CNN’s Jake Tapper Takes On Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel Over Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting … Sheriff Says He Has Provided “Amazing” Leadership Protecting Community (VIDEO)
AMAZING LEADERSHIP … WTF!!!
On Sunday in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel stated that he has provided “Amazing Leadership” and refused to take any responsibility for the deadly mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead. WHAT?!? Not only did the one resource officer not enter the building and waited for back up, but three other Broward County Sheriff’s deputies refused to enter the building and take on the shooter as the gunman killed innocent students. And this sheriff thinks he has provided amazing leadership, really? What kind of a cowardice department was this sheriff running?
You know its pretty bad for Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel when I find myself agreeing with Jake Tapper. The fact that this sheriff takes no responsibility for any of the actions of those beneath him show just how much of a lack of leadership he has provided. There comes a point where a leader admits their fault and looks to fix the problem and sometimes that even means resigning. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel needs to step down now. Not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 of his deputies acted the coward and refused to protect school children when they most needed the aid of law enforcement. That shows a systemic problem and that comes from a lack of leadership.
There is no way Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel survives this … he will either be forced to resign or fired from office. His amazing leadership aside, none of this would have ever have happened in the first place had his department done their job, let alone acted in doing their job to protect and serve. We support law enforcement; however, this is hardly it. All involved in the calamity of egregious errors that resulted in the deaths of 17 people must go and go now.
TAPPER: Are you really not taking any responsibility for the multiple red flags that were brought to the attention of the Broward sheriff’s office about this shooter before this incident, whether it was people near him, close to him calling the police–
ISRAEL: Jake, Jake — Jake, I can only take responsibility for what I knew about. I exercised my due diligence. I’ve given amazing leadership to this agency–
TAPPER: ‘Amazing leadership?’
ISRAEL: Yes, Jake. There’s a lot of things we’ve done throughout this — this is — you don’t measure a person’s leadership by a deputy not going in to — these deputies received the training they needed.
TAPPER: Maybe you measure somebody’s leadership by whether or not they protect the community. You’ve listed 23 incidents before the shooting involving the shooter and still, nothing was done to keep guns out of his hands, to make sure that the school was protected, to make sure you were keeping an eye on him — I don’t understand how you can sit there and claim amazing leadership?
Parkland School Resource Officer Scot Peterson, ‘Never Went In’ during the Mass Shooting (SRO Scot Peterson Suspended/Resigned) (VIDEO)
ARE YOU KIDDING ME, COULD LAW ENFORCEMENT POSSIBLY FAILED MORE, ESPECIALLY THE BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE!!!
Just when we thought we had heard it all with the massive systemic failures that took place that lead to the mass murders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida at the hands of Nikolas Cruz, we learn the following disgusting and cowardice fact. On Thursday, Broward Sheriff Scott Israel said that the school resource officer stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas never went into the building when the shooting began. WTF!!! The SRO, 54 year old Scott Peterson, never went into the building as gunfire continued as 17 individuals were killed and many more injured. The very person who is paid to protect the students and teachers, the one individual who had a gun waited outside as individuals were slaughtered. Sheriff Scott Israel said Deputy Scot Peterson should have “went in. Addressed the killer. Killed the killer.” Could law enforcement possibly have F’d this situation up anymore, from the FBI dropping the ball to the 39 times police went to the home to a SRO acting a coward as school children and teachers were killed. Sheriff Israel went on to say, “I am devastated. Sick to my stomach. He never went in.” Honestly, I am devastated and sick to my stomach how the entire system failed us all. More people than just this SRO need to go.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School SRO suspended/retiring after failing to enter school and engage shooter
Eight days after mass shooter Nikolas Cruz murdered 17 people inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Broward’s top cop on Thursday revealed a stunning series of failures by the sheriff’s department.
A school campus cop heard the gunfire, rushed to the building but never went inside — instead waiting outside for another four agonizing minutes as Cruz continued the slaughter.
The school’s resource officer, Scot Peterson, 54, was suspended without pay then immediately resigned and retired. Two other deputies have been placed on restricted duty while Internal Affairs investigates how they handled the two shooter warnings.
The admissions, made by Broward Sheriff Scott Israel at a press conference on Thursday evening, added to the growing list of missed signs in the years before Cruz went on a rampage that has horrified the nation and reignited the debate on gun control. The FBI, in an earlier and equally astonishing admission, said last week that the agency failed to act on a tip in January that Cruz was a possible violent threat.
“I’m completely disgusted,” said Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine, a former mayor of Parkland whose daughter attends Stoneman Douglas. “There is nobody in authority talking to each other and every organization that had a chance to stop this completely failed our children from top to bottom.”
