Judge orders former parkland deputy to remain in jail
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, a bail court judge ordered that the former Florida sheriff's deputy charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school that left 17 dead will remain in jail on 102,000 dollar bond.
56 year-old Scot Peterson was arrested Tuesday on 11 charges of neglect and negligence for remaining outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the attack.
Peterson is reportedly the first police officer to be criminally charged for his response to an active shooter situation.
Reuters reports that felony and misdemeanor charges against Peterson include seven counts of child neglect, three counts of culpable negligence and one count of perjury.