Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has announced $1,000 bonuses for law enforcement officials in his state.
DeSantis said that “some want to defund the police. We’re funding the police… and then some.”
FL Gov. Ron DeSantis announces $1K bonuses to law enforcement officials in his state:
“Some want to defund the police. We’re funding the police and then some.” pic.twitter.com/qy3bhedlye
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) May 5, 2021
The bonuses will be given to all police officers, firefighters and first responders in the state, he announced on Wednesday during a press conference.
Some want to defund the police.
In Florida, we’re funding them & then some by providing all of our heroes $1,000 bonuses. This represents more than 174,000 first responders across the state!
— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) May 5, 2021
“They were out there, every single day, our police, our fire, our EMTs, and they had to work more than they ever have,” DeSantis said.