Two deputies were fired Tuesday for neglecting their duties during the Parkland, FL, school shooting, announced Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony at a press conference Wednesday.
Tony said several deputies were investigated by internal affairs following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018 that left 17 dead and 17 others injured. Some of these investigations were launched before Tony took command and others were conducted after, reports WSVN.
The now completed Stoneman Douglas internal affairs investigation incorporated a review of the performance of seven deputies employed out of the Parkland district who responded to the school's campus.
Edward Eason and Josh Stambaugh were the two deputies terminated on Tuesday following the investigation.
"The deputy and sergeant were found to have neglected their duties at MSD High School," noted a press release from the Broward Sheriff's Office. "They have been terminated and will no longer be privileged to serve as law enforcement deputies for the Broward Sheriff's Office."
"Three remaining deputies were found not sustained, meaning no disciplinary action was taken against them," said Tony.
Scot Peterson and Brian Miller were fired in early June for neglect of duty.