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Suzanne Devine Clark, an art teacher at Deerfield Beach Elementary School, places painted stones at a memorial outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the first anniversary of the school shooting on Feb. 14, 2019, in Parkland, Fla. The state passed its red flag law in 2018 after the shootings at the high school. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Florida Could Serve As Example For Lawmakers Considering Red Flag Laws

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Broward Sheriff Scott Israel refused to resign for nearly a year but on Friday, he was suspended and replaced by former Coral Springs Police Department Lt. Gregory Tony. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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A woman sets up tables for hand-counting ballots in Palm Beach County on Thursday. Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hand Recounts Progress In Florida Senate Race

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Scot Peterson addresses a Broward County school board meeting in 2015. The former school resource officer, criticized for remaining outside during the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., began receiving a monthly pension of more than $8,000 in April. AP hide caption

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The Broward County state attorney will seek the death penalty in its case against Nikolas Cruz, who is charged with 17 counts of murder in the Parkland, Fla., shooting. Cruz is seen here at a hearing Feb. 19 in Fort Lauderdale. Getty Images hide caption

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Some Republican lawmakers in Florida are calling on Gov. Rick Scott to remove Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. The sheriff (center) and Scott (right) are seen here on Feb. 15, the day after the shooting. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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