Many police are not properly trained on how to treat children and especially disabled children. This court rules that is excessive force and a violation of constitutional rights.
A federal lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Children’s Law Center has finally made progress after a deputy sheriff handcuffed—and seemingly tortured—two small elementary school students who have disabilities.
In an extremely disturbing video, which TFTP reported on in 2015, school resource officer, Kenton County Deputy Sheriff Kevin Sumner, can be seen handcuffing a sobbing 8-year-old boy, referred to in court documents as S.R. The child is so small that Sumner has to lock the child’s biceps…
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