Monthly Archives: February 2012

CA. Bullied teen arrested fighting back is speaking out

Joshua Despres, the teen arrested after allegedly using racial slurs during a high school fight, says he was bullied for months and school administrators did nothing to prevent it. The Little Compton teenager who was arrested Tuesday following a fight … Continue reading

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MA. School fight videotaped and posted on you tube

School Committee member Rick Starbard expressed shock this morning at a videotaped fight between two girls that took place apparently after school ended at Lynn English High School at the nearby Cook Street playground. The videotape shows two girls fighting … Continue reading

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TX. Families alarmed by school fight club

Videos posted on YouTube are raising concerns with parents and school officials. They show a group of middle school girls watching, and even encouraging, a fight between two people. Several of these videos have been posted on the Internet. KCBD … Continue reading

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HI. Pearl city school fights frightening community

Tina Quizon lives near Lehua Elementary School in Pearl City. She says over the past two weekends there have been what appears to be organized fights in the school’s parking lot. It started… (with) a group of probably 30-50 boys … Continue reading

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LA. Attack at Juvenile Center spurs calls for change

On the heels of an attack on a juvenile justice specialist, there are new calls for reforming how the state deals with young offenders. The incident last week at the Bridge City Center for Youth involved several male juvenile inmates … Continue reading

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CA. David Muhammad An Alameda County Juvenile Probation Officer is accused of sexual assault

David Muhammad has a checkered past in Juvenile Justice where NY and CA Juvenile Justice Departments are picking up DC and Maryland Juvenile Justice rejects in what amounts to a revolving door of incompetent administrators. Here’s the past story: In … Continue reading

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Canadian Medical Research Team Shows Prone positioning is no riskier than other restraints

Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts with The Force Science Research Center Editor’s Note: Our thanks to Chris Lawrence of the Ontario Police College and a member of the Force Science certification faculty for alerting us to the publication of … Continue reading

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FL. 11 year old tries to set special education student on fire with Old Spice body spray

Fla. – Authorities say an 11-year-old boy cornered a special education student in the bathroom of a Tampa Bay area middle school and tried to set him on fire. According to CBS affiliate WTSP, the police report states that the … Continue reading

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IA. Social Media provokes school fight

West Des Moines school officials say comments posted on Twitter and Facebook are behind assaults made by two students. Officials say the problem started when comments were posted online about a car accident that happened in Des Moines. Two 17-year-old … Continue reading

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LA. Dozen arrested after school bus fight

A dozen students were arrested by Shreveport Police after a Monday afternoon brawl on a Caddo Parish school bus. According to police, a fight broke out on a bus taking students home from Hamilton Terrace Learning Center, just after 3 … Continue reading

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