Miramar SWAT Members Who Responded To Parkland Shooting Suspended

Two South Florida SWAT team members who responded to last month's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland have been temporarily suspended from their duties.

Miramar Police Department officials said in an email Wednesday that the officers didn't advise supervisors that they were going to the Parkland high school during the Feb. 14th shooting. 

The suspension only applies to the Miramar SWAT team, so the two officers will remain on active duty for other assignments, authorities say.

Miramar's SWAT team had been training in nearby Coral Springs the morning of the shooting. The team had been placed on standby after reports of an active shooter, but the Broward Sheriff's Office never called for them.

A spokesperson for the department said the officers' actions created a lack of accountability and potential safety situation.

A third SWAT team member was suspended for violating the department's social media policy, according to officials.

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