SC

Spring Valley Cop Gets Canned

RICHLAND COUNTY “RESOURCE OFFICER” FIRED A white Richland County (S.C.) sheriff’s deputy who violently apprehended a black female high school student earlier this week has lost his job as a result of the incident. Ben Fields – a senior deputy and “school resource officer” at Spring Valley High School –…

RICHLAND COUNTY “RESOURCE OFFICER” FIRED

A white Richland County (S.C.) sheriff’s deputy who violently apprehended a black female high school student earlier this week has lost his job as a result of the incident.

Ben Fields – a senior deputy and “school resource officer” at Spring Valley High School – has been terminated from his position, according to Richland County sheriff Leon Lott.  The move represents an about-face for Lott, who initially defended Fields in the aftermath of Monday’s incident.

Cell phone videos showed Fields grabbing the female student, flipping her out of her chair and dragging her across the floor as classmates sat in stunned silence.

Lott said those actions – which created a national firestorm – were “not acceptable.”

“From the very beginning that’s what’s caused me to be upset, and (which) continued to upset me is that he picked the student up and threw the student across the room,” Lott said.

“Deputy Ben Fields did wrong,” he added.

Of course Fields was defended by one of the students who recorded video of the incident … and less than a year ago he was honored by Richland County School District Two as an “exceptional role model.”

RAPID REACTION

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371 comments

both were wrong October 28, 2015 at 2:51 pm

It she be known that he gets fired for throwing her, not the choke hold he never did, not flipping her which he never did. she punched him in the face, and kicked so hard she flipped the chair. The rest is all on him though. Also he got fired because Rutherford got a corrupt Dr to “put” a cast on her arm. it isn’t broken, and it wasn’t the day this happened. Now that the lawyer wants $$$ its broken, Fine he got fired she should be charged with assaulting a police officer too. He can sue her too.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 2:56 pm

“He can sue her too.” – – – probably already in the works, and may include some of the other kids for their actions. Also, I wonder if her actions were deliberately planned to ensure a confrontation. Also, I would like to know what her attitude and actions have been in classes since the first day of this school year.

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huh? October 28, 2015 at 2:58 pm

what’s he going to get from a 16 year old?

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TroubleBaby October 28, 2015 at 2:59 pm

A cell phone?

I keeed…..I keeeeeeeddddd!

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flip October 28, 2015 at 3:01 pm

He will sue and my guess bankrupt the school district.

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Great day in SC October 28, 2015 at 3:02 pm

Nah, he’ll be dealing with her lawyers for years.
All paid with your tax dollars.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:07 pm

I hope!

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Putta There October 28, 2015 at 3:01 pm

A cop can sue a minor? For making him abuse her?
That’s some strong derp going on.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 3:04 pm

That’s why I’m asking — and could he sue her parents? Some of you guys may know the answer.

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Zen October 28, 2015 at 3:07 pm

No. There are no grounds.

well... October 28, 2015 at 3:09 pm

they have parental responsibility laws as far as minors in SC – limited to $5,000. but I doubt refusing to get out of a desk is a civil tort….and I’d bet the parent(s) don’t have much as far as assets.

Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Sue her parents for what? NOT doing his job, not doing his job pursuant to training, protocol or procedure. Not being able to properly arrest a 17 year old girl.

Saul Goodman October 28, 2015 at 4:01 pm

“Not being able to properly arrest a 17 year old girl.”

That right there is a lawsuit for mental anguish!

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm

This is getting funny. First, blame the girl, then the media, then the parents, then society…now it’s the lawyer and doctor? Everybody, but the one person who is solely to blame….the idiot who got fired.

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Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 3:11 pm

No, the blame falls squarely in the lap of the student. My 14 year old high school aged “child” knows better than to be on his cell phone during class, why didn’t this “child”?

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bro's only! October 28, 2015 at 3:17 pm

Obama has sent the message that blacks don’t have to follow authority if the authority figures are white.

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BroTime October 28, 2015 at 4:07 pm

That’s right and we’re coming for you….after we can get your women off our jocks.
It’s gonna take awhile. They’re used to soft little white dudes trying to hump on that shit.
They can’t get enough, once they really get fucked for the first time.

KeepingItReal October 29, 2015 at 8:17 am

Mostly what I see you gents with are mudsharks.

