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  • Moment sheriff's deputy stayed OUTSIDE Parkland school while 17 children were massacred

    03/15/2018 2:20:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | march 15, 2018 | AP
    FULL TITLE: Moment sheriff's deputy stayed OUTSIDE Parkland school while 17 children were massacred inside is caught on newly released CCTV footage Newly released school security video shows a Florida sheriff's deputy go toward the high school building while a gunman massacred 17 students and staff members, but he stayed outside with his handgun drawn for some 27 minutes. The Broward County Sheriff's Office released the video on Thursday showing disgraced former Deputy Scot Peterson's actions during the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. It shows him and a staff member rushing toward the 1200...
  • Judicial Watch: Broward County Sheriff’s Office Training Materials Say First One or Two Officers...

    03/15/2018 1:48:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 15, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Full title: Judicial Watch: Broward County Sheriff’s Office Training Materials Say First One or Two Officers on Scene should ‘Confront the Shooter’ ‘Remember, every time you hear a gunshot in an active shooter incident; you have to believe that is another victim being killed.’ Four Officers on Scene at February 14 Parkland Shooting Did Not Enter School Building (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released Broward County Sheriff’s Office training and operation materials that specifically dictate that the first one or two officers on the scene of an active shooter incident “will immediately go to confront the shooter.” The Broward...
  • Broward Deputy Scot Peterson seen standing outside during Florida school shooting in new video

    03/15/2018 11:07:55 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3-15-2018 | Katherine Lam
    Broward Deputy Scot Peterson stands safely behind a concrete wall taking no action as high school students lay dead and wounded just feet away, newly released video of the Florida school shooting shows. The Broward Sheriff’s Office released the 27-minute video Thursday of the former longtime resource officer responding to initial reports of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14. Peterson, who was assigned to the school and on site when the shooting began, is seen with a civilian security monitor at the start of the video, but spends most of the video standing outside the...
  • Deputy who hid outside Stoneman Douglas High as shooter murdered 17 is seen enjoying $60,000 [tr]

    03/13/2018 12:29:55 PM PDT · by C19fan · 74 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 13, 2018 | Ben Ashford
    The Florida school cop branded a coward for failing to tackle mass shooter Nikolas Cruz is seen for the first time - enjoying his taxpayer-funded retirement. Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson, 54, chose to resign and retire rather than face an internal affairs investigation for 'seeking cover' while AR-15 wielding Cruz slaughtered kids inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. That means the 33-year law enforcement veteran will keep his $60,000 pension unless he's hit with a federal charge of failing to act, which legal experts say will be hard to prove. Peterson appeared happy and relaxed Saturday as he headed to...
  • Judge enters not guilty plea for Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz (Death penalty case)

    03/14/2018 11:34:51 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 64 replies
    CN N ^ | March 14, 2018 | Jason Hanna & Eliott C. McLaughlin
    A judge entered a plea of not guilty on Nikolas Cruz's behalf as the teen was arraigned Wednesday in last month's massacre at a South Florida high school -- on the same day students across the country walked out of class to demand stricter gun laws because of the killings. A Broward County grand jury last week indicted the 19-year-old gunman on 17 counts of premeditated murder in the first degree and 17 counts of attempted murder in the first degree. Wednesday's plea in a Fort Lauderdale court came after Cruz's defense attorney told the judge that the teen was...
  • Florida Mass Murder Done with 10 Round Magazines

    03/09/2018 12:13:31 PM PST · by marktwain · 36 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 2 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    It seems the mass murderer in Florida did not use magazines of a capacity over 10 rounds. This presents a minor difficulty for those who want to ban magazines over 10 rounds.From The “weapon and bullets were not high quality and were breaking apart,” one of the legislators, state Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, told the Herald.Cruz went in with only 10-round magazines because larger clips would not fit in his duffel bag, Book said. Given the general ignorance of reporters on firearms technology, and of  Democrats in general, I would not rely on this information until we have...
  • Judge orders videos from Parkland school to be released

    03/12/2018 4:55:02 PM PDT · by MNDude · 8 replies
    BREAKING: A Circuit Court has ruled that video taken from exterior cameras at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the mass shooting can be released to the public. The videos will be released Thursday at the earliest. - WPLG
  • Parkland School attack started at 2:21 PM, ended at 2:27 PM, officers entered building at 2:32 PM

    03/10/2018 2:40:42 PM PST · by rogerantone1 · 30 replies
    The Miami Herald has this description of the incredibly slow response from the Broward Sheriff’s office. While Broward Deputy Scot Peterson arrived at the building one minute after the attack started, it was another 10 minutes before any officers attempted to enter the building.
  • Friess Matches $2.5 Million To Stop School Shootings

    03/09/2018 11:21:16 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 3/9/2018 | Julia Nista
    American businessman Foster Friess wants to end school shootings, and he’s offering to match up to $2.5 million in donations to do it. Friess, writing in USA Today, says the donations to the National Christian Foundation’s “Return to Civility Fund” would “go specifically to programs that improve school safety, develop youth mentoring, and promote a return to civility in our schools.” Donors have until March 24th to have their contributions matched. Friess believes it is important to address the core issue surrounding school shooters by attacking the problem directly: the shooter himself.
  • What does Broward Sheriff Scott Israel not want us to see?

