Police in Schools
The students' negative COVID tests weren't good enough for school administrators.
The civil liberties group says there's a clear pattern of police misconduct involving schoolchildren.
New Research Says Police in Schools Don't Reduce Shootings but They Do Increase Expulsions and Arrests
While police in schools "do effectively reduce some forms of violence," they intensify the use of school discipline and arrests.
Calling a classmate a racist slur on Snapchat is offensive. It’s also protected speech.
"This is why people need to beat their kids," one officer remarked.
In 28 states, there's no minimum age for arresting kids.
The plan will shift $25 million away from school police and into support services for black students.
Berkeley Dorms Guarded by Cops Who Only Let Students Out To Eat, Use the Bathroom, or Get a COVID-19 Test
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North Carolina Mother Sues School Resource Officer Who Handcuffed and Pinned Her 7-Year-Old Autistic Son
Just the latest in a string of incidents involving school police and children with disabilities
There were four times as many incidents of physical restraint against students the year after Florida doubled the number of police in its schools.
"Our findings suggest that increasing SRO staffing in schools does not improve school safety and that increasing exclusionary responses to school discipline incidents increases the criminalization of school discipline."
His wrists were too small for the cuffs, though.
In other news, Chicago Public Schools will still spend $15 million on school police.
San Francisco and Oakland have moved toward getting police out of its schools, while Chicago and L.A. rejected similar proposals this week.
The Democratic presidential candidate wants an extra $300 million in federal grants for cops.
Will a hiring surge for school police and renewed zeal for zero tolerance policies undo years of declining youth arrests in Florida?
A complete end to police on campus probably isn't in the cards, but smaller victories are within reach.
The little girl said, "I shoot you," but her mother says she didn't understand what she was saying.
Draconian anti-vaping policies are ruining students' lives.
The deputy now faces possible criminal charges.
"Anyone, regardless of age, accused of such disgraceful actions will be charged accordingly."
Malcolm Jenkins brought the data, but the Fraternal Order of Police prefer to bully him into shutting up.
"We’re still doing interviews, speaking with students, learning what was said and the context of the comment."
"The safety of our children in school is paramount, today more than ever," said the police chief.
Another example of the school-to-prison pipeline, which mislabels kids as criminals.
A finding of guilt would be an attack on the autonomy and self-ownership of all young people
The Parkland shooting has led to policy changes, controversial court rulings, and even a free speech lawsuit.
Jason Washington was killed after trying to pick up his legal firearm from the ground.
A California cop arrested some victims of bullying because they were unresponsive during mediation.