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DeSantis signs bills to shield police

Governor Ron DeSantis appeared at Tallahassee this morning to sign two bills regarding law enforcement. Listen: SB 184 First, the Halo Bill shields police from harassment if they are “actively doing their job.” That means...

The Scoop: Thur., April 11, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Florida Senate district map questioned A new lawsuit says the map of Florida Senate districts violates the Florida constitution and federal Voting Rights Act. WMNF’s Chris Young reports Tampa and St. Petersburg residents worry the...
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Ron DeSantis gets a bill that would eliminate citizen boards to review police misconduct in Florida

A controversial bill to prevent investigations of local law enforcement by civilian review boards was sent to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
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Senate bill banning police review boards moves forward

Listen:   A bill to dismantle police citizen review boards moved forward in the state senate on Wednesday, but critics say the bill would end a program that builds trust between police and the community....
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Lawyer, members of Tampa citizen review board, discuss proposals that could dissolve Florida’s police oversight boards

Companion proposals in the Florida legislature could dissolve police oversight boards across the state, including those in Tampa and St. Petersburg. One bill already cleared a senate committee this week. Joining The Skinny on Friday,...

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