Tuesday, October 27, 2015

School resource officer assaults female student in South Carolina.

Courtesy of CNN:  

The officer, identified as Richland County Sheriff's Deputy Ben Fields, can be heard on cell phone video telling the girl to get up from her desk. 

"You're either going to come with me, or I'm going to make you," he says. 

When she remains seated, he tells her, "Come on, I'm going to get you up," before picking her up from the desk and throwing her to the floor. 

As he continues to try to restrain her, she is thrown several feet across the classroom as the officer tells her repeatedly to put her hands behind her back. 

Richland School District Two Superintendent Dr. Debbie Hamm said in a statement that safety is the district's "top priority," and that officials are working with the Richland County Sheriff's Department in an investigation. 

"The district will not tolerate any actions that jeopardize the safety of our students," Hamm said.

Of course the officer has been removed from the school pending an investigation and supposedly the female student was not injured in the incident.

It is usually my policy to try and understand the motivation for the police in response to something like this, but I have to admit that the only motivation that I pick up while watching that video is the officer's anger at the student for not complying with his demands.

I know this is still under investigation, but I am at a loss as to how this action can be defended.

And for fuck's sake WHY was a police officer called in to remove a student from a classroom?

When did noncompliance with a teacher become a law enforcement issue?

You know I receive specialized training every year in deescalation techniques, and crisis intervention, and I can tell you that there are literally dozens of methods for gaining compliance that do NOT include throwing a child across the room.

My first take on this is that the officer is dead wrong, and that the school district needs to reevaluate their relationships with the local police department, and that the department needs to beef up their training for these resource officers.

230 comments:

  1. Anonymous11:39 AM

    "... specialized training every year in deescalation techniques, and crisis intervention...."
    Unfortunately, teachers don't get that training, at least not in my district. Noncompliance is becoming more and more of a problem as some students think they are running the school and do whatever they want.

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    1. Anonymous12:00 PM

      Get over yourself, non compliance?? She used her phone, so what.

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    2. Anonymous12:55 PM

      So you try conducting a classroom teaching environment while kids talk, text, watch YouTube, check their Facebook....so what.
      Let the kids set the tone and agenda for the class, I am sure there will be a lot of learning taking place.

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    3. Anonymous1:17 PM

      12:00 people like you are the reason schools and education is failing in this country. And people wonder why so many kids get out of school and can't even string a coherent sentence together and operate in any useful way in society... much less even learn the basics of reading, writing, and arithmetic.

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    4. Anonymous1:32 PM

      Kids used to risk physical punishment involving switches, paddles and rulers and parents accepted it as part of controlling unruly or disruptive students. Although that was extreme and has no place in our society, we have let the pendulum swing too far to the opposite extreme. I am amazed that anyone is willing to teach in our current environment.

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    5. Anonymous5:38 PM

      Paddling has moved to choking by a 250 lb man now? I doubt you would think that was acceptable for anyone in your family.

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    6. Anonymous5:39 PM

      @1:17pm

      Maybe the teacher should look at her teaching style if she can't engage her classroom?

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  2. cckids11:40 AM

    From what I've read, she was using her cell phone during class & refused the teacher's orders to stop it or leave. How a high school teacher and/or the principal is incapable of handling that issue is beyond me. To call the cops & get this 'roid-raged asshat is inexcusable.

    Plus he arrested the girl who filmed this on her phone & held her on a $1000 bond. Scary stuff.

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    1. Anonymous11:59 AM

      I don't care if she called Santa Claus, he had no right to put his arm around her neck in a choke hold.

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    2. Anonymous1:09 PM

      There was no choke hold. He was grabbing for her other hand.

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    3. Anonymous1:48 PM

      The student was wrong for not showing respect. The Cop is way more wrong, even criminal for his behavior.

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    4. Anonymous1:57 PM

      1:48, I disagree. The cop removed the problem student from the classroom. She caused the situation, she escalated the situation and he responded and resolved the situation. This is 100% on her.

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    5. Anonymous5:43 PM

      @anon 1:09 pm

      Sorry, but even his boss has admitted to the choke hold which is clearly shown on the tape.

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    6. It very well may not have been the first time with this student. And we do not know what else she has done prior.

      I will say in my state it is against the state education code to use a cell phone in the classroom. Yes, students sneak them on but it is against state law. They actually aren't even supposed to have them on campus but the district allows it as long as they are kept off and out of sight in the classroom.

      This girl is also in defiance of the teacher and the officer many times over.

      Does it warrant being tipped on the floor and dragged from the classroom? Probably not. But I don't know what this student had been doing prior to the arrival of the officer. For all we know she was texting gang members to beat this teacher up after school. Not far fetched. We simply do not know.

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  3. eclecticsandra11:51 AM

    The value expressed here is that violence is right. He way overused his strength. I can't imagine as a teacher ever calling a policeman to help with classroom discipline.

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  4. Anonymous11:58 AM

    I would imagine that the teacher was horrified at how this ended up being handled. Noncompliance is an issue, but ultimately, they could have expelled her instead of having this guy flip her out of a desk and jump her. I'm sure that he arrested the girl that filmed because he panicked after what he did. The guy definitely needs a new career. The girl will probably win some money for this, which isn't good, because she'll ultimately be rewarded for wasting everyone's time with her horrible attitude in class. It's a lose-lose scenario.

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    1. Anonymous12:23 PM

      Any law suit is not being caused by the victim, but by the bully cop.

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    2. Anonymous2:06 PM

      11:58, I agree. It seems like another Rodney King-type situation--in his case, he was speeding, running red lights and refusing to stop for the police. Did he deserve to be stopped and removed from his car?

      Absolutely. Did he deserve to be beaten to a pulp and kicked senseless by four officers with nightsticks?

      Dear God, no. (At least IMO.)

      That about sums up my feelings as to this one, too.

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    3. Anonymous2:35 PM

      2:06, she was removed from her chair. She punched the cop while he was trying to remove her as requested by the Vice Principal. He did not punch or kick her, and even though it became physical due to her actions, she was not hurt.

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    4. Anonymous3:26 PM

      >>>I would imagine that the teacher was horrified at how this ended up being handled.

      You'd think that, but nope:

      "The teacher and the principal gave statements in support of the officer, and said he acted appropriately." —Sheriff Lott

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    5. Anonymous6:01 PM

      James Manning, head of the Richland School District Two board, called the video "extremely disturbing."

