Report: ‘Coward of Broward’ Covered Up Sexual Assault Incident Involving Sheriff Scott Israel’s Son

Breitbart | 1/5/2019 | Staff
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A report by Real Clear Investigations (RCI) suggests Sheriff Scott Israel did not fire Deputy Scot Peterson–aka, the “Coward of Broward”–following the Parkland school shooting because Peterson covered up a sexual assault incident involving the sheriff’s son.

According to RCI, in 2014 “Israel’s then-17-year-old son, Brett, was accused of participating in a sexual assault of a 14-year-old boy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas  High School.”

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Peterson wrote up a report on the incident in which he said the victim “alleged that Israel, then the school’s starting quarterback, held him  down while another senior kicked him, grabbed his genitals and rammed a  baseball bat between his buttocks, simulating rape.”

Individuals with knowledge of the accusations say Peterson could have pursued felony charges against Israel instead reduced the matter to “simple battery.” This allowed Israel to benefit from an Obama-era disciplinary reduction policy and...
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