Lawsuit: The Parkland shooting and duty of police



Judge rejects embattled school deputy's claim he had no duty to confront Parkland gunman: CBS
"A judge has rejected a deputy's claim that he had no duty to confront the gunman during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Refusing to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the parent of a victim, Broward Circuit Judge Patti Englander Henning found after a hearing Wednesday that ex-deputy Scot Peterson did have a duty to protect those inside the school where 17 people died and 17 were wounded Feb. 14. "
Read more: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/marjory-stoneman-douglas-shooting-judge-rejects-officer-scot-peterson-claim-he-had-no-duty-to-confront-gunman/

This is, I think, going to take a while for the courts to sort out. What is the particular duty of a cop on the scene?





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