Ex-Officer Fields October 28, 2015 at 4:04 pm

Sweet. You’ll be cool then with me smacking him around a bit if he gets out of line. You should see what I do to boys I can’t handle with my wits. It’s fucking medival, bro.

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Fecal Matters October 29, 2015 at 8:18 am

Unlike many, my kid has been raised right.

Mom October 28, 2015 at 3:01 pm

You don’t need a doctor to put a cast on. Most lawyers like Todd Rutherford have a cast making kit in the back closet.

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flip October 28, 2015 at 3:03 pm

lol….Haley’s buddy…she started this stuff by surrendering on the confederate flag….this is the result…get the white police officers…

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Big T October 28, 2015 at 3:06 pm

What? Angry racists abusing minorities because they are butthurt over that silly flag?

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flip October 28, 2015 at 3:09 pm

Ya got an angry black Muslim occupying the wH and HE is the reason for the breakdown of civil authority in the streets and schools. Ask the FBI director.Obama has made it impossible for cops to do their jobs.

Hillary Clinton October 28, 2015 at 3:17 pm

You and TARrevolution are doing good work.
All over the internet. Thank you for dedicating every minute of your day to our work.
Between Trump, Carson and you, getting elected will be a breeze.
From the bottom of my heart. Thank you.

~Pres Clinton

feds October 28, 2015 at 3:40 pm

You will look good in orange BITCH!

Hillary Clinton October 28, 2015 at 4:01 pm

That’s good. Keep it up.
More crazy talk to make conservatives look unhinged.
Don’t forget to go back to Facebook and make more inane comments.
I’ve seen your handy work on the news articles there too. Well played!

Mom October 28, 2015 at 4:07 pm

Ah well, never mind…
Ah well, never mind…

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TARevolution October 28, 2015 at 3:04 pm

LOL…

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Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:05 pm

How would you know?
Oh yeah, you clearly don’t.
She have charts and documentation to go along with that cast.
Still trying to blame anyone…ANYONE, but the guy who got fired through his actions alone.

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She needs to be outta there 2 October 28, 2015 at 4:30 pm

because all of this was HER fault. If she had left when the teacher told her to instead of refusing he wouldn’t have called the administrator, if she would have left when the admin told her instead of refusing, the cop wouldn’t have been called, if she would have left when the cop told her instead of refusing he wouldn’t have closed her computer, if she wouldn’t have hit him and flipped herself with her violent kick she wouldn’t have fallen. All of that id HER fault. Anything after that is now the cops fault and he should have just moved her not flung her, but never get confused you blind idiot, IT WAS ALL BECUASE OF HER FAULT!!! She better be expelled for assaulting a police officer

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Bye Bye Pig October 28, 2015 at 7:04 pm

Nope. It’s HE that got fired and is about to get sued.
The FBI is investigating HIM.
Don’t let the fact that he’s the one who fucked himself over sting you too much.
Even though your tax dollars will be setting her up for life, while your broke ass sits around making an ass of yourself on FitsNews for Hillary and the Democrats.
Seeing you reduced to nonsense and blabbering butthurt IS really fun though. Don’t stop ;-)

oink oink dumbass October 28, 2015 at 7:55 pm

No the FBI is investigating the situation not just him you fucking moron, and none of my money will go to her. I don’t live in Richland County idiot. You’re that special kind of stupid aren’t you? Bless your little heart

shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 2:52 pm

From my participation in citizens police courses: escalation of force is important/ pain points are important control methods/ use of baton. My testimony is that the pain points and the baton hurt like hell..!! I did not volunteer for (*) taser, (*) pepper spray, or (*) take-down…..

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dwb619 October 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Good point!
Why not hire some of those Las Vegas casino bouncers. They lead you of the room with TWO fingers and absolutely no ability to even think, much less resist.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 4:15 pm

—- but they didn’t hurt ya’, did they?

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dwb619 October 28, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Twarn’t me!
I saw it two different times. Once, man right next to me at black jack table. Bouncer simply stated patting him on back of hand then grabbed the pressure point around thumb. Other time a dude was showing out in the slots area, two bouncers ,only one was required. He patted the guy on the shoulder in a friendly manner, then went for the point at base of neck and shoulder. Eazy-Peazy and no big confrontation. And NON of the boucers in that time were STEROID NECKS!

