PUSHED OUT: Former Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey said Tuesday he was forced by the Scott administration to resign in December. Gov. Rick Scott, who initially said Bailey resigned voluntarily, acknowledged on Tuesday that the long-time commissioner had been forced out.
PUSHED OUT: Former Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey said Tuesday he was forced by the Scott administration to resign in December. Gov. Rick Scott, who initially said Bailey resigned voluntarily, acknowledged on Tuesday that the long-time commissioner had been forced out. OSCAR SOSA ASSOCIATED PRESS
PUSHED OUT: Former Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey said Tuesday he was forced by the Scott administration to resign in December. Gov. Rick Scott, who initially said Bailey resigned voluntarily, acknowledged on Tuesday that the long-time commissioner had been forced out. OSCAR SOSA ASSOCIATED PRESS

Fred Grimm: Florida’s top cop gets whacked by hardball politics

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Fred Grimm joined the Herald in 1976. Since 1991 he has written a column about crime, politics and life in Broward.