Mysteries, Missiles and Modern Morality
What happened in the school shooting at Stoneman High School gets even odder: It now seems a senior officer on scene ordered all the deputies to ‘set up a perimeter’ while the killer wandered around in the building for six minutes killing people. This goes contrary to the procedure instantiated after the Columbine massacre in 1999, that the first officer present ‘on scene’ was to engage the assailant and ‘neutralize’ him, even without backup.
Did that first deputy I discussed yesterday fail in his duty? I don’t mean to lay blame where there is none, but it seems he should he