Richland County (S.C.) Sheriff's Department school resource officer Senior Deputy Ben Fields, in Columbia, S.C. was recorded flipping a student backward in her desk and tossing her across the classroom floor after she refused to leave a math class. The Justice Department opened a civil rights probe Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, into the arrest of a student who refused to leave her high school math class, after Fields was recorded flipping the girl backward in her desk and tossing her across the classroom floor. Still frames taken from a YouTube video made by Reginald Seabrooks.
Richland County (S.C.) Sheriff's Department school resource officer Senior Deputy Ben Fields, in Columbia, S.C. was recorded flipping a student backward in her desk and tossing her across the classroom floor after she refused to leave a math class. The Justice Department opened a civil rights probe Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, into the arrest of a student who refused to leave her high school math class, after Fields was recorded flipping the girl backward in her desk and tossing her across the classroom floor. Still frames taken from a YouTube video made by Reginald Seabrooks.
Richland County (S.C.) Sheriff's Department school resource officer Senior Deputy Ben Fields, in Columbia, S.C. was recorded flipping a student backward in her desk and tossing her across the classroom floor after she refused to leave a math class. The Justice Department opened a civil rights probe Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, into the arrest of a student who refused to leave her high school math class, after Fields was recorded flipping the girl backward in her desk and tossing her across the classroom floor. Still frames taken from a YouTube video made by Reginald Seabrooks.
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