DEPUTY WHO FAILED TO ENGAGE PARKLAND SHOOTER GETS $104,000 ANNUAL PENSION FOR LIFE | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


DEPUTY WHO FAILED TO ENGAGE PARKLAND SHOOTER GETS $104,000 ANNUAL PENSION FOR LIFE

Scott Peterson, the Broward County sheriff’s deputy who failed to engage the Parkland high school shooter, is eligible to receive an annual pension in excess of six figures. The Sun Sentinel obtained records from the Florida Department of Management Services showing that Peterson, who retired in the weeks after the March shooting, is due to collect $8,700 per month. That works out to slightly more than $104,000 a year. Peterson, who is 55 years old, will be able to receive that pension for the rest of his life, and Broward County taxpayers will cover 50 percent of his health insurance premiums

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