      "There is absolutely no place in this district, or any other district for that matter, for what happened here yesterday. Our tolerance for it is zero," he told reporters Tuesday.

      http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/27/us/south-carolina-school-arrest-video/index.html

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    6. Anonymous6:47 PM

      Since school boards are typically elected positions... it is hardly surprising that the head of the board, James Manning, threw the officer under the bus. Spineless James Manning.

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    7. Anonymous7:31 PM

      Yay, Manning, keeping it real.

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    8. It's not that easy to expel a student. The most the administration can do is suspend her for three days. And it would probably be in school suspension. So she'd be using her phone all day for three days in further defiance.

      He arrested the girl that filmed it because using a cell phone in the classroom is against state education code and you cannot film someone without their consent. That is also against the law.

      I find it interesting that the ONLY piece of film we see is the part that is most damning to the officer. I'd like to see them confiscate that phone and look at all of the footage. I'll bet she was filming the entire altercation starting with when the teacher asked for the phone to be put away and then ordered her out of the classroom.

      The Vice Principal ordered her removed? That doesn't happen for just some cell phone defiance. There is history here we don't know.

      And she hit the cop? Again, that is grounds for his actions.

      In Loco Parentis might also apply. In school officials may reasonably do what a parent would do in a like situation. In some states, that can even apply to corporal punishment. Or in this case physical removal.

      Again, we don't have all of the facts.

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  5. Anonymous11:58 AM

    The biggest issue is he had her in a choke hold while he was flinging her and the desk to the ground. He has also had prior excessive abuse allegations against him.

    Thank goodness one of the other students stood up by videoing this incident, hopefully he will be removed from this school before he kills a student.

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    1. Anonymous6:46 PM

      Let's see...1 250 lb man versus 1 Underage teen. Lawsuit!! The teen is off limits,period when it comes to putting Adult hands on a minor. Every child deals with issues differently due to development of the frontal lobe. Other than sitting in her chair,the only person acting out was the cop. Where were the Adults?

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  6. Anonymous12:01 PM

    FUCKING PIGGGG!

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    1. Anonymous12:57 PM

      You are disgusting.

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    2. Anonymous1:13 PM

      NO- HE is DISGUSTING! Anyone who condones this kind of action in our country is totally FUCKED UP IN THE HEAD. We are MANHANDLING our children and putting them in jail. Look the fuck in the mirror. That would be you.

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    3. Anonymous1:22 PM

      1:13: You obviously have an issue with cops or authority or a personal agenda against this particular cop. You sound unstable.

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    4. Anonymous6:50 PM

      Well, a pig is a pig. It sounds like this bully needs a Time out.

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    5. Anonymous7:08 PM

      No,the problem is power hungry cops. Whatever happened to "to serve and Protect"??!

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  7. Anonymous12:14 PM

    Can you imagine Bristol, Willow, or Piper telling this Officer to " Go Fuck Yourself"? Sarah Palin would be off the charts after the Officer's response. Thongs would be exposed.

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  8. I have a mixed reaction to this video. I have had students who simply don’t care about authority who couldn't care less if the school expels them or not. What do you do with a student who believes they can do what ever they want in a classroom because they feel they have the right to do so? I have called parents before for students like this to get their help in changing a students like this. The most sincere and frightening response I ever got from a father is to tell me he felt sorry for me and that their was nothing he could do to help me.

    Although I have mixed reactions how the officer handled this situation, we don’t know if he had to deal with this student before or know her past has been.

    I have had three students in my short career of teaching over three years that actually left my classroom and went straight to jail. Parents are really the ones who must take ultimate responsibility for their children and teach them the importance of education, and to show respect towards authority. Without this the child will go no where and will probably end up on the streets.

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    1. Anonymous12:43 PM

      Agreed.

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    2. Anonymous12:57 PM

      Wait until you here the whole story. This Guy is a PRICK beating our children.

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    3. Anonymous1:01 PM

      Wait until you hear the whole story. This Guy is a PRICK PIG beating our children and citizens repeatedly. GETTING PAID TO DO IT!

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    4. Anonymous1:15 PM

      12:57, you kinda seem like a prick yourself.

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    5. Anonymous1:21 PM

      Quite honestly, I don't know what you do with a student who believes they can do whatever they want in classroom, but I know what you can do with a resource officer who feels he can do whatever he wants: remove him, fire him, charge him with excessive force. We don't do that to our citizens in this country, whether or not they are bratty, mouthy, insolent, or any other nonviolent form of stupid.

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    6. Anonymous1:37 PM

      No, we don't, 1:21. But all we are reinforcing in them is that they can do as they damn well please, with no regard for other members of society and that they hold power. I am growing tired of it. I feel for the authorities.

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    7. I was offered a position in teaching with a large metropolitan school. The vice principle was a friend and colleague. I was invited to visit the school which I did. While there I talked to a male teacher who was doused with a lighter substance and set on fire by a student. There were other instances: i.e. a teacher raped on the stairs etc. The school, because it was an intercity school had the very best of everything in technology. It really didn't matter.
      Because I was a female from the South I was concerned with safety if I had accepted the job. So in spite of the fact that it paid well and had many perks I declined. Still don't think it would have been a good decision to go there.

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    8. Anonymous2:09 PM

      I was at a small rural school and the district policies were so catering to the students (for fear of lawsuits), that it made teaching a joke. It was total insanity. And mind you, I am against physical punishment-didn't spank my kids, either. But, when children are not expected to behave and learn, we are just glorified babysitters.

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    9. Anonymous4:31 PM

      If you're an educator and this is your response, I'm honestly concerned for the students in your classroom.

      Any interaction this RO may have had with this child prior to this event is irrelevant. He is the PROFESSIONAL in the situation and precisely because he is in a position where his job is to be called when students are escalating to crisis, it is his DUTY to treat each interaction as though it were a fresh start while leaning on the relationships he is supposed to be building when he's not intervening. He is supposed to have specialized training in de-escalation. The options are not only: 1- the student complies immediately, or 2- the RO throttles the student onto the ground (for the "crime" of peaceably disobeying a teacher. There are a multitude of other ways to deal with this situation.

