Police in Schools
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.
"He remembers falling to the ground, his muscles betraying his mind's desire to stand. Then he remembers nothing."
Officer Eric Coulston repeatedly pinned Thomas to the ground and handcuffed him after he tried to hide in a cubby hole.
Many believe the footage will show what sheriffs were doing outside during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre.
The media sues for video that may show what Broward County Sheriff's deputies were doing during the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
"A felony that carries a minimum five-year sentence."
Parkland survivor and pro-gun activist Kyle Kashuv was also punished.
This Terrible Florida Sheriff Thinks Schools Should Be Arresting More Kids for Dumb Reasons to Stop Shootings
Mike Chitwood arrests 11-year-olds and then complains that officials aren't calling them more.
On another National School Walkout day, 57 percent of teens are worried about dying in a school shooting. They shouldn't be.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos might rescind Obama-era guidance on school discipline.
"My school is starting to feel like a prison."
"Certain guns, like AR-15s, shouldn't even be accessible to the public."
Israel: "If ifs and buts were candy and nuts, O.J. Simpson would still be in the record books."