Broward County, Fla., school officials portray as a great success their Obama administration-inspired program offering counseling to students who break the law, instead of having them arrested or expelled. They insist that it played no role in Februarys school massacre by Nikolas Cruz. They also claim that in fact juvenile recidivism rates are down and school safety is up, thanks to the program.
The evidence tells a far different story.
Broward County juvenile justice division records, federal studies of Broward school district safety and the district's own internal reporting show that years of intensive" counseling didnt just fail to reform repeat offender Cruz, who allegedly went on to shoot and kill 17 people at his high school. Records show such policies have failed to curtail other campus violence and its effects now on the rise in district schools including fighting, weapons use, bullying and related suicides.
Meanwhile, murders, armed robberies and other violent felonies committed by children outside of schools have hit record levels, and some see a connection with whats happening on school grounds. Since the relaxing of discipline, Broward youths have not only brazenly punched out their teachers, but terrorized Broward neighborhoods with drive-by shootings, gang rapes, home invasions and carjackings.
Broward County now has the highest percentage of the most serious, violent [and] chronic juvenile offenders in Florida, according to the countys chief juvenile probation officer. (Excerpt) Read more at realclearinvestigations.com ...
During his laughable reelection campaign in 2016, Israel proudly toted his accomplishments of sharply reduc(ing) violent crime and burglary rates, as well as his innovative initiatives to keep students in school and out of jail, the Sun Sentinel reported.
Those campaign statistics were nothing more than a smokescreen......even outright lies this turkey got a stupid electorate to gobble up.
In 2013, a year after Isreal duped a bunch of the dolts into electing him, The Broward County School Board and District Superintendent made an agreement with Broward County Law enforcement officials to essentially stop arresting students for any crimes whatsoever b/c they were being committed by minority criminals.
Also whipping Broward into shape, then-pres Obama and his henchmen at The NAACP. ThusNO DAMAGING POLICE RECORDS ON-FILE for the minority class---the ones committing all the crimes.
Runcie is no amateur at govt fraud--he's Obama's hand-picked flunkie from Chicago.In Chicago govt fraud is a hobby.
Runcie is sitting on a $900 million school bond issue he refuses to spend and his offshore vacaions are becoming more frequent.