During the March 25 airing of Face the Nation, Parkland school shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv suggested people looking for something to blame ought to be pointing at the “cowards of Broward County” rather than guns. Kashuv was referencing the Broward County Sheriff’s Office from which a deputy arrived on scene 90 seconds into the attack
The Associated Press by AWR Hawkins15 Mar 20180 15 Mar, 201815 Mar, 2018 In a release issued on March 15, Judicial Watch reported that Broward County Operations documents direct deputies to confront an active shooter, which is what deputy Scot Peterson did not do when he arrived at building 12 of the Parkland high school.
A North Texas sheriff left no doubt about his policy on engaging active shooters. The sheriff made it clear his deputies will not wait for SWAT or other agencies. “We go into engage and stop the shooter and save lives,” the sheriff wrote in a memorandum on Wednesday. Denton County Sheriff Tracy Murphree sent a
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told a reporter that his deputy failing to enter the school while the shooting was in progress was not his responsibility. “I gave him a gun. I gave him a badge. I gave him the training,” Sheriff Israel told an NBC6 South Florida reporter in a video interview tweeted by Erika