PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Top members of law enforcement agencies across Palm Beach County are expressing their concerns with a controversial new plan to relocate hundreds of illegal immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to Palm Beach and Broward Counties.
The Palm Beach County Association of Chiefs of Police wrote a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis, strongly opposing the move and saying it'll provide challenges for agencies in the county.
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The letter reads in part:
The association goes onto say:
The letter says the influx of migrants will present challenges to the Palm Beach County School District, as well have a major effect on law enforcement officers in carrying out their primary function.
The letter ends:
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office tells FOX 29 that Chief Angel Belen of the U.S. Border Patrol traveled from Miami twice this week to meet with Sheriff Ric Bradshaw and the Palm Beach County Association of Chiefs of Police.