Criminalizing the Classroom: Inside the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Plutocracy Now

Published on Oct 28, 2015

New York City has more than 5,000 police officers patrolling the city’s schools—that’s more than the combined number of school guidance counselors and social workers. Nationwide, more than 17,000 officers work in the school. What happens when students are arrested in the classroom? We look at what many experts call the “school-to-prison pipeline.” – Democracy Now!, is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,300+ TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9am ET:

When School Cops Go Bad: South Carolina Incident Highlights Growing Police Presence in Classrooms

Steroid Use Grows Rampant Among Police

Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 02:32 AM PDT By LovisaAlvinFollow for LovisaAlvin

So, what happens, when steroids get into the wrong hands? The world could soon find out, as more and more police officers are beginning to get busted for steroid possession and use. Across the nation and world, numerous officers are getting arrested in the United States and Canada.

Steroid Use Grows Rampant Among Police…/-Steroid-Use-Grows-Rampant-Among-… via @dailykos

Guilty for being a black girl? What the SC ‘body slam’ incident says about police brutality

Published on Oct 28, 2015

The video of school officer Ben Fields manhandling and throwing a student across a South Carolina high school classroom caused outrage across the country, leading to Fields being fired and an investigation into his actions. However, many critics see the incident as an example of a bigger problem – namely how minorities are disproportionality targeted in public schools. Simone Del Rosario speaks with Brittney Cooper, professor at Rutgers University, about the issue of police brutality in American schools.

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