NEW: Suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel responds to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' Executive Order: "This suspension is not about what occurred on February 14th… this was about politics, not about Parkland." https://t.co/U7vcZIgAW8 pic.twitter.com/ka1XYd0vZ8
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His own deputies voted no confidence in him and the commission found his department at fault. His department was also found to have made mistakes in the shooting at the airport as well. Rabid Democratic Parkland Fred Guttenberg also supported his removal and was there to cheer it.