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originally posted by: truckdriver42
a reply to: InTheLight
I agree with you on that. I don't know how my generation and the ones prior to mine survived without all of these mind altering drugs. Then we had the paddle and as one person mentioned, the ever fearful "I am calling your father."
It's amazing what parents, leeway in the school for punishment (the paddle) and old fashioned common sense accomplished back then.
In this case, the cops over reacted but they shouldn't be the ones called. If the mom was 10 minutes away, it seems we had a drama queen somewhere wanting to escalate this and decided to call the cops to get more attention out of this.
I'll bet the drama queen is still talking about how this 4 year old terrorist almost brought law and order to a stand still. What a hero..
originally posted by: Char-Lee
originally posted by: MysterX
a reply to: sdcigarpig
You're joking surely.
A 4 year old toddler...not a disgruntled and rebellious teenager is what were talking about here...essentially a baby.
Yes a baby but everything sdcigarpig is true no matter the age.
If you want to have the child sit alone to calm down and he won't what do you do? If the child threatens to hurt other kids what do you do? You can't use your strength to force anything and if you golden tongue fails what do you do?
If you call drug addicted messed up Parents who feel no responsibility and don't show up while the other kids are not terrified and all crying what do you do?
There is no forcing the child to sit in a closet or take him forcibly from the room, he will fight and you may bruise him and the school be sued you are responsible for ALL or the kids not just one, how do you protect the other kids?
originally posted by: mugger
I'm curious whether the parent can go to their local DA and have abuse charges filed against the cop and teachers involved. Most likely the DA won't do squat.
originally posted by: vonclod
a reply to: lovebeck
You have to wonder what the inmates thought or said...probably something like..WTF.
originally posted by: ShadowZion
a reply to: DrunkYogi
Have you guys never watched the Discovery ID series, "Scared Straight" Its when they take juvenile children and teens who think they are hard and live a "gangsta" lifestyle involving drugs and gangs. They make them speak to select inmates who have been told to try and show them that this is not the way they want to spend the rest of their lives behind bars. Most kids make a change after the visit and no longer affiliate themselves their gangs anymore or sell or take drugs.
they have even made them stay in jail overnight.
maybe they shouldn't have taken a kid so young, he must have been doing things that truly called for them to do this.
The victim has heart problems and oppositional defiant disorder (LOL), the woman told police. She said her son cannot take medication for oppositional defiant disorder because of his heart medication.
reports that a 63-year-old McDonald, Ohio, man is accused of spanking an 8-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl during a gym class on Tuesday. John E. Jerome pleaded not guilty Friday to a misdemeanor assault charge and was released on his own recognizance.
Ruzbarsky is accused of restraining the student by the neck in a classroom.
Police say a student at Lakefield District Secondary School alleged that the teacher assaulted him in early November by pushing a set of keys into the back of his neck in an attempt to make him comply.
The youth didn't report any physical injuries.
originally posted by: Lipton
I'm not saying I agree with child abuse, but I wholly support corporal punishment (which is NOT abuse).
originally posted by: sdcigarpig
a reply to: DrunkYogi
When they took away the rights of the schools to deal with or punish a child who was misbehaving, it left the schools only one option, and that is to turn to the cops. The schools hands are tied, they can not, by various laws and rules do anything to a child that is misbehaving.
If the child fails a course, any more it the parent blames the school, not the child, even if the child did not do anything to warrent a passing grade. If the child complains, the school is considered the bad guy, and the school is often in a lose/lose situation. So most school districts turn to the only option left, when dealing with a child that is misbehaving, and that is the cops.