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originally posted by: Vector99
a reply to: carewemust
Regardless of any order given, the cop onsite was chicken shlt and unwilling to do his job.
He can retire with full benefits, but he'll live the rest of his life knowing he could have made a difference that day, but sat outside scared.
originally posted by: SR1TX
The fact that the shooter was taken into custody without incident and then taken to a hospital for a psyche evaluation should be evidence enough for all of you that this whole thing is not right.
originally posted by: carewemust
March 1, 2018
Several media outlets are now confirming that Broward County Sheriff Officers arriving at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school (Parkland, FL.) were ordered to NOT engage the shooter. To stay outside the school. While they waited outside, Nikolas Cruz murdered 17 students/faculty, and injured 14 others.
Excerpted from nearby Miami Herald: www.miamiherald.com...
The Broward Sheriff’s Office captain who initially took charge of the chaotic scene at a Parkland high school where 17 people were killed, told deputies to form a perimeter around the deadly scene — which they did, instead of going in to confront the shooter, according to a partial BSO dispatch log obtained by the Miami Herald.
Capt. Jan Jordan, commander of BSO’s Parkland district, gave the order, the log shows, identifying her by her police call sign.
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel has said BSO training and nationwide active-shooter procedure call for armed law enforcement officers to confront shooters immediately rather than secure a scene.
Some people are saying that receiving an order to "stay outside" while the killing is occurring, is not as bad as a "stand down" order. I think that's just parsing words. The hideous outcome is the same either way.