The UK is finally showing some sense. A writer asks: WHAT is the point of NHS restraint guidelines that say “no prone restraint” only to call the police and ask them to do it? Exactly. NHS/UK should either ban prone restraint entirely and put everyone’s safety in jeopardy or allow everyone to legally protect themselves [...]

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Channel 11 News was at Perry Traditional Academy Thursday morning when dozens of police officers responded to fight inside the school that sent one student to the hospital. Police said the fight started over something “carried over from one of the neighborhoods.” Channel 11’s Alan Jennings reported that it began with two kids and escalated [...]

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The school board hopes to bring resource officers back to all Rowan County middle schools. And one school system official said Monday they’re needed. Discipline problems are on the rise, with a quarter of the incidents the system reports to the state coming from middle schools last year. According to advocates, teachers should not be [...]

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In an incident involving a boy that has been under care for emotional and academic issues, a Connecticut Department of Children and Family Services (DCF) caseworker, was unable to persuade the boy to leave a couch in his residence where he was clad only in boxer shorts to accompany her after being presented with an [...]

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On Friday, October 26, 13WHAM News captured video of city school students downtown being pepper sprayed by police. More than 100 students were there to watch a fight. There had been several fights downtown during the week and police had tried multiple times to break up the crowd on Friday. Two students were arrested for [...]

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TTAPR on September 21st, 2011

Georgia Department of Education severely limited the tools teachers can use to intervene. Thus teachers are having to call police to stop the violence in schools. Recently Southern poverty law center filed suit in Alabama against the improper use of pepper spray against Alabama school children. An Albany High School student was pepper sprayed by [...]

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Illinois.  An Illinois children’s group home who could not control its residents called police over 100 times in one year — every 3 days.   Because the home did not have adequate safety procedures in place, the home was using the police improperly to modify behavior.  Where is the investigation into the group home for allowing these [...]

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