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School Days and Grenade Launchers

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Come on, they aren't tanks, they're armored rescue vehicles. And the, uh, grenade launchers would only be used to launch teargas canisters. When necessary. And the M-16s? Standard police issue.

Video Shows Texas Cop Body Slam Middle School Girl

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 04.07.2016 | Crime

A Texas school police officer has been placed on paid leave after video surfaced of him slamming a middle school girl to the ground. A video uploaded ...

Rebecca Klein

All Over The Country, Kids Are Getting Shocked With Tasers And Sprayed With Chemicals In School | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.05.2015 | Politics

Noe Niño de Rivera spent nearly two months in a medically induced coma after a Texas school resource officer shocked him with a Taser in November 201...

Matt Ferner

School Cops Protecting Kids With... Grenade Launchers, Mine-Resistant Vehicles | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

School police in several California public school districts are ready for anything -- including, apparently, a small invasion. The open news websit...

Now It's the School Police That Are Militarized

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.26.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

In ordering his review of the military weapons programs, Obama said "there is a big difference between our military and our local law enforcement and we don't want to blur those lines." School officials that have armed their police with assault-style weapons have done more than blur that line.

Joy Resmovits

Schools Were Getting Much Safer Until 2010, Government Report Finds | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

American public and private schools are generally much safer than they were 10 years ago, but school crime began a slight climb in 2010, according to ...

Joy Resmovits

U.S. Puts Schools On The Hook For Police Actions | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The Obama administration issued the first federal legal guidance on school discipline Wednesday, telling school administrators they must avoid discrim...

Journalist Sentenced To Jail After Reporting School Police Brutality

Posted 10.15.2012 | Education

Adam "Ademo" Mueller, co-host of radio show Free Talk Live and founder of, was found guilty Monday of illegal wiretapping and sentenced t...

Journalist Faces 21 Years In Jail After Reporting School Police Brutality

Posted 08.07.2012 | Education

Adam "Ademo" Mueller, a journalist and co-host of radio show Free Talk Live, is facing 21 years in prison for reporting on police brutality toward stu...