Florida police raided home of fired data scientist Rebekah Jones. Here’s what happened.
Florida state police raided the home of Rebekah Jones Monday, seizing her computer equipment. Video of the raid from inside her Tallahassee home showed the police were armed. Jones is a former Department of Health employee who built the state’s much-praised COVID-19 dashboard. She was fired from her job as a Geographic Information Systems manager for the department in May. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement had a warrant to search the home and seize items like computer equipment. Here’s what we know about the raid.