Confirmed victory

Yeah!  Kiera will not face criminal charges!!!  Well done everyone and congratulations to Kiera and the Wilmot family - Best of luck with school district proceedings!  We are all rooting for you!

 

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Letter to
State Attorney Jerry Hill
I am contacting you to demand you drop charges against Kiera Wilmot. She has committed no crime - she had no malicious intent! To charge a 16 year old as an adult for such a violent felony when there has been no ill intent, no injuries, no property damage, is not only ridiculous - it is unjust. It is the Bartow Police Mission Statement that:

"The mission of the Bartow Police Department is to improve the quality of life for the City’s residents and visitors through shared community values and
partnerships with the Community and City Government."

How can you really say you are working to improve your residents quality of life when you are actively pursuing such an unjust punishment for this young, promising woman? How are you improving her life and what are you teaching others through these actions?

Please, do the right thing. Do not file charges against Kiera Wilmot.