MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Former Broward Sheriff deputy Willard Miller has been found not guilty of child abuse
He was on trial after he was caught on camera slamming a 15-year-old girl to the ground back in 2019 at cross Creek School in Pompano Beach.
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Miller was fired in 2019 by Sheriff Gregory Tony after BSO reviewed the tape. He was then arrested on a felony charge of child abuse without great bodily harm.
Both the victim and Miller testified.
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On Wednesday, the state called a mental health counselor from the school, Caroline Kuehn.
She’s had weekly interactions with the teen for the last three years and described the girl’s demeanor during most of the meetings.
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Kuehn said, “She was angry, at times, difficult rapport most of the time.”