The school’s resource officer, Scot Peterson, was suspended without pay then immediately resigned and retired. Seriously, that’s it? This individual should be charged with negligent homicide. According to reports, Peterson’s annual salary in 2016 was $75,673.72, but he made $101,013 that year with overtime and other compensation. Are you serious, this officer made over $100K and when called upon to do his job, played the COWARD. And this dude back in 2014 won best SRO of the year? What the hell was the qualification, a pulse? There is no way this cop better get his full pension after this act of cowardice. As citizens like football coach Aaron Feis ran toward danger, putting himself in harms way to save others, we hear that his cop, whose job it was to protect the student just froze and made certain he was safe. UNREAL.
Broward County better get ready for the lawsuits after this revelation of negligence.
I have purposely held back on reporting of the mass shooting murders because of my outrage at the incompetence of law enforcement and the political nature that this story has taken with the LEFT trying politicize it with a gun grab. I feel for the students, the families and the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy, and it was a tragedy in so many ways. However, it is obvious that many of the students are being exploited by the LEFT and the liberal MSM. The guns are not the problem, guns in the hands of crazy people might be. But more than that, had law enforcement, the FBI and the Broward County Sheriff’s office, just done their job … none of this would have happened.
Sean Hannity – Fox News, 2/1/18: What Would the MSM & Democrats be Doing If Rolls Were Reversed and Trump did What Hillary, Obama Admin. & Heads of FBI and DOJ Did?
#RELEASE THE MEMO looks like it will happen today, Friday, 2/2/18.
The double standard and liberal media bias has come to a head. Democrats have consistently stated that they have no evidence of collusion between the Russians and Donald Trump. Yet, the MSM and the LEFT want no part of transparency for possible abuses in the DOJ and FBI. So what are Democrats so afraid of if they have nothing to hide? The question really is, why would the media not want the truth? Sadly, the LEFT and their lapdog media continue to lie to the American people.
The MSM has the Watergate story of their life time in front of them, but because of their political bias and hatred for President Trump, they will not investigate to find the truth. This is the death of journalism.
MUST SEE … THE TRUTH IS FINALLY COMING OUT
Would the liberal MSM be reporting this corruption in the FBI and DOJ if this was bad for the GOP? It is criminal that the MSM has now become nothing more than a propaganda arm for the Democrat party. The Obama administration weaponized the FBI and DOJ, just like the did the IRS. A special council is needed and the swamp needs to be drained and individuals need to go to prison.
House Intel Votes to Release 4 Page Surveillance Memo to the Public … GOP Lawmakers Have Called It “Shocking,” “Troubling” and “Alarming”
#RELEASE THE MEMO, the memo has been released by House Intelligence Committee …
The 4 page memo that summarizes the FBI and DOJ’s abuses relating to the Steele dossier, the Obama administration’s FISA applications, and improper spying on the Trump campaign by the Obama administration has been released by the House Intelligence Committee. The memo alleges the FBI/DOJ/Obama administration abusedFISA law to obtain warrants. Republicans have called the contents of the memo as “shocking,” “troubling” and “alarming.” As stated at Powerline, “You can also judge the memo’s contents from the remarks of arch-Democrat Adam Schiff: ‘Today this committee voted to put the president’s personal interests, perhaps their own political interests, above the
Democratic Party’s national interests,’ the Democrat said.” So why doesn’t the Democrats, the LEFT and the liberal MSM want the contents of the memo open to the public? The lack of transparency on the part of the LEFT is telling and will be remembered come election time. Just how damning is it? The public will see soon and be able to make their own call. The truth needs to come out on this.
The House Intelligence Committee on Monday evening voted to release a classified memo circulating in Congress that purportedly reveals government surveillance abuses.
The vote was announced to reporters by California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the committee, who called it a “very sad day, I think, in the history of this committee.” The motion passed on a party-line basis, he said.
President Trump now has five days to decide whether he has any objections before the memo can be publicly released.
Last week, a top Justice Department official urged House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes not to release the memo, saying it would be “extraordinarily reckless” and could harm national security and ongoing investigations.
The four-page memo has being described by GOP lawmakers as “shocking,” “troubling” and “alarming,” with one congressman likening the details to KGB activity in Russia.
The memo will not be immediately released, but could be at any time this week or next. Following the release of the memo, the document goes to President Trump, who has up to five days to review and reject or approve its publication. Look for this bombshell to hit on Friday just in time for the Sunday shows to discuss … TIC, TOC!!!