The former Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland school massacre was arrested on 11 criminal charges related to his actions, prosecutors announced.
56-year-old Scot Peterson faces child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury charges that carry a combined potential prison sentence of nearly 100 years.
Peterson, then a Broward deputy, was on duty as the school resource officer during the February 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and hid outside and “refused to investigate the source of gunshots, retreated during the active shooting while victims were being shot and directed other law enforcement who arrived on scene to remain 500 feet away from the building.” Seventeen people died and 17 others were wounded in the attack.
The Gang Was Dealt a Severe Blow
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Monday ruled against House Democrats who tried to block the Trump administration from reallocating Defense Department funds for a border wall.
Nearly 9-in-10 Of 'Catch-And-Release' Illegals Fail To Show Up For Immigration Hearings
Can We Get Some More Cheap Labor Please
Democratic presidential candidate Robert Francis ‘Beto’ O’Rourke argued America’s immigration system can handle more migrants during an appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday.
Communism Expert on What’s Behind the Push for Open Borders
An interview with Trevor Loudon, author of "The Enemies Within: Communists, Socialists, and Progressives in the U.S. Congress"
Violence tends to increase during the summer months
It was the most violent weekend of 2019. Fifty-two people were shot and 10 people were killed in what police called a "despicable" spate of violence over the weekend in Chicago. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said the latest deadly weekend in the city shows "the challenges we face are complex and profound."