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  • The Pereira-Scott Israel puzzle

     
    Broward Sheriff-elect Scott Israel and Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti don't like each other, but they're going to have to figure out a way to smooth the transfer of power at BSO that's set to occur on Jan. 8. We'll be......
  • Scott Israel's pledge: No campaign cash from BSO employees

     
    Scott Israel will be sworn in as Broward Sheriff today, and if he's true to his word the 5,500 employees of the Sheriff's Office won't have to worry about reaching into their pockets to support the new boss if he......
  • Sheriffs, police chiefs offer money for pill database

    Sheriffs, police chiefs offer money for pill database
    Sheriffs and police chiefs from across Florida offered Monday to pay for a controversial database to track pain-pill prescriptions, a state project that legislators have so far declined to fund. The lack of definite funding source has been one of the...
  • Governor wants to kill pill mill database

    Governor wants to kill pill mill database
    Gov. Rick Scott has proposed abolishing a long-awaited computer database that would track every Florida prescription for narcotic drugs, the state's main weapon against pill mills. Documents accompanying Scott's budget proposal Monday ask the Legislature...
  • Will attacks against the homeless be considered hate crimes?

     
    It looks like the Florida House of Representatives may vote to designate attacks against the homeless as hate crimes. The proposed bill is a response to a vicious fatal attack in St. Lauderdale that made national news. Here's an excerpt from the story:...
  • Sheriff Lamberti on jail deputy demotions: A job is better than no job

     
    The worst thing that a worker could hear is: You're fired. I imagine the second-worst thing is what 247 Broward Sheriff's jail deputies have been told: Take a 25 percent pay cut or you're fired. "It bothers me -- nobody......
  • Broward government is crazy (in a bad way)

     
    What kind of governing body demands big budget cuts from its biggest spender, then turns around and sticks him with a big expense at the same time? The Broward County Commission, that's who. The same Broward County Commission that can't......
  • Rothstein Ponzi fallout keeps getting stranger

     
    They say justice is blind, but who knew it's also so damn slow? More than a year after Scott Rothstein Ponzi scheme imploded, Rothstein is the only person behind bars for the billion-dollar fraud. (We think -- Rothstein has been......
  • Broward Sheriff bans 'out of control' tattoos, piercings

     
    It's time to ditch the nose rings and neck tattoos if you work for the Broward Sheriff's Office. The agency has adopted a new policy that bans workers from having exposed tattoos, piercings (other than single earrings) or gold/decorative......
  • Tamarac pharmacy might sue BSO for defamation

     
    It appears Tamarac city officials will not try to close a pharmacy that's been selling a lot of oxycodone, and the pharmacy has filed notice that it might sue the Broward Sheriff's Office for defamation. A public hearing tonight on......