By: Kyle James | 02-22-2018 | News
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Parkland, Florida - Armed Deputy Stood Outside, ‘Never Went In’ During Shooting

When you think of how things may have been different if an armed law enforcement officer was stationed at Parkland high school, you may want to think again.

It turns out Broward County Sheriff’s deputy Scot Peterson was assigned as Parkland high schools resource officer and was at the school when Nikolas Cruz, 19, killed 17 people and wounded 14 others in a six-minute period filled with gunsmoke, screams, and violence.

Peterson resigned Thursday after surveillance video showed he never entered the school even though he "clearly" knew there was a shooting taking place. Peterson neglected his duty as the school's resource officer and as a public servant when he remained outside while over a dozen students were brutally gunned down inside.

Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County Sheriff’s office said in a news conference Thursday that video showed Peterson arriving at the west side of the high school where the shooting took place and took up a position but "never went in."

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Israel confirmed Peterson "was absolutely on campus through this entire event" and despite being armed and in uniform he remained outside the building and never fired his weapon. The sheriff went on to say he was "devastated. Sick to my stomach. There are no words."

"What matters is that when we, in law enforcement, arrive at an active shooter, we go in and address the target," Israel said. "And that’s what should’ve been done." When reporters from local news attempted to reach out to Peterson for comment at his home in Boynton Beach they were met by six armed deputies guarding his home.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We sent <a href="https://twitter.com/BrianEntin?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@BrianEntin</a> to BSO Deputy Scot Peterson’s Boynton Beach home to try and talk to him about his resignation today. Were met by 6 <a href="https://twitter.com/PBCountySheriff?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@PBCountySheriff</a> deputies standing guard outside his home. They prevented us from approaching the house. <a href="https://t.co/1QPlmeHtqb">pic.twitter.com/1QPlmeHtqb</a></p>&mdash; Frank Guzman (@fguzmanon7) <a href="https://twitter.com/fguzmanon7/status/966825501846274048?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 23, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Why is it when children's lives are at stake the sheriffs failed to protect them, yet when it comes to protecting one of their own then security is paramount? Israel also confirmed Peterson was suspended without pay pending an internal investigation but he had already resigned.

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To make matters worse, in February 2016, the sheriff's office received a call from someone who was concerned Cruz "planned to shoot up the school." That information was forwarded to the Stoneman Douglas resource officer who appears to have been none other than Peterson himself.

Peterson was directly warned a year in advance that Cruz was a threat, yet he was allowed to walk right onto the campus and murder freely. Cruz encountered no resistance other than a brave student who attempted to hold a classroom door closed and was shot several times for it, and a teacher who was shot to death while trying to take Cruz down with his bare hands.

A union official named Jim Bell spoke on Peterson's behalf saying, "He believed he did a good job calling in the location, setting up the perimeter and calling in the description (of Cruz)."

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">MUST WATCH: Andrew Pollack father of slain teen Meadow Pollack, speaks his heart! Says he’s pissed, he’s angry, he doesn’t want to even deal with the gun issue right now! He just wants to secure our schools NOW! <a href="https://t.co/aUYWqiLNBD">pic.twitter.com/aUYWqiLNBD</a></p>&mdash; GITMO 🇺🇸 (@President1Trump) <a href="https://twitter.com/President1Trump/status/966443038863224834?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 21, 2018</a></blockquote>

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A father met with President Trump and his administration Thursday to discuss protecting schools the same way airports, banks, and stadiums are protected. He spoke with a clarity and conviction that only a parent who just buried their child could have.

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Source: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/02/23/police-officers-guard-home-deputy-assigned-to-florida-hs-who-never-went-in-during-shooting-report.html

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6 Comment/s
Anonymous No. 19131 2018-02-23 : 11:06

COWARD!

Anonymous No. 19135 2018-02-23 : 12:42

I noted in another Blog 100%fedup or Truthfeed they have a pretty picture of the Democrat Sheriff posing with Hillary.

Anonymous No. 19150 2018-02-23 : 15:25

Even tho 5 officers arrived in the 1st 10 mins.

During the 1999 April 20th Columbine shooting as many as 75 police officers waited almost 2 hours outside to enter.

It was estimated between 8 and 10 lives could have save if the 5 officers entered when they arrived.

Anonymous No. 19156 2018-02-23 : 17:06

Makes this seem more of a FF event when the people tasked with protecting us sit on their hands and allow it to go down.

Gun control shouldn't even be brought up, what these sjw kids should be complaining about is why the FBI and local police didn't do their jobs correctly. This looser was advertising his unstableness and thoughts of becoming a school killer. And law enforcement was aware!! What about the uber looser that said he dropped the shooter looser off with a soft rifle case at the high school?!?

I don't know about anyone else but if I was a bus, taxi, lyft, or uber and dropped off a young guy with a rifle case at a mall or school I would have immediately notified the police about it.

Anonymous No. 19157 2018-02-23 : 17:12

That pussy sheriff and his bending over for the fbi speaks volumes. Fake LEO are the problem, not Slide Fire. Buncha horseshit

Pat No. 19204 2018-02-24 : 07:46

These are the ppl who are going to protect my children, my wife, me and my home after the government takes my guns? I don' think so! If you want my guns you might want to send someone other than this wish he was a man.

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