2009, soon after he was named Employee of the Year for his district and five months before multiple sexual assault charges were brought against him, openly gay Broward Sheriff's deputy Jonathan Bleiwess told the South Florida Blade newspaper that...
  • Broward judiciary getting needed cleaning

    Broward judiciary getting needed cleaning
    The firing of one of Broward County's DUI judges by the Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission is a start to cleaning up a Broward bench that has become a national embarrassment. The recent New York Times front-page story "Here Comes the Judge in...
  • Ex-Broward judge finds new job with public defender

    Ex-Broward judge finds new job with public defender
    Gisele Pollack got her old job back, just not the one she originally wanted. Pollack, who resigned Jan. 6 before the Florida Supreme Court could remove her from the Broward County Court bench, is returning to the job she held before she became a judge &#...