      The teacher could have initially ignored the infraction (especially if it was discreet, as reports seem to indicate was the case) and addressed the issue with the student at the end of class. The teacher could have addressed the situation without insisting the student leave the room. The teacher could have addressed the situation, insisted she leave and when she wouldn't, let her know that her behavior is unacceptable, but that she doesn't have the right to monopolize class time with her dramatics and let her know that her behavior will be addressed after class. The principal could have done any of the above + call her parents. The response possibilities are only limited by the mindset of the educators. What purpose does removing her from the class serve?

      Demanding compliance was far more of a distraction than letting her know it was unacceptable and moving on with class would have been. Then, punish her for the initial infraction and for the refusal to leave the class as she was asked. No violence is necessary.

      The only time an administrator, educator, or school resource officer should put their hands on students is to prevent injury to that student or to another student or staff. That's it.

      The force that officer used is so far out of line with what was needed to de-escalate the situation that it's truly scary.

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    10. Anonymous6:25 PM

      That was a long post 4:31 so I didn't read anything but your last sentence. The officer was not called in to de-escalate a situation. He was called in to remove the student from the classroom, which he did.

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    11. Anonymous9:18 PM

      All of these horrified people, including Jesse, sure were amused when Bristol was dragged across a lawn in her thing dress.

      You can't have it both ways people.

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    12. I was at a middle school where a teacher asked the student to leave and he stood up and punched the teacher in the face, breaking his classes. Teacher had a black eye and needed stitches. Student was suspended for three days and then back at school.

      Teachers are targets now. Their only recourse is to phone the office and ask for help from security and hope help arrives before they are assaulted.

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  9. Anonymous12:34 PM

    Those who defend his actions simply do not see black people as humans. Period. There is no other way to explain a defense of his behavior. And if you think his behavior is isolated, notice how NONE of the other students seem even remotely surprised.
    Sickening.

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    1. Anonymous12:50 PM

      Your blanket statement is baloney. I had a white girl behave similarly in my classroom and I know how frustrating it becomes when a child has no respect, no regard for their teacher, fellow classmates or authority of any kind. You run out of options very quickly. Although I think the cop used excessive force, I left the classroom because there are too many kids like this one.

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    2. Anonymous1:51 PM

      Bullshit 12:34. Why don't you go cry to Uncle Al or the "Rev" (lol) Jesse about your perceived racism. And don't forget your checkbook, they will need that too.

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    3. Anonymous5:42 PM

      @ anon 12:50pm was the white girl choked and assaulted? Did you look into why you can't engage your own classroom and see what you could do to improve?

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    4. Those who condemn his actions based on a snippet of video have never worked in a classroom.

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  10. Anonymous12:35 PM

    Today on NPR, there was a discussion of the proliferation of "resource officers" in schools and the resultant approach toward discipline as a criminal matter. Millions of tickets are now written for kids, resulting in fines, community service, and criminal records. Another abrogation of responsibility toward our kids.

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    1. Anonymous12:52 PM

      Perhaps we are failing as parents, if kids are requiring resource officers and are behaving as criminals while at school?

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    2. When parents turn over their parenting responsibilities to the schools, they shouldn't complain how schools raise their kids.

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  11. Anonymous12:36 PM

    The teacher and the administrator both tried to get her up and out of the classroom. She did not comply. They call the officer to remove the girl. He also made a verbal request to the girl, she refused.

    Cop removed her as requested. School can continue for those that are there to learn.

    Give the cop a pat on the back for having to deal with such bullshit, and expel the little bitch.

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    1. Anonymous12:52 PM

      Yep.

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    2. Anonymous12:54 PM

      FUCK YOU BITCH or PRICK

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    3. Anonymous12:59 PM

      Well aren't you a ray of sunshine? I hope you don't have any children!

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    4. Anonymous1:03 PM

      12:54, You are part of the big picture problem.

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    5. Anonymous1:08 PM

      Try a ray of reality 12:59... the sometimes unpleasant but necessary morning ray of reality.

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    6. Anonymous1:13 PM

      12:54 seems to have a limited vocabulary and limited intelligence.

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    7. Anonymous1:14 PM

      12:36 is a wimp.

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    8. Anonymous1:14 PM

      There were any number of ways to have handled this, including dragging/carrying the desk with her in it out into the hallway without causing harm or resorting to violence. The degree of force used here would only be appropriate for a violent student posing a threat of serious bodily harm. There is just no way you can justify slamming this girl around because she was being "a little bitch." I don't like how how she behaved either, it must have been supremely frustrating and insulting to the adults in the room, but his response was nonlinear and he should be fired. Do you really think a grown man should manhandle a teenage girl in that way for being disrespectful? How about if your daughter, your sister, or your wife got a little mouthy or refused to move? You'd be okay with it then?

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    9. Anonymous1:26 PM

      I can honestly say if any member of my family behaved this way (disregarding the classroom, teacher, authorities, police), I will feel like they brought it on themselves and be OK with it.

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    10. Anonymous1:39 PM

      1:14 wrong.

      This is exactly why this country is falling apart on a societal level. Individuals, like this little bitch, are being allowed to set the tone and get their way and walk over all the adults that are there to teach, as well as ruin the disciplined environment in the classroom affecting other students who maybe have potential in this world.

      She was given plenty of opportunities to comply with the teacher, the vice principal, and the officer. She refused and was physically removed, like a little bitch. At no point was this not going to be a physical altercation which is never pretty, even if they had dragged her chair outside. Cops are there to do their job, by the time he was called (and he gave her another chance), she had more than used up all the goodwill that was going to be extended her way that day.

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    11. Anonymous1:53 PM

      Thank you, 1:39!

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    12. Well, I suppose the teacher could have ordered the rest of the class to line up in the hallway and taken them to the library while the Vice Principal and officer stayed in the empty classroom with Ms. Precious Cellphone.

      Then at least the other 37 students might have salvaged some instructional time.

      Someone explain to me how the rights of one student to disrupt class trump the rights of the teacher to teach and the rights of the other students who come there to learn something.

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  12. Anonymous1:01 PM

    Shaun King, white guy pretending to be a black guy to cash in on BLM lol. The irony and utter stupidity is mind boggling.

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    1. Anonymous5:21 PM

      Shaun King is not pretending to be black. Some of us loudly pretend to be human.

