66 probes of criminal misconduct into Broward sheriff’s office since 2012

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Broward County Sheriff’s deputies and employees are the subjects of more than 66 investigations – ranging from drug trafficking and sexual battery to kidnapping – since 2012, according to a new report.

Sheriff Scott Israel (CNN screenshot)

The Broward County State Attorney’s office produced a 2014 Brady list of 146 open investigations ranging from 2004 to 2014, with many cases taking place in 2012 and 2013. Broward County Sheriff Scot Israel won election to the position in 2012.

Investigative reporter Sara Carter noted that 40 of the investigations took place under Sheriff Israel, who is facing widespread condemnation after several of his deputies reportedly failed to enter Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14 after gunman Nikolas Cruz went on a killing rampage.

Sources have claimed the Broward County Sheriff’s Office also denied requests from Emergency Medical Service teams to enter the school when kids were



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