FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony held a news conference Thursday morning to announce some changes within the department.
Tony announced the selection of new members to the Professional Standards Committee, as well as that he will be implementing a Use of Force Review Board.
According to the BSO, the PSC is responsible for reviewing the findings of Internal Affairs cases and providing disciplinary recommendations to the sheriff.
The new members include attorneys and people who have worked in labor practice.
Tony said he’s also instituting a seven-member Use of Force Review Board.
Use of force has been an issue for the Broward Sheriff’s Office over the last year.
TWO HIGH-PROFILE CASES INVOLVING USE OF FORCE
The sheriff fired Deputy Christopher Krickovich after cellphone video showed the deputy slamming then 15-year-old Delucca Rolle’s head into the pavement while punching him.