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 4:32 pm

STEROID NECKS! — is that what causes it? ( come to think of it, I recently met a girl……)

Centrist View October 28, 2015 at 2:57 pm

Before touching her, the SRO should have Mirandized her and informed her that anything she said or did on YouTube could be used against her.

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Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:41 pm

Should have tazered man. Don’t taze me bro!!!!!
Meanwhile, upstate, any news on the disgraced college President having the affair with the admissions lady with the big rack captured on the iPhone 5 by his son? “Hey buddy, what’cha doin.”

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RP October 28, 2015 at 2:58 pm

I find it interesting that all media is focusing on the Policeman and no one is talking about the immaturity, lack of respect and ill-manners of the student involved. She could have defused this situation in a second it she had listened to and obeyed her teacher and the school administrator. Her parents should be ashamed.

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Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 3:01 pm

Of course that’s the problem here. Regardless of what the cop did (and whether he was right or wrong based on established procedures), the girl now becomes a martyr for the cause of the disrespectful entitlement mentality. It gives more incentive to the inmates to gradually take over the asylum by the focus going entirely to the officer.

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TARevolution October 28, 2015 at 3:04 pm

And they can thank liberal ass-kissers like you for all the power they have stolen under Barack Hussein Obama.

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Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 3:06 pm

You’re a liberal plant that does their bidding every day on here. You changed names because I called you out for it. You think you were gonna get away with it again?

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flip October 28, 2015 at 3:11 pm

He kicks your liberal ass every time you touch your keyboard.
You remind me of a mix of Michael Dukakis and Jeb Bush.

Lloyd October 28, 2015 at 3:13 pm

You remind me of a mix of Dumb & Dumber.

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 3:15 pm

no! that b me and daniel boneshit.

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 3:29 pm

Jeb Bush is ten times the man GT is.

flip October 28, 2015 at 3:38 pm

Not as smart.If Jeb was smart he would open up a taco stand instead of wasting all that donor money running for President of Latin America.

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:35 pm

:)

Big T October 28, 2015 at 6:51 pm

You are such a fan of his family, though. Jeb is the same as GWB or his daddy.

TARevolution October 28, 2015 at 3:56 pm

Exactly.

Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 3:59 pm

FYI, it’s only noble to be hated for the truth. Liberals don’t hate you for the truth, they hate you because your a juvenile that makes the same copy and paste posts over and over again.

TARevolution October 28, 2015 at 4:37 pm

Not sure why your hatred is so deep for me. I think it’s a bit of envy, and the fact I expose you for what you are..and you think I’m the only one who sees it…

But: if we are to take back our country…we will have to Obliterate, not compromise, or agree to disagree…our Enemies..

And mealy-mouth little moderate-Liberal-Tarians must be SQUASHED asunder as much as we MUST destroy Liberals, Socialists, Race-Hate-Bigots, Christian-Haters, The homosexual Gestapo. Establishment Media, NAZIs and Communists…

Nothing personal…but if we let the ignorant, unwise and ill-informed, like you, stand…our nation falls. It’s as simple as that.

Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 4:45 pm

My hatred for you is based on the fact that you are nothing more than a low information, small-minded menace who happens to vote republican. It’s because of people like you that Obama was elected twice because you put people like McCain and Romney up against him. The only way we will take back our country is if the uni-party system fails and Trump or Carson break up the establishment political class that has taken over the republican party. That’s the same establishment party you have supported, which is akin to supporting unchallenged liberalism.

Sic Semper Tyrannis October 28, 2015 at 4:47 pm

” Our ” country ?

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:47 pm

Wow!!! Were to start? No where.

GrandTango October 28, 2015 at 3:14 pm

Fuck you, liberal. You can’t even debate your points without somebody embarrasing you.

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:36 pm

Heee’s baaaaack!!!!

TARevolution October 28, 2015 at 3:19 pm

Liberals HATE me. And love you. End of story.

Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 3:22 pm

Any support for that dumbass?

tomstickler October 28, 2015 at 6:53 pm

Just look at his Disqus profile: 260 posts and 3606 upvotes!!!!!!!

flip October 28, 2015 at 3:37 pm

YEP!!! lol…Daniel don’t get it…comes back for an ass whipping right on cue!

