Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie Arrested for Perjury

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie Arrested for Perjury

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Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
April 21, 2021

Embattled Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie has been arrested on a perjury charge.

“Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie was arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and charged with perjury in an official proceeding, which is a felony, county jail records show,” reads a report from the Associated Press.

FDLE spokeswoman Gretl Plessinger said no further information was immediately available and it was not known if the arrest is connected to the investigation that followed Feb. 14, 2018, shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Runci, who has faced significant pushback for his support of the Promise program— the measure that many Floridian’s believe allowed the Parkland School shooter to the committee his heinous crime — has been released on his own recognizance.


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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist and Publisher of,,, and He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming, and biking. Javier is also a political consultant and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Follow on Twitter: @JavManjarres Email him at

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