Wesley F. White, Esq.
Post Office Box 17015Fernandina Beach, FL 32035Telephone: 904.335.8335 Email: email@example.com
August 2, 2013Florida Commission on Human Relations2009 Apalachee ParkwaySuite 100Tallahassee, Florida 32301Re:
Complaint under Florida’s “Whistleblower's Act”
EMPLOYEE: Bernard Albert Kruidbos, Employee ID #902923STATE AGENCY: Office of the State Attorney for the 4
JudicialCircuitADVERSE PERSONNELACTION: Termination of EmploymentDATE OF ADVERSEACTION: July 11, 2013Office of the Chief Inspector General:The undersigned represents Ben Kruidbos, the above-referenced employee (now former employee) of the Office of the State Attorney for the 4
Judicial Circuit (hereinafter the
Contrary to the provisions of Florida Statutes 112.3187, Mr. Kruidbos was the victim of retaliatory action by the SAO on Friday, July 11, 2013
when he was terminated fromemployment. Mr. Kruidbos was terminated for having testified (pursuant to a subpoena) before the circuit court in and for Seminole County
, on June 6,
2013. The nature of histestimony related to the possible knowing violation, by the State of Florida (the SAO), of its reciprocal discovery obligations (under the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure, andunder Florida and federal law) in a criminal prosecution. Such a violation falls within the
Copy of letter terminating Mr. Kruidbos’ employment is attached.
State v. Zimmerman
, Case No. 2012-001083-CFA.