Him and SYNTwist (Journey Bell) are trying to out do each other on who is the bigger American hating moderate/socialist.

TARevolution October 28, 2015 at 3:56 pm

They have not figured out Jeb is toast..and they got their shot (twice) with McCain, and Romney. It’s over…they lost.

Caitlyn Jenner October 28, 2015 at 3:57 pm

Hey Y’all! What can a girl do to get in on some of your circle jerk action?

Hillary Clinton October 28, 2015 at 3:59 pm

I LOVE you so much!!!
People like you make my job easier….getting elected.
XOXOXO

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 3:28 pm

Yeah, they’ze stealing entitlemets from yuz.

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Chicken Little October 28, 2015 at 3:05 pm

The sky is falling! The lunatics are in my head!

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 3:09 pm

you may be right?

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Chicken Little October 28, 2015 at 4:07 pm

Got to keep the Looney’s off the grass!

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:37 pm

I may be crazy……
but it just may be a lunatic you’re lookin’ for…..

flip October 28, 2015 at 3:07 pm

FBI made it clear 2 days ago…’Ferguson’ effect….blacks are being told at home that they no longer have to respect authority-in the streets or at school…Obama started it and in SC the appeasement by Haley on the confederate flag has ensured that the urban streets and schools will be war zones….

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Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 3:28 pm

Never said that. Ferguson effect is defined as fear of causing community wide unrest, not that Obama hates the cops. Geesh!!! You spend too much time on Weazal Zipper – scouring the bowels of the Internet.

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Roberto October 28, 2015 at 6:04 pm

Don’t know what Weazal Zipper is, so, NO I DON’T. You said:

“appeasement by Haley on the confederate flag has ensured that the urban streets and schools will be war zones….”

Explain how that is not linking taking down the flag to the schools situation.

tomstickler October 28, 2015 at 6:54 pm

If they cannot provide a link to their claim, ignore them.

Roberto October 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Taking down the confederate flag contributed to this?

Geez.

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Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 3:17 pm

No one is referring to her as a martyr, except those defending the fired cop. I for one, have said from the beginning she should be expelled and charged for disturbing schools for her behavior. That is not turning her into a martyr. Yes, this 17 year old girl at SVHS will make inmates everywhere refuse, to not put down their phones-LOL. What hyperbole you enjoy spewing.

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dragon lady October 28, 2015 at 3:18 pm

Hey SYNTwist.Unlock the closet and let her out for lunch.

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Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 3:21 pm

I know that you nor anybody else are specifically saying that, I’m saying that is what she’s being made out to be. I know what you said should happen to her, but it doesn’t change the fact that she will be looked upon as a victim of “police brutality”. You are already falling prey to the narrative, constantly referencing the notion that this was about a phone and not the incessant refusals to comply and then stand her ground once finally confronted by the officer. That’s just dishonest on your part. We can disagree about the use of force tactics, but don’t disregard the root of the issue and try to make it about phone use.

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Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 3:24 pm

Wrong, in every post where I state my position on what should happen, I make it clear she should be charged with disturbing schools. That charge IS based on the refusals to comply and leave-not the phone.

Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 3:30 pm

You just said this “will make inmates everywhere refuse to not put down their phones” as though that was the issue or what I was arguing, when I was referencing the fact that some students will essentially be emboldened to not comply in the same manner due to this. I wasn’t using hyperbole, just an analogy.

Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 3:32 pm

I also typed LOL after that. Maybe too subtle but I was being sarcastic. I know you meant her non compliance was the problem you see becoming an issue with inmates, etc.

Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 3:38 pm

Fair enough. I couldn’t tell because you stated you thought my point was hyperbole.

Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 3:39 pm

Fair enough too.

erneba October 28, 2015 at 3:11 pm

I agree with you, her parents should be in jail.

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movin on UP October 28, 2015 at 3:13 pm

Will be interesting to see what kind of black trailer trash they are?

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Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 3:18 pm

And this is not about race. SMH.

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heat of the night! October 28, 2015 at 3:20 pm

ALL about RACE.100%.White cop and black thug meet on video.MSM/Democrat Party see a chance to ‘gin’ up black vote since the Muslim can’t run again.

Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 3:23 pm

Ignore. This is just somebody trying to stir you up.

daniel the leftist October 28, 2015 at 3:31 pm

lol…hey homie…I knew you was liberal trash! YOU are the leftist plant!

Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 3:39 pm

You’re not very creative. You make it too obvious what you’re trying to do.

erneba October 28, 2015 at 4:52 pm

Yes, it is, and the local black leaders served that up as their first reaction.

huh October 28, 2015 at 3:14 pm

Sure – it’s not like we don’t have enough people in jail for minor crap.

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erneba October 28, 2015 at 4:36 pm

You can always make room for more. We always do that over the holidays.

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huh October 28, 2015 at 4:44 pm

Sorry, putting parents in jail because a kid refused to leave a class is stupid. I’m still mystified as to how that is a crime in regards to a teen. You want to lock up the parents of every minor who breaks the law?

erneba October 28, 2015 at 4:50 pm

You are not very bright, are you? It’s a “figure of speech.”
You do know how to use Google, don’t you?

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:42 pm

In Seneca you can get shot to death for minor crap.

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rockysgotbackfur October 28, 2015 at 6:54 pm

go back to that jersey shithole you came from

erneba is an ass hole October 28, 2015 at 4:24 pm

You sick ass hole. Her mother died recently and she is in a foster home. You and the others here are sick sob s

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erneba October 28, 2015 at 4:39 pm

People have been through worse, and have managed. Personal tragedy in the family does not allow anyone a pass on reasonable behavior.
Sorry about her mom.

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Mom October 28, 2015 at 6:14 pm

Wait a minute. This teenage girl just lost her mother. The teacher and principal were well aware of this unique, sad situation. Why did they call the SRO? Why didn’t they call the guidance counselor?

erneba October 28, 2015 at 6:31 pm

Yes, I know, and that was no excuse for her behavior. You are right, the school, her principal and teachers, should have been aware of her situation and handled it without involving the SRO. I think the school officials took a “pass” because she was exhibiting aberrant behavior by refusing to comply with the teacher, and then the school supervisor. I think the school knew there was a bad problem in that room and took a “pass” by ordering the SRO to take care of the problem.
Again, I am sorry that she lost her mother, but exhibiting that kind of behavior is uncalled for.

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:42 pm

Ooops – done stepped in it now……..

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erneba October 28, 2015 at 4:46 pm

Nah…I am a big boy, I can take it.
Otherwise, I would not be caught conversing with you fools.

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:47 pm

Carry on!!!

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:12 pm

Because she’s not to one who used excessive force on a teenager in a classroom.
He is.

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movin on UP October 28, 2015 at 3:14 pm

Have you heard the rumor she smells REAL bad?

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Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:19 pm

I’m sure that settlement she’s going to get will help clean her up for you.

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fumigation needed! October 28, 2015 at 3:21 pm

Michelle says Barry smells.Should be quite a meeting at the wH.

Sam October 28, 2015 at 3:57 pm

Strange thing is…even the poorest blacks dress really well and keep up with their appearances. Usually smell nice. At least the people I work with. White trash on the other hand? Not so much.

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:44 pm

The meth stench can be strong.

West Columbia October 28, 2015 at 4:47 pm

No shit. I’m surrounded by fat, stinky white trash who live like pigs. How can you be on meth and still be fat? I don’t know, but they’ve figured it out here in SC.

Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:48 pm

The nacho spices come out with the sweat.

radiofreerockyd October 28, 2015 at 6:57 pm

ah you like it. youve smelled worse

Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm

It’s cause they deep fry the meth first.

Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 3:13 pm

It is absolutely not the “job” of the teen to defuse anything. He is the trained LE professional who is the adult. His training should include de-escalation. Her immaturity, etc. is no excuse for him NOT following proper LE techniques for arrest or removal of a person. She did not CAUSE him to NOT follow his training and ignore protocol and procedure. If a 17 year old girl can take him off him game so easily by refusing to move from her desk, he always needed another career. Good riddance.

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racist in wH October 28, 2015 at 3:22 pm

ALL about you RACISTS taking down a WHITE cop.

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Bye Bye Pig October 28, 2015 at 4:45 pm

He did a pretty good job of taking himself down.
Now he’s just a regular asshole, instead of one with a badge.

