“... and why should we expect a school resource officer to fight like a battle-hardened Ranger?”
Then why does he have a gun?
To scare misbehaving kids
If you haven’t got the guts to use a weapon to protect helpless kids, you shouldn’t have one. Ever.
I think the lack of him having any type of 'fight; in him at all is the crux of the problem. No one knows how they will react 'under fire', this deputy never even got closer than earshot of gunfire, hardly under fire. That was only the poor kids in the building under the shooters sights,