Policeman manhandles schoolgirl in South Carolina, USA

This video says about itself:

Officer Ben Fields assaulting a student 10/26/15

Please make this video famous. This is Officer Ben Fields assaulting a peaceful female high school student at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina. Students and graduates both told me he has been brutal like this for years.

From daily The Guardian in Britain:

South Carolina sheriff’s deputy on leave after dragging student from her desk

Video shows officer making forceful arrest at Spring Valley high school in Columbia in case that stokes tensions among black and white parents in Richland County School District Two

Tuesday 27 October 2015 15.57 GMT

UPDATE: Spring Valley High School Officer From Violent Arrest Video Fired. Deputy Ben Fields has been accused of using excessive force before: here.

It’s shocking to watch a black student violently arrested in school. What is more shocking is how common it is. By Jamelle Bouie: here.

‘BULLIED BY THE BADGE’ “In an era when educators are increasingly fearful of mass shootings, police officers in many schools are becoming the new disciplinarians, arresting students for incidents that once merited a call home or a visit to the principal’s office.” [Kyle Spencer, HuffPost]

WITNESSES DISPUTE POLICE ACCOUNTS OF SHOOTING NEAR FERGUSON While police say the victim in question “was not struck by law enforcement gunfire,” two witnesses say police shot the man. [Mariah Stewart, Matt Ferner and Sebastian Murdock, HuffPost]

Texas police officer wins immunity from prosecution over fatal shooting. Judge rules Charles Kleinert was deputised by FBI and protected under federal law when he killed Larry Jackson Jr, saying afterwards it was an accident: here.

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