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go the BLANK on October 28, 2015 at 4:25 pm

Wish your dumbass could go with him. Obviously you chose not to see her punch him first and then flip herself over with her violent kicks. Let me guess to you its a home owners fault when a burglar slips, falls, and breaks his leg on property so they sue. What a pathetic person you are

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Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 4:42 pm

What a ridiculous lie. She does not punch him first at all, nor does she ever punch him. The FIRST thing that occurs is he grabs one of her arms, then takes his other arm and grabs her around her throat. Then when she is falling backwards she flails her arms/legs. No punches or kicks. What is pathetic, is your decision to live in an alternate universe devoid of facts, even when these facts are displayed on three different videos.

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Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:43 pm

Fip herself over? OK – I want a you tube video of you in a school desk flipping yourself over. If you can do it, I might just believe that one.

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Nölff October 28, 2015 at 3:25 pm

How dare that kid. That cop was doing what he was supposed to do. She doesn’t have rights. He should have beat her more. Amirite? Donald Trump 2016

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Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 3:40 pm

She got beat? I didn’t know that. Thought she was completely uninjured.

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Chicken Choker October 28, 2015 at 4:09 pm

She was beat as hard and you beat your meat, which also escapes uninjured.(I’m assuming)

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Officer Bitch October 28, 2015 at 4:43 pm

She’s in a cast and bandaged up, so yes, she was injured. Carpet burns too. I’m sure you know all about them from sucking up the abusive police officers. I bet you’re a good listener.

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Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 6:09 pm

That’s not germane to the argument if you’ve listened to what Lott said. Officers are trained and taught to expect the worst from people they encounter. If you’ve ever watched COPS you’ll know what I’m talking about.
The onus is not on the public to behave, the onus is on law enforcers reactions to those behaviors and using the appropriate level of engagement and force.

An unarmed teen sitting at a desk did not rise to the level of force the officer applied. What is so hard to get?

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Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 6:42 pm

In 2007, a couple sued Fields, fellow deputy Joseph Clark and Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott, alleging false arrest, excessive force and violation of free speech rights in 2005. According to the complaint, Carlos Edward Martin was driving home and got out of his car when Fields approached him and asked whether he was the source of an excessive noise complaint that the officer was investigating.

Martin claimed that Fields “slammed him to the ground, cuffed him, began kicking him, and chemically maced him until his clothing was drenched and the contents of the can of mace was [sic] depleted,” according to court documents. When Martin’s wife, Tashiana Martin, took pictures with her cell phone, Fields told a responding officer to confiscate her phone, according to the lawsuit.

Fields is one of 10 defendants in another case, scheduled to go to trial in January. In that lawsuit, former Spring Valley High School student Ashton James Reese claims he was unlawfully expelled from school in 2013. At the time, Fields was investigating alleged gang activity at the school. Reese claimed several offenses in the suit, including lack of due process, negligence, negligent supervision and a violation of the right to public education — as mandated by state law.

The jury trial is scheduled for January 27-29 in Columbia.

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TARevolution October 28, 2015 at 3:01 pm

But Hillary is yet to be indicted….and no one at the IRS will be held accountable for violating the law…

Two Americas..if you’re a democrat, you walk…If you’re a law enforcement officer..you either get killed, or fired….

I sure as Fuck Obama’s America CHANGES soon…or the country will not even be fit for Democrats to live in.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:02 pm

Lott did this because of his philosophy of kissing ass to stay elected. His self righteousness knows no bounds.

This is but one more deputy sacrificed at the altar of Leon’s need for political expediency. Never mind the many times the deputy did a great job. It is all about this one incident when his actions didn’t align with policy. Anyone who has ever worked the job on the street and had to physically engage suspects knows that the stuff in training is mostly bullshit. It works perfectly in the choreographed, magical, world of make-believe, also known as “Training” or “DT”, where your parter doesn’t want to hurt you.

Leon has fired a lot of good deputies when they didn’t align perfectly with his policies, when it was politically expedient.

What Leon would like to forget, and would like others to forget, are the times when he has violated his own policies, sometimes placing the public in unnecessary danger.

I guess he has forgotten the time he had weapons stored improperly and against policy in his vehicle at home and someone stole them. Rumor has it that at least one was an automatic/ select fire weapon.

How about the time he was speaking at a public function and left his sidearm there, where a (fortunately) honest visitor found it?

