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Ron DeSantis insists his police hiring spree has nothing to do with scooping up officers who left their jobs over vaccine requirements

Posted On: Dec 2, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida.
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DeSantis has been rounding up out-of-state law enforcement officers to join Florida departments.
The governor said that "Nobody should lose their job based on ."
He insists that his call for more officers "has nothing to do with their vaccination status."
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said Sunday that he is "actively working to recruit out-of-state law enforcement" who have decided to leave their departments in protest of vaccine mandates but said during a press conference on Monday that his call-out was not strictly for unvaccinated officers. "It's for officers, period. It has nothing to do with their vaccination status," DeSantis said in response to a reporter who asked about his recruitment of unvaccinated law enforcement officers. "We all know corporate media lies, OK? Assume what they tell you is false," he added. "Nobody should lose their job based on these injections," he said to Fox News's...

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