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Scot Peterson, school instructor at Parkland shootings, has to face 11 charges

Peterson retired after being massacred in February 2018 in Parkland, Florida, in high school where 17 people died. He was released Tuesday at a hearing of new sheriff Gregory Tony.

The dismissal could affect Peterson's retirement benefits, Tony said.

Peterson, a resource resource officer, is charged with negligence, culpable negligence, and perjury in connection with the deadly shootout.

Days after the massacre of 14 February. It was seen as Peterson took position in front of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School building in front of the 1200s building, instead of entering the building where an armed man shot at students and staff.

Also released was Sgt. Brian Miller, a supervisor on the day of the shootout, told the sheriff's office.

Peterson was admitted to the Broward County jail, according to the prosecutor, and his bail is set at $ 1


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With more than 30 years of professional experience, Peterson's personnel record has an exemplary record – with two nominees as School Resource Deputy of the Year.

The father of a murdered girl applauded the indictment.

"Peterson was not committed to protecting life that day and stood behind a cement column for 48 minutes while slaughtering students and teachers." Alaina Petty's father, Ryan, said. "After a year of in-depth investigation, I am pleased that the (state) authorities have filed charges against former Deputy Scot Peterson."

Jaime Guttenberg's father said Peterson could have saved lives.

"I have no comment except to say it's red in hell, Scot Peterson," said Fred Guttenberg. "They could have saved some of the 17. They could have saved my daughter, they did not, and then you lied about it, and you deserve the misery that comes to you."

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[19659002] The president of the Broward Sheriff's Office Deputies Association, Jeff Bell, emailed CNN with that he raised several concerns with regard to Peterson's allegations, in particular with regard to neglect and negligence.

a & # 39; carer & # 39; "Does this mean that any police officer who now works on a detail involving children is now being charged with neglecting children when something happens?"

He said the union will not treat Peterson as a coward The union will act against Miller's dismissal.

The gunman, a former student, is charged with premeditated first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.

CNN's Pink Flores, Devon Sayers and Anisa Husain contributed to this report.

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