M. David and Shante Wooten
October 26, 2015
(CCN) The following video was just sent to us by students at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina. Those students witnessed a Richland County Sheriff’s deputy violently attacking a young female student. School officials have told us the incident happened on Monday, but that was about all they would relay.
Sheriff Leon Lott has seen the video and defended the school resource officer, saying he “was acting in response to a student who was refusing to leave class.” Apparently, that means using unbridled violence against an unarmed, non-violent student is perfectly acceptable.
“The student was told she was under arrest for disturbing school and given instructions which she again refused,” Lott claimed. “The video then shows the student resisting and being arrested by the SRO.”
In the video we see the officer approach a girl sitting at a desk in a classroom.
The officer then grabs the girl’s arm while wrapping his other arm around her neck. He then seems to slam her — in the desk — to the ground. Then he grabs her again and slams her to the right.
Watch the video below:
So, this just happened. Full story: theantimedia.org/teen-girl-slammed-by-cop-while-sitting-in-her-desk-for-being-verbally-disruptive/
Posted by The Anti-Media on Monday, October 26, 2015
What can you do? The officer in question is Sr. Deputy Ben Fields. His email is email@example.com.
Also contact the Sheriff’s department at firstname.lastname@example.org and call them at (803) 576-3000 to voice your outrage at the brutality of Officer Ben Fields against this non-aggressive female student.
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