Broward County Sheriff’s Deputies Association Pres: We Want ‘Total Transparency From the Sheriff and the Sheriff’s Office’

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Broward County, FL Sheriff’s Deputy and President of the Broward Sheriff’s Office Deputies Association called for “total transparency from the sheriff and the sheriff’s office” on the handling of the Parkland school shooting.

Bell said, “I think what the union is prepared to state tonight is that we’re coming out and we’re going to request total transparency from the sheriff and the sheriff’s office. Our deputies that are working the streets are getting attacked by public comments, being called cowards in restaurants and coffee shops, and that has to stop. So, the only way that we’re going to be able to heal as an agency and heal as a community and move forward is to be completely transparent with the public. If we did something wrong, we did something wrong. If we did not do anything wrong, then that’s great also. But we have to get past the finger-pointing and the political posturing in this county right now so that we can begin to heal and focus on the true issues that are behind this terrible tragedy, which is the mental health status and this PROMISE Program in Broward County that we have.”

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