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Florida Sheriffs Association elects first African-American president

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The Florida Sheriffs Association has elected its first African-American president in the history of the law enforcement association. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings will lead the organization, which represents the 66 elected sheriffs in the state and the appointed public safety director in Miami-Dade County. Demings, a native of Orlando who has been the Orange County sheriff since 2008, has recently been in the national spotlight with the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando and the death of…

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