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New details in our Matt Shirk investigation

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Updated: 10/25/2013 4:04 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- Action News has new information in the investigation of public defender Matt Shirk.

New documents show how closely the top brass in his office followed our requests.

We started investigating Matt Shirk three months ago, after former employees brought their concerns to us about the public defender's actions in office.

Recently released documents show Shirk's office closely monitored our public records requests, and had meetings on how to handle the requests.

A message sent from Shirk's chief of staff at the time even questioned who was talking to Action News.

Ron Mallett has since resigned from his position as chief of staff.  His name is listed on the termination letters of Tiffany Ice, and the other two girls.

You can see all of our past investigations on, just go to our Action News Investigates section.
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viejo - 10/19/2013 6:01 PM
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Shunderson, have you been keeping your head buried in the sand? How about drinking in the office, conduct unbecoming, hiring bimbos from a bar, letting his wife perform HR services. The list goes on. Suffice it to say: He's a lawyer.

Shunderson - 10/18/2013 8:51 PM
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I'm still waiting for Channel 47, Channel 4, or the liberal rag Florida Times Union to come up with a specific charge that would necessitate Shirk being removed from office. There's a lot of innuendo but not much else. Either make the charge or shut up!

MadameX - 10/18/2013 8:31 PM
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It would be interesting to see what Shirk would do if all of the Public Defenders just walked out and refused to come back to work unless he resigned. His ego, like the head of the SA's office, continues to convince them they haven't done anything illegal and will continue to stay in their positions. Hopefully, the voters of Duval County will show them differently at election time.
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