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Former Florida law enforcement official claims wrongful termination, accuses agency and Gov. Ron DeSantis of retaliation

Posted on AllSides June 23rd, 2024
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A former top official for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is accusing the agency and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis of retaliating against him after he disclosed alleged misconduct by them.

Shane Desguin says he was forced to resign from his job as chief of staff last year after he refused to comply with “directives” he felt violated the law or were inappropriate, according to a whistleblower lawsuit filed this week in Leon County Circuit Court.

He also accuses DeSantis and FDLE officials of violating the privacy rights of...

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