    03/09/2018 11:37:04 AM PST · by detective · 33 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | March 7, 2018
    Since the Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, many government officials have walled off information needed to assess how well they did their jobs. At the head of the pack is Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, who suggests the school’s resource officer acted cowardly during the mass shooting and two deputies mishandled earlier warnings. Aside from that, though, the sheriff wants you to take his word that he and his deputies did amazing work before, during and after the shooting.
  • Disgraced Parkland deputy heard shots inside school building, told cops to stay away

    03/09/2018 10:52:58 AM PST · by conservatism_IS_compassion · 56 replies
    Roundly vilified for not entering a Parkland high school during a mass shooting, Broward Deputy Scot Peterson insisted publicly that he believed that gunfire was happening outside on campus — not from inside the building. But internal radio dispatches released by the sheriff's office Thursday show Peterson immediately fixated on Building 12 and even radioed that gunfire was happening “inside.” And, just as school shooter Nikolas Cruz was fleeing the building after killing 17 people, Peterson warned his fellow officers to stay away — even as wounded students and staff lay inside . . . “Do not approach the...
  • Disgraced school deputy gets caught lying about Florida massacre

    03/09/2018 9:15:25 AM PST · by conservative98 · 42 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 9, 2018 | Yaron Steinbuch
    The disgraced Florida sheriff’s deputy who explained his failure to act during the school massacre by saying he believed the shooter was outside actually radioed that gunfire was inside, according to a report.
  • Guess Who’s Funding the ‘Student’ Gun Control Movement?

    03/05/2018 11:49:21 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 42 replies ^ | March 1, 2018 | Onan Coca
    At the risk of being called cold or harsh, let me begin by saying every American has a right to his/her opinion on just about any issue. Including guns. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let me add this: the people playing partisan politics on the graves of the 17 innocent dead people from Douglas High School are despicable. I don’t care what age they are. Over the last couple of weeks, a variety of conservative voices have gotten in trouble for insinuating that the anti-gun protesters coming out of Douglas High School seem far too practiced...
  • FBI staffers knew warnings about Nikolas Cruz were related but closed the case, lawmakers learn

    03/07/2018 7:11:35 PM PST · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 7, 2018 | Frank Miles
    The FBI this week detailed to Congress a series of mistakes and missed opportunities to intervene before a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida -- including a revelation that staffers knew two warnings about suspect Nikolas Cruz were related, but still closed the case. FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich made the comments in a closed briefing Tuesday with members of the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees. In a summary released Wednesday to Fox News, Bowdich cited two tips that the FBI received about Cruz in September 2017 and January 2018 that were mishandled.
  • Two Miramar SWAT officers suspended for heading to Parkland massacre

    03/08/2018 6:42:25 AM PST · by ptsal · 56 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 07-Mar-2018 | Linda Trischitta
    When a gunman started shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, two Miramar SWAT team members did what comes naturally: They went to help. Now they’ve been suspended for it. The officers did not have permission to respond to the shooting at Parkland on Feb. 14, when 17 people were killed. And that created an officer safety issue and left them unaccountable for their actions, according to their police department. But their union reacted differently.
  • Gun Control Advocates Call for 'High-Capacity' Magazine Ban, Parkland Shooter Didn't Use One

    03/03/2018 10:17:38 AM PST · by Simon Green · 42 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 03/02/18 | Julio Rojas
    With gun control activists calling for the ban of “high-capacity” magazines in the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting, it turns out suspect Nikolas Cruz did not use “high-capacity” magazines. Instead, he opted to use 10-round magazines for his AR-15. The Miami Herald reports Florida state Sen. Lauren Book (D) said Cruz carried 10-round magazines because larger capacity ones would not have fit in his duffel bag. His rifle further jammed because both it and the bullets “were not high quality and were breaking apart.” After his rifle jammed, he reportedly tossed it and was able...
  • BREAKING: A Parkland First Responder Just Made An Admission And It’s Bad!

    03/01/2018 2:23:16 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 70 replies
    ... Made An Admission And It’s Bad!
  • Why Did It Take Two Weeks To Discover Parkland Students’ Astroturfing?

    03/01/2018 2:44:57 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 49 replies
    The Federalist ^ | MARCH 1, 2018 | David Hines
    “Can you believe these kids?” It’s been a recurring theme of the coverage of the Parkland school shooting: the remarkable effectiveness of the high school students who created a gun control organization in the wake of the massacre. In seemingly no time, the magical kids had organized events ranging from a national march to a mass school walkout, and they’d brought in a million dollars in donations from Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney. The Miami Herald credited their success to the school’s stellar debate program. The Wall Street Journal said it was because they were born online, and organizing was...
  • Politico Writer Angry at Broward Sheriff for Hurting Liberal Anti-NRA Narrative

    03/03/2018 7:30:46 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 42 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 3, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    Michael Grunwald expressed his anger in Politico magazine at Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. He is upset because Sheriff Israel's inept leadership and boastful manner has diverted attention away from the anti-NRA narrative being promoted by the left and the mainstream media. Yes, instead of being primarily concerned about how the sheriff overlooked dozens of red flags that allowed the tragic shooting to take place on Valentine's Day in Parkland Florida at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Grunwald focused his ire upon him because the sheriff, not the NRA, became the primary target of anger.
  • NAACP Helped Craft Sheriff Israel’s No Arrest Policy

    03/01/2018 10:37:07 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 45 replies ^ | 2/28/18 | Tea Party
    (Conservative Tribune) – Political motivations often lead to bad policy — in the case of the Broward County School District, political motivations led to deadly policy. A look at the past seven years since Scott Israel became the head of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office reveal his agenda for self-advancement by making the school district in his jurisdiction appear safer. His actions proved to do the exact opposite. During his reelection campaign in 2016, Israel proudly toted his accomplishments of “sharply reduc(ing) violent crime and burglary rates,” as well as his “innovative initiatives” to keep students in school and out...