Free at last, free at last, thank God almighty, Robert Runcie is free at last.
Ol’ Pete was beyond excited and kicked up lots of sand to hear that former Broward superintendent, Robert Runcie is free from the shackles of charges that he lied to a Grand Jury. It has been almost two years since he was arrested and his mug shot graced the cover of newspapers nationwide. If you google Runcie’s name (The Detective just did.), the first photo to appear is his mugshot and stories detailing his arrest are not far behind. Runcie had a decade long run as superintendent of Broward and had it not been for the Parkland school shooting, he may have had a decade longer. Up to the day of his arrest, Runcie enjoyed the support of the majority of the Broward School Board. But the Detective has sleuthed the response of superintendents all over the country prior to and since February 14, 2018. Within a year of similar shootings, the superintendents left to allow healing via new leadership. Runcie’s refusal to leave by choice led to a perjury charge that forced him out. […]