Going Too Far: Kids Handcuffed for Having Tantrums at School

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  • police handcuffing children
  • Jmyha Rickman
  • Wilson Reyes
  • Salecia Johnson
  • Ja'Briel Weston
  •  Incident at Fairmount Park Elementary School

Going Too Far?

Around the country, reports of children as young as 5 years old being handcuffed by police have rocked local communities. The incidents raised questions about how restraining children with such force is really for their own safety and if schools need to do more to protect children from emotional and physical truama at school. -- Britt Middleton 

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