Hasn’t he fired deputies for similar policy violations? I guess it’s good to be king.

I hope that RCSD realizes a mass exdous of personnel, especially SRO’s. I know a lot of them will try and rationalize what Leon has done, but the bottom line is and always was, “it doesn’t matter how good a deputy you are or how good a job you have done, Leon has his own back, but not yours”. I wouldn’t stick around any longer than necessary to see who will be next, because it just might be you.

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TARevolution October 28, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Lott is a Democrat…FITS would do the same thing…That’s Democrat America, 2015.

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Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 3:08 pm

This is what you get when you have a Sheriff kowtowing to Joe Biden.

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Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:11 pm

This what you get?
What? Cops can’t abuse teenagers with out impunity any more?
Stay classy.

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Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 3:56 pm

No, teenagers can act like halfwits without any accountability, then a liberal sheriff, in Biden’s back pocket, comes along and sets a dangerous precedent that they can defy authority and nothing will happen to them.

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just asking October 28, 2015 at 3:58 pm

Biden hides behind his dead kid.He hiding the sheriff too?

Big T October 28, 2015 at 5:47 pm

Just like you hide behind the guys killed in Benghazi?

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 4:16 pm

So we can add the sherrif and Biden to,the list of people who are to blame, besides the guy who has already been fired for HIS actions? Got it. The plot thickens….

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 4:18 pm

Bro, my main man Fecal Matters already said he’s cool with an SRO beating crap out of his little punk bastard 14 year old, if I think he’s getting smart with me. Why can’t more parents be cool with me violently thrashing their children around at my whim, like ol Fecal Matters?

Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 5:29 pm

Never endorsed his actions, nor did he “beat the crap” out of anyone. I’m cool with his take down, but I do tend to believe the midget toss was out of line. Are we square now?

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 5:37 pm

It’s strange that a, presumably, abult male would have so much hatred towards a teenage girl. Was high school a lonely time for you?

Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 5:39 pm

I had a great time in high school. Question, what’s an abult?

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 5:45 pm

It’s like a regular adult, but not as smart.

Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 10:07 pm

But seriously, admit it, today is the first time you’ve ever heard of Leon Lott. Go ahead, fess up.

Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 6:02 pm

Is it a core function of gov’t to teach kids manners?

Elfego October 30, 2015 at 11:34 am

The only core function in government today is steal,lie and cheat as much as you can.

Quietus October 28, 2015 at 7:23 pm

Leon and Randy Scott (AKA Chief Shorty) sucked up to Biden so Biden would sign off on Shorty’s Daughter’s appointment to West Point. Nothing against his daughter she’s a good kid, straight A student cheerleader and, top of her class at West Point. Just wanted to point out this for some background.

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Elfego October 30, 2015 at 11:34 am

Parents and the Democrat Party abuse children with things that last a lifetime and manipulate them like puppets.

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Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:10 pm

No, he fired an out of control brute who was caught on video beating a young girl.
Unprofessional behavior will get you fired.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:11 pm

And you don’t belive Sheriff Shorty may have ever been excessively rough with a suspect in his career?

Yeah, sure…

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Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:22 pm

We’re talking about Fields getting fired for not doing his job properly.
You’ve run out of other people to blame, so now you change the subject to “Well, others probably do it too”. Funny as hell. Why not just get it over an blame Obama? lol

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CorruptionOfRationality October 28, 2015 at 3:24 pm

Just so you know…CurruptionInColumbia is a conspiracy wingnut who thinks Sandy Hook is a hoax. He’ll even admit it. So, take what ever he types with a grain of salt. He’s clearly not right in the head.

CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:27 pm

I thought I told you to go play in traffic, troll.

CorruptionOfReality October 28, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Maybe this all never happened and it’s just a ploy to take your guns?
Ever think of that, ding dong?

CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 6:01 pm

Go play in traffic. Adults are in the room and talking.

Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 6:03 pm

Just like Sandy Hook

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:48 pm

Seriously? That’s pretty funny and sad at the same time.
A stereotypical rightwing nut, huh?
Definitely not right in the head.

flip October 28, 2015 at 3:50 pm

CIC is really a smart guy and regular contributor-UNLIKE the racist trailer trash YOU are.

