The principal and some students at Washington High School in Kansas City, Kan., fire back against complaints that their school is unsafe. A fight between a male and female student at school last week was caught on tape and shown on television newscasts. Since then a community activist, Tanika Pledger, has voiced concerns about other [...]

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TTAPR on July 4th, 2013

A STUDENT who threatened teachers at a remote Territory school with a tomahawk had to be restrained by six staff and injected with sedatives three times before he calmed down, the NT Education Union has said. NTEU president Matthew Cranitch said teachers were spat on, scratched, bit and hit while restraining the student during the [...]

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Enter At Your Own Risk: Police Union Says ‘War-Like’ Detroit Is Unsafe For Visitors The men and women of the Detroit Police Department believe the city is too dangerous to enter, and they want citizens to know it. The police force is shrinking, homicides are up, armed police officers are fearful for their own lives [...]

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In the wake of a brutal gang assault by residents on a worker at the Brookwood Secure Center in Columbia County, CSEA is amping up its call for better safety measures to protect staff at youth detention centers run by the state Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). “This is further evidence that the [...]

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TTAPR on January 13th, 2012

A series of fights involving students from Santa Monica High School has resulted in suspensions and a stepped-up police presence near campus, officials say. The conflict began Jan. 5 after the school day ended, said Sgt. Richard Lewis, a spokesperson for the Santa Monica Police Department. An argument broke into a fight, and one participant [...]

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NYS enacts a juvenile justice community facility workplace violence prevention act for private juvenile facilities (which is a good thing).  Meanwhile, the State owned OCFS juvenile facilities are completely out of control. More Reports that NYS Juvenile Facilities are Unsafe Lockport Council President Express No Confidence In Workplace Safety at OCFS Facilities OCFS Video Shows [...]

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Security videos from New York’s four juvenile prisons show residents assaulting each other and staff, who say current permissive policies make the centers more dangerous. Eileen Carpenter, recently retired from the state Commission of Correction, said Monday she gathered the 2009-10 videos last year while responsible for oversight of the four secure centers that house [...]

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TTAPR on September 1st, 2010

An Erie County Medical Center nurse was attacked and beaten on Wednesday by a psychiatric patient. The victim was identified in Buffalo police reports as Kelly McCain, a registered nurse. She was in good condition at ECMC on Thursday, a hospital spokesman said. Her alleged attacker, Terrence Caldwell, 22, of Theodore Street, was arrested and [...]

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SEX ORGIES SHREDDED DOCUMENTS A DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE INVESTIGATION MULTIPLE FATALITIES FROM SHOOTINGS AND STAFF BEING BEATEN TO DEATH A SCATHING DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE INVESTIGATORY REPORT 42% INCREASE IN ASSAULTS AGAINST STAFF THE SOLUTION – PROMOTE THE COMMISSIONER From the NY POST The Adage: Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time, goes [...]

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