"What was needed was the ability to reach out to some specialty teams," Sheriff Darnell told the Orlando Sentinel. "We've never been able to predict the unknown and we just don't know what to expect."
Rick Scott, Florida governor, declares state of emergency over Richard Spencer event →
Darnell said Scott's executive order was not intended to "alarm anyone," but to make sure that her office has the "resources and equipment to help us prepare for violence or widespread property damage."
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