Officer Who Arrested Florida School Shooting Suspect Honored

President Donald Trump, third from right, shakes hands with Coconut Creek Police Officer Mike Leonard, second from left, as he meets with law enforcement officers at Broward County Sheriff's Office Photo: AP/ Andrew Harnik
President Donald Trump, third from right, shakes hands with Coconut Creek Police Officer Mike Leonard, second from left, as he meets with law enforcement officers at Broward County Sheriff's Office

February 27, 2018 11:41 AM

A board of county commissioners is honoring the Florida police officer credited with taking a suspected school shooter into custody about an hour after 17 people were gunned down at a nearby high school.

The Broward County Commission declared Tuesday as Officer Michael Leonard and Coconut Creek Police Department Appreciation Day.

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