Paper: NYC Didn’t Send Their Best Cops To DeSantis

The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports:

New details are emerging about the newest dozen police officers lauded by Gov. Ron DeSantis for moving to Florida from New York City to escape what the governor described as low morale and a lack of support from Democratic politicians there.

The new hires include one previously fired as a Walmart Inc. security guard, one with only three years of experience who demanded more than double his salary, and others with mysterious gaps in their resumes.

In one incident, a newly hired officer in Lakeland was among eight NYPD plainclothes officers accused in a federal lawsuit of handcuffing and brutally beating a man in January 2015. The city paid $178,000 to settle the case.

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