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The grief and mourning continue for the 17 students and staff killed on the afternoon of Feb. 14 during a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. But something else is happening among the anguish of the interrupted lives of the victims and survivors. Out of the agony, activism has emerged and students from across South Florida are speaking out together asking for stricter gun controls. Here's a list of grief counseling resources available for the community.

A Second BSO Deputy Is Placed On ‘Restricted Duty’ After Parkland Shooting, Union Says

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Miami Herald
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, left, testifies at the MSD Public Safety Commission family members of victims of Stoneman Douglas shooting listen to testimony at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

A second Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy has been placed on restricted duty two weeks after a state public safety commission revealed widespread failures in how the law enforcement agency responded to Florida’s deadliest school shooting, according to a memo BSO commanders sent the deputy Friday.

The deputy, Edward Eason, did not immediately enter the high school campus where a gunman killed 17 people on Feb. 14, state investigators told members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission earlier this month. And the investigators said body-camera footage and audio recordings contradicted Eason’s reasons for staying outside.

Eason arrived in the area of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland roughly three-and-a-half minutes after former student Nikolas Cruz openedfire. Cruz had already shot all of the 34 people who were killed or wounded. Many were in desperate need of first aid.

Read more at our news partner, the Miami Herald