Broward Sheriff Scott Israel

Two Broward County leaders who have been criticized for their handling of the Feb. 14 shooting at a Parkland high school displayed a stark contrast in attitude as they were questioned on Thursday by a state investigative commission that includes parents of slain students.


 The uptick in flakka cases in South Florida has prompted Broward Sheriff’s Office to come up with a plan to combat the distribution and use of the drug.

According to BSO’s website, there’s been a 45 percent increase in flakka cases so far this year compared to last year.

Broward Sheriff Scott Israel says his department has started by educating the public.