      At the Palin Brawl September 2014; not one person and/or member of the Palin posse was body slammed, arrested, held, or (as far as known) paid any price (other than bad PR) for being out of control, all were over 21 (maybe not) Willow. Bristol's 6 year son witnessed much of this violent behavior and vulgar language. How much respect will he have for 'authority' (legal, teachers, other adults)?

      Not a school situation, of course, but in terms of 'out-of-control' young people, consequences are severe for some and not for others. All of our children observe adults behaving badly. They also observe that incivility and disrespect plays out around with no real consequences for 'bad and disrespectful' behavior. Why would the average adolescent feel that they cannot act the same way?

      It has never worked (except for violent reactions/interaction) to preach preach one thing and behave in a way that it observably disrespectful to others and not have it affect young people.

      It is especially hard on children who watch those in power (parents, teachers, police officers, principles, pastors, and politicians) show disrespect for others and those in authority (including children, their own and others; neighbors) and at the same time demanding respect of those same children and young adults.

      We may not physically discipline our own young children, but police officers can with escalating violence out of anger 'handle' a situation with impunity?

      dowl

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    2. Anonymous5:49 PM

      Yes dowl, Shaun King is pretending to be black. He is the male Rachael Dolezal. And he is a race baiting pot stirrer and a liar. He is no journalist.

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  13. Anonymous1:08 PM

    The most obvious thing that I disagree with the consensus here is that the cop did not try to choke hold the student. He grabbed one hand, reached for the other one and as she stiffened and resisted, she and the chair went backwards. This is all on her, she refused to comply with the teacher, administration and police officer. Her choice and her fault.

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    1. Anonymous4:16 PM

      He should have backed off when she resisted. She was absolutely no threat to him or to anyone in the classroom. I don't understand how he got in the classroom to begin with.
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    2. Anonymous4:41 PM

      If this bad ass cop can't handle a little disrespect from a TEENAGE girl, he's working in the wrong place. HIS choice, and HIS fault to use the same kind of force he would use on a criminal. He COMPLETELY lost his cool and became enraged. That's a HUGE problem for a law enforcement officer working in a high school. Why didn't he just grab her desk and drag the desk and the student out of the room??? Mission accomplished. She's out of the classroom. Instead, he treated her like a criminal instead of a disrespectful teenage girl. That's on him.

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  14. Anonymous1:16 PM

    Test every cop in the department for steroids. This shit is happening way too often and you can just tell this dude was juiced to the max.

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    1. Anonymous1:27 PM

      Oh bullshit. It is just the adrenaline.

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    2. Anonymous3:54 PM

      1:27 if that is the kind of adrenaline he produces in response to a girl sitting in a chair who won't stand up when he says to, he is wrong for the job. Obviously. And 1:16, I've got no problem with drug testing the cops, every single one of them.

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    3. Anonymous4:50 PM

      "The kind of adrenaline"? There is only one " kind" of adrenaline and lots of things trigger a spike-a fight with your spouse, a traffic incident, even a scary movie. You don't know what you are talking about.

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  15. Anonymous1:31 PM

    Sarah and Bristol most likely will side with the Caucasian Storm Trooper

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    1. Anonymous1:38 PM

      You know, not every IM thread has to be hi-jacked to involve the Palins.

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    2. Anonymous1:44 PM

      Why not? The Palins make everything about them.

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    3. Anonymous1:54 PM

      Unless you are a Palin, your response makes no sense, 1:44.

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  16. Anonymous2:00 PM

    The officer was obviously a lot stronger than her. He could have just picked her up and deposited her outside of the classroom in a gentle manner. What he did was wrong. He assaulted her.

    Anyone defending this is wrong.

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    1. Anonymous2:29 PM

      Lol at you 2:00.... 'just gently picked her up and floated her outside the room on a bed of down feathers'

      More video is surfacing that shows as he did try to get her up and out of her chair, that she elbowed and punched him. Oops. Game over.

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    2. Anonymous2:37 PM

      I often wonder, if these gentle folks who have the patience of saints were or are so gentle and patient with their own kids?

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    3. dearest 2:29
      ooohhhh.....I bet that elbow left a mark! And those punches! OUCHIEEEEEE! He should probably throw in the towel. Those nights at the gym ain't doin him any good if he has to move someone half his weight this way. I'm a smallish woman and I've worked in an "end of the road" institution for adults with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness who have traumatic brain injury. If you don't think I had to find some creative ways to "move" them without even touching them, well I'm terribly sorry that your imagination is so crippled. There may be reason to use force at times, but that concept does not include the free reins to be careless about the safety of a head and the brain inside it.

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    4. Anonymous4:10 PM

      Well 3:56.........

      There is a HUGE difference between being an orderly and having to physically deal with the mentally ill in an institution....

      And a non-mentally ill person PUNCHING A COP when they are placing you under arrest and you are resisting.

      You go try it and see how it works out for you.

      By the way, he did not punch her, even though she punched him, and she was not hurt.

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    5. Anonymous4:36 PM

      @4:10

      By the way, he tossed her across the room, with lots of potential for hurting her. The officer is lucky she didn't have a broken neck.

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    6. Indeed, I agree, there is a huge difference. If an adult Mentally Ill person with TBI elbowed you or punched you as has this child been accused of here by the person i was writing to, it's very possible that you wouldn't get up. When someone like this person impersonating a peace officer has to do what he did, it's because he's run out of ideas. Well, poor him. I'm sorry that he doesn't have a few more less violent ideas. And No, I'm not changing my mind.

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    7. Anonymous4:55 PM

      I don't expect an idiot like yourself to change your mind 4:41. You are trying to compare apples and oranges. Ie.. you are not a cop, and you don't have a cops authority. Go punch a cop when they are arresting you and see what happens lol.

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    8. Sticks and stones...........................do ya feel better now? Interesting that you are supporting over the top aggression and then get a bit excessive yourself. Do you know what it would look like if you had left out the word idiot? (clue.....like someone who could control themselves and understand how it's done.)

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    9. Anonymous5:56 PM

      Support over the top aggression? Hell no, I support kids being taught right from wrong, and having respect for their elders and teachers at a very early age so that these kinds of situations never occur.

      Unfortunately, this girls parents and a liberal school system failed to instill such values in her. Instead she thinks she can lazily flaunt authority and get away with it without repercussion. Maybe she learned a lesson today, but probably not. Probably just another loser causing problems for the rest of us to deal with.

