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The Myth That Police Officers Are Here To Protect And Serve

AFRICANGLOBE - You have no idea how many police officers have charged into a hostile situation, made a bad call and made things worse instead of better. In June of 2005 the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that police officers did NOT have a constitutional duty to protect a person from harm. In 2018 the students of Parkland filed a lawsuit against 6 defendants including now former Deputy Peterson, the campus monitor, the Broward County Sheriff’s office and even the Broward school district. But a Federal judge’s ruling determined that “government agencies had no constitutional duty to protect students who were not in custody”.