On Friday, local Florida media revealed that local law enforcement was called to the home of Florida gunman Nikolas Cruz over three dozen times over the last several years, which raises serious questions about why no action was taken when there clearly appear to have been significant warning signs.
Broward County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Cruz’s home at least 39 times since 2010, Fox 61 reported. The Associated Press later added that the sheriff’s office said it received approximately 20 calls about Cruz over the past few years.
It is not clear whether some of the 20 calls they received overlapped with the 39 times sheriff’s deputies visited Cruz’s home or if they were separate incidents.
These latest developments come at the same time as it was also revealed that the FBI failed multiple times after they received multiple tips about Cruz over a five-month period, which started in September 2017.
The FBI admitted that they failed to follow protocol about a serious tip they received last month which could have prevented 17 lives from being lost. The FBI’s failure was so glaringly bad that Florida Governor Rick Scott called for FBI Director Christopher Wray to resign from his position over the incident.