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Big DeSantis Win: Florida Lures Over a Dozen Former NYPD Officers


Ron DeSantis has been on one heck of a role lately. 

He’s pushed back on Joe Biden‘s terrible policies more than anyone else in regards to immigration and the unconstitutional vaccine and mask mandates.

Now DeSantis has successfully lured some of New York City’s finest to greener pastures.

At least 14 former NYPD Officers took DeSantis up on his offer to join the police force in Lakeland, Florida.

Officers say they made the move due to various reasons, including the vaccine mandate in New York, as well better treatment from Floridians.

Daily Mail has the latest on the relocation of 14 former NYPD officers to Florida:

Matt Spoto and Ryan Riveron were among 14 former NYPD officers who made the move to Lakeland, 12 of them over the last two months, after a recruiting trip by the Lakeland Police Department in April.

'It was an eye opener,' Spoto said in a video posted to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' Facebook.

In New York, 'it was almost like I was ashamed to be a law enforcement officer,' he added.

A community of 108,000 people, about 35 miles east of Tampa, the Lakeland Police Department launched a social media campaign directed at NYPD cops earlier this year prior to sending representatives to recruit in Times Square back in April.

One Lakeland PD recruiter told Spoto 'that you could park your police vehicles in front of your house … I thought that was mind-blowing,' before telling potential recruits that the 'tools and laws' afforded to officers in New York City are not enough to allow them to succeed.

Our friends at Breitbart have more from DeSantis and his mission to protect the jobs of the police:

The most recent factor resulting in tensions between officers and the NYPD is Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (D) vaccine mandate for municipal workers, which went into effect on November 1, according to the Post.

On Monday, Gov. DeSantis further solidified the stark contrast between Florida and New York, stating, “Look, no cop, no firefighter, no nurse, nobody should be losing their jobs because of these jabs.”

“We have got to stand up for people and protect their jobs, and protect their livelihoods,” the governor added.

DeSantis: "Nobody should be losing their jobs because of these jabs"


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