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  17. Anonymous3:01 PM

    What is terrible is that the other students and teacher seem too scared to do anything but watch. Honestly, how do we know any more that an "officer" who would do what that man is doing to that student wouldn't draw his gun on anyone who would challenge him? THAT is the scary part!!

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    1. Anonymous4:33 PM

      Or, that is your imagination taking over.

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    2. Anonymous4:33 PM

      He arrested the one classmate who dared to speak up for the girl he threw around. Ridiculous.

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  18. Anonymous3:23 PM

    Justice Department To Investigate After Student Was Violently Slammed

    https://twitter.com/hashtag/assaultatspringvalleyhigh

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  19. The "resource officer" has had 3 excessive force complaints - one when he was a rookie! And internal investigations have found basis for the complaints. He is a bomb waiting to go off. Law enforcement does not need people le him.

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    1. Anonymous3:41 PM

      Schools don't need little assholes that think they can do as they please with no fear of retribution.

      Schools are for students. Discipline is necessary for a learning environment to benefit all. She obviously doesn't want to be a student and doesn't care about herself, her teachers, or fellow students.... so there is an easy answer here.

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    2. You should look up the meaning of "discipline" 3:41. A violent and disproportionate and unnecessary response against an unarmed student is not discipline. The offiver's actions sicken me.

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    3. Anonymous4:39 PM

      Oh I never said that removing the girl was part of school discipline Liz.... That girl was way beyond discipline and learning. The cop was called to remove and arrest her, which is what he did and she physically resisted. She should definitely be expelled.

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    4. Anonymous4:51 PM

      @4:39 How fortunate that her neck wasn't broken before they got to the expel part.

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    5. Anonymous5:28 PM

      4:51, you seem to have only one point to make, repeatedly...
      Just think, if she had sustained serious injury, her payout could have been huge!
      Was she showing concern for the officer or another students when she resisted being removed from her seat? Another student could have been injured!

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    6. Anonymous5:39 PM

      I don't know where you are getting this broken neck story line from 4:51. It is also fortunate I suppose that a jumbo jet didn't fall from the sky and land on her, or that she didn't burst into flames from a case of spontaneous combustion.

      The good news is that although she caused so much disruption and commotion, the class can get back to their studies, problem removed.

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    7. Anonymous5:48 PM

      The good news is the student is still alive after being tossed across the room.

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    8. Anonymous6:44 PM

      The bad news 5:48, is that you consider this young woman to be a student, she obviously does not even consider herself a student.

      But you can be proud to be a part of the problem in allowing and encouraging this kind of behaviour from young persons, ensuring that this type of situation will occur again and again, and that we will have another generation comprised largely of self centered uneducated lazy losers.

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    9. Anonymous6:59 PM

      The good news is that the human being is still alive after being tossed across the room.

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    10. Anonymous7:42 PM

      She was not tossed across the room, she was pulled out of the chair, and pulled a few more feet afterwards away from the chair. She was never in threat of any serious danger.

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    11. Anonymous7:58 PM

      @7:42

      She was tossed across the room. She did fall backwards to the floor in a chair. Both of those can cause serious harm. It's the way gravity and the skeletal structure interact. You can't make that not be so matter how much you delude yourself.

      But you can continue your fantasy about the events in that classroom. You just can't expect any rational person to indulge in that fantasy. Keep ranting, though, I am sure it relieves you mental stress and probable blood pressure problems.

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    12. Anonymous8:56 PM

      She was not tossed across the room 7:58.

      You are aware this officer was tasked with removing her from the room yes? That was at the request of the Vice Principal and teacher yes? You are also aware she was given ample opportunity, multiple times, to grow a brain and comply, yes?

      Too bad she is an idiot likely raised by useless idiots.

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  20. Anonymous3:35 PM

    THIS Piece of SHIT guy has a track record of throwing his weight around.

    Officer Seen Manhandling Student Has Been Sued Twice Before

    The South Carolina school resource officer who hurled a student to the ground and dragged her across her classroom on Monday has been sued twice before.

    In 2007, a motorist accused Richland County Deputy Ben Fields of using excessive force when he was a rookie cop in Columbia, South Carolina. In a second case, expected to go to trial in January, Fields is one of 10 defendants answering a student's charge that he was wrongly expelled from the same high school where Monday's altercation took place.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/deputy-ben-fields-sued-twice_562f8ba3e4b00aa54a4b26c0

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    1. Anonymous4:47 PM

      Very few cops, even good ones, go without complaints and sometimes suits being filed. It goes with the job. One of his complaints was found in his favor, one was dismissed and one is pending.

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    2. Sued twice. Was he found guilty twice and disciplined twice?

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  21. Anonymous3:40 PM

    Deputy Who Flipped Spring Valley High Student Acted Reprehensibly, School Officials Say

    "This incident is outrageous and unforgivable and doesn’t represent what this district is."

    It was "outrageous and unforgivable," for a South Carolina school resource officer to knock a high school student to the floor and drag her across the classroom, the Richland School District superintendent said Tuesday.

    Richland School District 2 Chair James Manning and Superintendent Debbie Hamm didn't mince words at a press conference to decry Richland County Sheriff's Deputy Ben Fields' actions on Monday.

    Hamm called video of the deputy's actions, taken by a student in the class, "one of the most upsetting" she's ever seen. "This incident is outrageous and unforgivable and doesn’t represent what this district is," she said.

    Manning called Field's actions "heinous" and "reprehensible," and vowed to work with the sheriff's office and State Law Enforcement Division to make sure it never happens again.

    "There is no place in this district for what happened yesterday," Manning said. "Our tolerance for it is zero."

    State law enforcement authorities and the U.S. Justice Department are investigating video showing Fields grabbing the student by her arms while she's sitting at her desk and flipping her chair, slamming her into a wall. He then yanks her across the floor and out of the classroom. The sheriff's office also has asked the FBI to help investigate, Manning said.

    Sheriff Leon Lott said Tuesday that there's a third video that hasn't been publicly released showing the student striking the officer, according to the New York Daily News. It's unclear when during the deputy's struggle with the student that he was struck.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/deputy-spring-valley-high-reprehensible_562fda62e4b0c66bae59e741?utm_hp_ref=politics

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    1. Anonymous4:13 PM

      I think having policemen in the classroom or in school hallways is reprehensible.
      Beaglemom

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    2. I think it's reprehensible we have to have officers at our schools so that teachers can teach and the students that want to learn can learn.

