FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Florida sheriff makes changes after Parkland school shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Florida sheriff makes changes after Parkland school shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The sheriff of a Florida county where a gunman killed 17 students and staff at a high school has outlined steps his agency has taken in response to the Feb. 14 massacre.

Broward Sheriff Scott Israel sent a letter Wednesday to the state commission investigating the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, according to a South Florida Sun Sentinel report.

Israel said all deputies completed an additional eight hours of active-shooter training, and all school deputies attended a week of similar training and received carbines to give them more firepower.

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