“We do not stage and wait for SWAT, we do not take cover in a parking lot, and we do not wait for another agency,” Sheriff Tracy Murphree wrote. “We go in and do our duty. We go in to engage and stop the shooter and save lives.”
“If for any reason you cannot follow this directive, please inform your supervisor and we will work to get you re-assigned,”Apparently, The Denton County Sheriff wanted to make sure that his deputies didn't get any ideas following the Coward of Broward County's debacle. And maybe, just maybe, he wanted to make a point that the Sheriff of a county is supposed to take responsibility for their actions, not run and hide and blame the NRA, gun-owning moms, law-abiding citizens and small dogs.