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  22. Anonymous3:41 PM

    The girl took out her cell phone in class, looked at it and the teacher requested she turn over the phone. The girl refused and when the resource officer came in she apologized but he still attacked her. Yes, I use the word attacked. If this happened to a white girl being attacked by a black resource officer there woud be a uproar and people would be asking for him to be jailed that if he made it to jail.

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    1. Anonymous4:35 PM

      NOT what happened, per the video.

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  23. Anonymous3:42 PM

    This man weighed over 200 lbs., he is a bodybuilder capable of lifting 605 lbs. This young girl maybe weighed 120 lbs. He posted a video of himself bench pressing 605 lbs. on YouTube.

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    1. Well if that is accurate then this guy is definitely on steroids.

      I lifted weights all of my life, and competed in powerlifting tournaments, and you simply do not achieve those numbers without juicing.

      That does not necessarily mean he was in a "roid rage" but it might be a contributing factor.

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    2. Anonymous4:20 PM

      >>>Well if that is accurate

      Check it out, G.

      http://www.inquisitr.com/2522861/ben-fields-facebook-twitter-accounts-deleted-but-youtube-videos-of-deputy-dead-lifting-live-on-video/

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  24. Anonymous3:43 PM

    Even if she were pounding on him with her tiny fists, what kind of man would do that? But if they produce a video that shows that while she was being slammed against a wall, her hand flew out and brushed against his shoulder, they will will say, "See, she assaulted him, his actions were justified and within legal limits!"

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    1. Anonymous4:44 PM

      Tiny fists? Have you ever seen a teenage girl fight? They can be pretty darn aggressive! Seems to me if she is so damn tiny, she couldn't have put up the fight getting removed from the desk. She seemed pretty strong to me.

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    2. Anonymous11:36 PM

      4:44 You must be a wimp.

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  25. Anonymous3:46 PM

    Hillary Clinton: 'No Excuse' For Attack At Spring Valley High School

    "There is no excuse for violence inside a school."

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/hillary-clinton-spring-valley-high-school_562fb64de4b0c66bae59acf2?utm_hp_ref=politics

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  26. Anonymous3:51 PM

    The Assault At Spring Valley High Shows The School-To-Prison Pipeline In Action

    Aren't school resource officers supposed to keep kids safe?

    ...The video is disturbing, showcasing an aggressive form of discipline that is, sadly, not isolated. Black students are far more likely to be punished and targeted by school authorities -- including school-based police officers. This unequal treatment is part of the school-to-prison pipeline phenomenon, in which discrimination pushes minority students out of school and into the criminal justice system.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/spring-valley-school-to-prison_562f92c7e4b0c66bae59765a?utm_hp_ref=politics&ir=Politics&section=politics


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    1. Anonymous4:41 PM

      So, the student had no personal responsibility for what transpired? Wow! I taught my kids personal responsibility and that every action has a consequence. I wonder how the heck they turned out so darned well?

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    2. Anonymous4:53 PM

      "so darned well"

      No broken necks from being tossed across the room. That is well.

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    3. Anonymous5:24 PM

      4:53, you are obtuse. The girl caused the situation and she has the ultimate responsibility for what transpired.

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    4. Anonymous5:31 PM

      @5:24 You are obtuse. The girl did not die of a broken neck. That is well. This is not in dispute.

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    5. Anonymous6:00 PM

      Hey 4:53 and 5:31, the girls neck was never i danger. She was not hurt. How many times are you going to write about a 'broken neck' that never even came close to occurring?

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    6. Anonymous6:50 PM

      Tossing someone across a room has the potential for causing a broken neck. Any reasonable person would acknowledge that. The student was tossed. There was a risk of a broken neck. There was risk of other very serious injury. This is not in dispute.

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    7. Anonymous7:11 PM

      "the girls (sic) neck was never i (sic) danger"

      Gravity and skeletal structure contradict that.

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    8. Anonymous7:28 PM

      Oh really 6:50 and 7:11, is her neck broken?

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    9. Anonymous7:41 PM

      Definition of "in danger" too difficult to understand?

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    10. Anonymous7:49 PM

      She was not in any danger 7:41, she was pulled along the floor for several feet. Big deal. She should have cooperated when she was given multiple chances.

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    11. Anonymous11:34 PM

      7:49 PM When you argue with a traffic officer about a citation, should he slam you and throw you across the ground? The officer was on an ego trip, and it backfired. Would you want him working in your children's schools?

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  27. Anonymous3:54 PM

    I''m glad that someone had the sense to film this act of violence against a child by someone in authority. I have to disagree with one part of your post, the girl most definitely was hurt, if not physically, then emotionally.
    I also have to question the need for "resource officers". Every educator I know is perfectly capable of handling an unruly child. On the news, her offence was refusing to turn her five hundred dollar electric brick (aka I phone) face down on her desk. Her punishment went way too far.

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    1. Anonymous4:01 PM

      hurt emotionally

      Yes, the girl learned that she can be assaulted and her teacher and vice principal will not intervene. The other girls in the classroom learned that too. I guess it's never to early to learn what a batterer looks like in action.

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    2. Anonymous4:39 PM

      Give me a break. What she learned is that she can ignore authorities and perhaps get a big pay day.

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    3. Anonymous4:47 PM

      Assault lessons are an essential element of every girl's education. It's important to recognize a batterer.

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    4. Anonymous4:51 PM

      Ghetto lottery 4:39.

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    5. Anonymous5:11 PM

      Not dying during the assault is the biggest pay off.

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    6. Anonymous5:21 PM

      4:47, your use of battered women is as offensive as bringing race into this conversation. Black or white, make or female, the student should have respected the teacher and the classroom and brought this situation on herself. Geez, no one takes responsibility for their own actions anymore! If it was my kid, I would make her apologize to the teacher, the entire class, the vice principal, the cop and then I break her frickin phone into a million little pieces!

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    7. Anonymous5:26 PM

      No need to damage her phone, if the officer had already broken her neck.

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    8. Anonymous5:37 PM

      @5:21 No need to damage the phone if your kid ended up with a broken neck

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    9. Anonymous11:31 PM

      @5:21 PM After viewing the video, you would have confronted the cop. Stop lying.

