Cenk Uygur, Brett Erlich, and Hannah Cranston | (The Young Turks Video) | – –
“A cop in South Carolina was called in to deal with an unruly student at a high school. The student was on her phone and not listening to teachers or administrators. The officer tried dealing with the student verbally but then flipped the student out of her desk and tossed her across the floor before arresting her. Cenk Uygur, Brett Erlich (Pop Trigger), and Hannah Cranston (Think Tank) hosts of The Young Turks discuss.
Was the police officer out of line and used excessive force?How would you have dealt with the student? Let us know in the comments below. . .
“South Carolina high school student who witnessed her classmate being physically abused by a school resource officer was arrested and held on $1,000 for filming the incident.
Niya Kenny, 18, told WLTX she was shocked and disturbed when she saw Officer Ben Fields flipping her female classmate out of her desk and pinning her to the ground for refusing to leave class.
“I was screaming ‘What the f, what the f is this really happening?’ I was praying out loud for the girl,” Kenny told WLTX. “I just couldn’t believe this was happening I was just crying and he said, since you have so much to say you are coming too. I just put my hands behind my back.” ‘