MSD High's Former School Resource Officers Suffers Two Court Losses

A Broward judge rules a civil lawsuit against now former Broward Sheriff's Office Deputy Scot Peterson can continue.

She dismissed his attorney's request that the case be thrown out.

The argument was, by law Peterson - who never confronted the shooter - didn't have a duty to protect people in the school.

The judge disagreed.

Peterson's attorney plans to appeal.

The judge also rejecting Peterson's request to prevent Andrew Pollack, the outspoken father of one of the victims, from attending Peterson's deposition.

Today's hearings took place at the same time as the MSD Public Safety Commission meets in Tallahassee.

They're spending today and tomorrow hammering out the final report they'll be submitting to the governor on January 1st.


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