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  28. Anonymous3:54 PM

    Media has repeated and repeated the video and it's just so clear that this girl was handled the same way 'Swamp People' or some animal trappers handle alligators, or vicious animals. It was a brutal display and if that had been my kid, I would be unleashing the lawsuit lawyers. There was absolutely no reason for the officer to react this way.

    He grabbed her and the desk and flipped it over with her still in it; the desk and she literally was upside down in a cartwheel, with the weight all on her head, and then she crashes to the ground and he grabs her feet and pulls her so fast, enough to do real injury. And for what? Because she was defiant?

    They could have deescalated the situation by asking the class to leave, and keep the teacher and officer there until her parents arrived. What did this do to the other kids in the class? They must have been terrified. Don't care if they were 16, it was still terrifying.

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    1. Anonymous4:13 PM

      She is responsible for the whole incident, including latching onto the desk with her legs when he tried to remove her causing the desk to flip over.

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    2. Anonymous4:32 PM

      "he tried to remove her"

      There are people that can restrain a student without tossing her across the room. This officer isn't that among them.

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    3. Anonymous4:36 PM

      Yes!!!

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    4. Anonymous4:49 PM

      How exactly is the student not responsible for this whole mess 4:32? How?

      The officer was called in after she would not cooperate and refused to get up and leave the room under instruction from her teacher and then the Vice Principal, he was requested to remove her. He did so and she latched onto the desk and started to punch him, so yeah, things are going to get a little wild at that point- and it is all on the student.

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    5. Anonymous5:03 PM

      "a little wild"

      Fortunately there was no broken neck, spinal injury, brain damage, internal injuries, broken bones, ... Not too wild.

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    6. Anonymous5:16 PM

      4:36 here. My 'yes' was in agreement with 4:13's comment.

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  29. Anonymous3:56 PM

    Lol at the links to the Huff Post....

    Of course the Huffington Post is going to cater to a bunch of whining spineless liberals!

    The real irony here is that the education system has long been taken over and overrun by the liberal mindset, teachers unions et al, much like the great cities of Detroit, Baltimore, Chicago, New Orleans etc....... and look at how well all these institutions are doing!

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    1. Anonymous5:33 PM

      Shut up Sarah. Take care of your slut daughters. Letterman was right about your kids getting knocked up.

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    2. Anonymous5:45 PM

      No, the problem isn't left or right. It's that a lot of people across every spectrum feel like the problem is everyone else's kids.

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    3. Anonymous8:46 PM

      You Conservatives have ruined your own children with your Fundamentalist home schooling. How many more Josh Duggars and Bristol Palins are lurking in your homes?

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    4. Anonymous8:50 PM

      For all of the Trolls here in denial, the student will get paid. The Officer will be unemployed soon. The Officer is responsible for his own judgment.

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    5. Anonymous11:28 PM

      Bristol and Willow weren't tossed down the stairs when they were having sex with boys in the stairwells of Juneau High School. When confronted by the boys' girlfriends,they claimed 'mono' and dropped out.

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  30. Anonymous3:56 PM

    Unless a student is physically assaulting someone or is a danger to themselves there is no reason to touch them. There is no reason that adults handling the situation should be close enough so that the student can attempt to hurt them.

    IF the student was a danger to the other students, the teacher or officer would instruct them to leave the classroom. That did not happen. IF the student did strike out at the officer, WHY was he close enough to let that happen? WHY could he not step back to avoid a blow from a student that is STILL sitting in the desk-chair.

    This officer didn't restrain the student. This officer did use force that risked physical harm to the student when other ways were clearly available.

    The officer might be re-trainable but it seems safer to remove him from a position where he can damage people.

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    1. Anonymous4:27 PM

      So everyone else should have to cater to, and have their day and classroom disrupted by the entitled brat who thought she was above instruction and direction from her teacher, the Vice Principal, and eventually a police officer called in for the very purpose of removing her, which he successfully did after giving her another opportunity which she refused.

      You people are idiots. And you wonder why so many degenerate assholes are coming out of the public school system.

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    2. Anonymous4:38 PM

      The student was noncompliant. Asking her to leave was pointless, considering she was asked repeatedly to get off her phone.

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    3. Anonymous4:42 PM

      It is degenerate to toss a human being across a room risking possible life threatening injury when less violent alternatives are available.

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    4. Anonymous4:44 PM

      "You people are idiots..."

      risks something similar to Godwin's Law.

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    5. Anonymous5:41 PM

      4:27, agreed!

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    6. Anonymous5:54 PM

      @anon 4:27pm

      The classroom was not disrupted by the student glancing at her phone anymore than it is disrupted by when the teacher does the same thing.

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    7. Anonymous6:57 PM

      5:54 you get a gold star for helping to create another generation of losers who have no respect for authorities, themselves, or others. Yes, lets continue down the path of handholding these losers and never holding them accountable for anything.... and expect that somehow they are miraculously going to turn into responsible hardworking members of adult society.

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    8. Anonymous8:40 PM

      6:57 PM You get a gold star for showing your FUNDIE roots.

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    9. Anonymous8:41 PM

      4:27 PM Degenerate assholes like your kids?

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    10. Anonymous8:43 PM

      Reassign him to the equipment room.

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  31. Anonymous4:15 PM

    Well, when you have pervasive attitudes like this going on in the 'christian' world, then it's no surprise that women have little value:

    ...Responding to comments from a men’s rights activist on a posting about finding enjoyment in sex with a wife who grudgingly agrees, the host of a website providing tips on proper Biblical “gender roles” agreed that keeping a woman in a constant state of fear is an appropriate way to control her actions.

    Pointing to a column he wrote on “Female dread,” Rollo Tomassi explained that Christian men go about seeking sex with women all wrong by trying to “diffuse sexual anxiety and tension.” Instead, Tomassi said husbands should make their wives “unintentionally uncomfortable” in order to achieve “the rough, hard-core, make-up sex you never thought you’d have.”

