I was disappointed to learn that the union rescinded its endorsement late last night. I understand that these are tough times in law enforcement – we are all feeling vilified because of the intense spotlight on law enforcement misconduct. … But I am the Sheriff of everyone in Orange County, and voters elected me to keep this community safe. I am accountable to them – and I am also accountable to all members of this agency.It is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to go through Mina's career of nearly three decades in law enforcement, or tenure as Sheriff and Orlando Police Chief, and conclude that he is a firebrand progressive police reformer.
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