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    Arrest of teen who texted in class prompts civil-rights case

    "I think sometimes our officers are put in uncomfortable positions when a teacher can't control a student," the sheriff said, promising to be fair. Email, phone and text messages for Fields were not returned. The deputy also arrested a second teenager who ...


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    'Disturbing' arrest of black S. Carolina student sparks federal, local probes

    Officer Ben Fields, 34, was suspended without pay after videos filmed by students showed him flipping an 18-year-old girl out of her chair and dragging her across a classroom for refusing a teacher's demand to put away her cell phone. The arrest at Spring ...


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    Arrest of girl who texted in class prompts civil rights case

    "I think sometimes our officers are put in uncomfortable positions when a teacher can't control a student," the sheriff said, promising to be fair. Email, phone and text messages for Fields were not returned. The deputy also arrested a second student who ...


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    Sheriff to decide if deputy keeps job after throwing student in classroom arrest

    The deputy also arrested a second girl who verbally objected to his actions ... Tony Robinson Jr., who recorded the final moments, said it all began when the teacher asked the girl to hand over her phone during class. She refused, so he called an ...


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