    Larry Solomon of Biblical Gender Roles agreed enthusiastically — albeit from a biblical perspective — writing: “So should a wife Biblically speaking have a little healthy fear or dread of her husband? Absolutely!”

    http://www.rawstory.com/2015/10/christian-marriage-adviser-use-fear-and-dread-to-control-your-wife-as-god-intended/

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  32. Anonymous4:27 PM

    What I saw in the various videos was an adolescent girl who defied her teacher and then the cop. I did NOT see her pose any physical threat to anyone. That she was able to push that cop's buttons while sitting at her desk is scary as hell. That's what teenagers do...push your buttons to test you. Watching that cop completely lose his cool because she "disrespected" him is frightening. He needs to stay far away from teenagers.

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    1. Anonymous5:13 PM

      You and I saw a completely different scene. I saw a young near adult +high school senior) disrespect and disregard authorities and interference with the others students learning. I saw her ignore an attempt to resolve the situation peacefully. I saw her create the escalated situation. She needs to be expelled from high school.

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    2. Anonymous5:17 PM

      I saw that the student didn't get a broken neck from being tossed across the room. It's the best part of the video.

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    3. Anonymous5:42 PM

      5:17 how do you see something that didn't happen?

      Did you also see that she didn't get hit by a train, and did you also see that she didn't contract Ebola?

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    4. Anonymous5:54 PM

      I see a student survive an assault.

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    5. Anonymous6:17 PM

      @ 5:42 pm. Or that the 16 year old will never have to ever be in your presence. I sincerely hope that you do not work with any children/adolescents. Period.

      If you have children, I am certain that they have been 'very carefully taught'

      dowl

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    6. Anonymous7:09 PM

      dowl you are a moron.

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    7. Anonymous11:22 PM

      7:09 is looking in the mirror.

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    8. Anonymous11:24 PM

      5:17 PM How about one of your kids getting tossed across the room? Is that still funny?

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  33. Anonymous5:39 PM

    I'm sure the officer asked her to get up multiple times. She probably refused and he had to use force. I saw excessive resistance on her part. I did not see the officer hit her or use brutality. What else is he to do with her fighting it???? Simply: she escalated it. I am a mother of a middle school girl so I get people's shock. You have to realize there are really insolent and combative kids out there. The teacher couldn't do it and that's why the law is called in.

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    1. Anonymous5:46 PM

      Tossing the student across the room risks a broken neck. The officer had other options.

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    2. Anonymous5:58 PM

      Her neck was not broken 5:46.

      You can drop your little fantasy that didn't happen.

      She was unhurt, but had she been, it would be her doing really.

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    3. Anonymous6:45 PM

      The officer risked doing serious bodily harm instead of exercising more reasonable options.

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    4. Anonymous8:37 PM

      @5:39 So to take a student into custody, he had to flip her desk over and throw her across the room? Maybe the School bus drivers should do the same to your little angel.

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    5. Anonymous9:43 PM

      She flipped her own desk by latching onto it when the police officer was trying to remove her 8:37. She was a problem to be removed as requested by the school. Too bad you don't recognize a problem when you see it. Students like her are a cancer on schools. Expel her. Everyone will be better off.

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    6. Anonymous11:18 PM

      'SLAM' is well known for slamming people at that school. He is a steroid abuser.

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    7. Anonymous11:22 PM

      5:58 PM Then it would be ok to slam your Mom for calling someone the 'n' word? It was her own doing?
      Some of you tough guy trolls need to walk a few blocks in the hood, unarmed and spewing your bigoted rants.

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  34. Anonymous6:45 PM

    So many trolls, so little time. I assume there are two or three doing most of the posting supporting the abusive officer. If this was a white teenage girl and a black police officer banged her to the ground, it would be a different story!

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    1. Yes, 6:45. The barrage of comments glorifying the cop's violence is both sickening and puzzling.

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    2. Anonymous7:08 PM

      6:45... it wouldn't be a story at all. That is how this works.

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  35. Anonymous6:54 PM

    not even very good trolls. very unimaginative. pitiful to seem them degenerate so quickly. laughably they seem unaware they are being mocked.

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  36. Anonymous7:48 PM

    The officer should be better trained. Before tossing someone across the room, one should confiscate all cell phones and any other video recording devices. All this uproar could be avoided by just being a little more proactive.

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  37. Anonymous7:52 PM

    Blame everyone but the student causing the problem and her parents for raising an asshole.

    And people wonder why this country is going to shit.

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    1. Anonymous8:12 PM

      Sharia law should fix everything.

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    2. Anonymous8:33 PM

      7:52 PM It should have been your daughter who was roughed up by the Officer known as "SLAM" to the students. The student was no different than Piper taking driving lessons with a cell phone in her lap.

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  38. Anonymous8:52 PM

    Hopefully that sorry excuse for a police officer is not married. He is an obvious steroid abuser.

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  39. Anonymous9:48 PM

    Should have just tazed her ass a couple times. Now that would have been funny. No worries though, her attitude will no doubt get her tazed on the regular probably thru her 20's.

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    1. Anonymous11:16 PM

      @9:48 PM She won't be tazed by that sadistic cop again, he is through. Would your Mom approve of tazing an unarmed individual? If so, she is as bigoted as you are. Tazing can kill, and you should be tazed daily, assclown.

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  40. Gryphen, this topic is a wonderful example of how your blogging format allows the worst kind of trolls to take over a topic and spread shit all over it.

    The real story is that the girl in question has had two recent deaths in her family; her mother in January, and her grandmother in June, and the girl had subsequently been put in foster care.

    She was a new student at this Spring Valley School. She'd just taken out her cellphone in class from wherever she's stashed it to look at it for a few seconds (one of her classmates said this)

    Here's some comments from the person who found out her family situation:
    "As a parent with a son who has PTSD from bullying, a couple of things to consider. If you look at her behavior, she was withdrawn. She wasn't acting out, she was closing off, which illustrates the classic loner stereotype, and is a red flag something more than we are being told in the media, is going on. Why, I wonder, would anyone blame someone who is being visibly abused... and NOT responding? #1 - she was new to the school and "didn't have anyone" per the student who stood up for her. #2 - why didn't the teacher EXCLUDE her (because we all know, teens HATE to be left out of stuff) and carry on with the class? And I mean, move everyone else so that their backs were to her, teach the class, then alert admins. Because the TEACHER was impatient. The only reason this girl was harmed was because the teacher was impatient. The adult, not the teen..."

    If some of the other commenters here had the capacity to be ashamed of themselves for being so judgmental, we'll never know, because they're nearly all anonymous and thus, can hide their bad attitudes.

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