Derp October 28, 2015 at 3:53 pm

How would you know what a smart person sounds like?
You live in SC.

flip October 28, 2015 at 3:55 pm

That’s what the internets are for. My grandkids bought me a computer & the clapper for Christmas.

CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:26 pm

No, just underscoring what a colossal hypocrite Leon is, as are those supporting him in this.

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:46 pm

No. You’re still ineffectively trying to defend the ex-cop.
You’re grasping at any straw you can come up with, but the fact remains…
He acted like an immature roid hound and abused a teenager he’s sworn to protect.
Case Closed.

BS October 28, 2015 at 4:32 pm

this case is far form closed. he will sue for this and win.

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 5:11 pm

How? The girl did nothing but take a beating.
Did he pull a muscle or chip a nail?
He has zero grounds to sue.
He wasn’t wrongfully terminated.
He fucked up and he’ll pay for it.

Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 5:32 pm

No, if you’re a tax payer in South Carolina, you’ll help pay for it. Genius.

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 5:52 pm

Wasn’t talking monetary punishment.
Loss of career.
Tarnished reputation with the community.
That type of stuff.
But, you’re right.

Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 10:09 pm

Nobody will care in a week, you’ll be on to the next hashtag.

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:52 pm

Maybe it is a vast conspiracy?
The girl
The parents
The teacher
The administrator
The lawyer
The Doctor
The media
The Sheriff
The kid taking the video
They all worked together to get Fields to use excessive force.
Sounds like something you’d be into. Get Alex Jones on the case…

flip October 28, 2015 at 3:29 pm

Obama is to blame.Ask the FBI director.

FBI October 28, 2015 at 5:12 pm

Sorry, the director is busy seeing if Fields violated her civil rights.

Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 5:31 pm

How about the friendly that Sheriff Shorty did for Chief Shorty?

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Oh crap, man. Libraries could be written about what a clusterphuck Leon created with his “guidance” in getting that idiot installed as chief. Leon hired him back, gave him considerable rank and salary, and all is well.

I hear CPD is still not quite right after him and “Black Ops” Santiago’s reign of terror. It always kills me to hear someone say they need to put Leon in charge of CPD. He was “in charge” by way of his proxies and he damn near destroyed the place.

Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 10:02 pm

I keep thinking one of these days I’m going to roll up on a party where DJ Chief Shorty is spinning the wax, alas, no luck yet.

truthmonger October 30, 2015 at 2:41 pm

Ummm…. nope. new videos clearly show what REALLY happened, and it supports Ben Fields. Cral back under your rock, OT.

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Superfly October 28, 2015 at 3:59 pm

Ask Ryan Bethea about Leon Lott.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 6:11 pm

I’ve never met Ryan or heard the story (that I recall). Can you give me some filler?

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Outta There October 28, 2015 at 5:43 pm

For those keeping count. Here’s who’s all to blame…according to the apologists.

The girl
The parents
The teacher
The other students
The administrator
The media
The political climate
Society
The Lawyer
The Doctor
The Sheriff
The ‘Liberals’
Joe Biden
Obama
Anything or anyone besides the fired SRO

If I’m missing anyone ot thing the blames let me know.

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Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 6:01 pm

He did it because the pig threw an unarmed student across the room. Sheriff Lott said as much. Watch the presser again.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 6:07 pm

If you believe everything that self-serving politico says, I can make you a real good deal on a snow ski lodge just outside of Miami that my uncle recently left me.

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Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 6:10 pm

Fair point…he is a cop after all.

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Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 10:16 pm

Sheriff Lott also said there was plenty of blame to go around. Go ahead and forget the fact that the “child” was acting like a complete imbecile. I’m tired of hearing my high school aged son coming home complaining about disruptive idiots in his related arts classes at Flora. It takes a villiage right phatkunt? Maybe if a few more idiots get midget tossed into the hall, complete with a 5 camera shoot to document and upload to youtube, they’ll stop acting like they were raised on planet Kanye.

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Mike at the Beach October 28, 2015 at 6:22 pm

Democrat sheriff…democrat county. No surprise here.

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erneba October 28, 2015 at 6:35 pm

Good post, and I think you hit the nail on the head. Lott is a crackpot Sheriff and a slick politician. This situation has proven that he has mastered both.

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 7:34 pm

I think it’s obvious that Leon is hating firing this guy. So much that, to me, it makes him look bad.
There is no way to avoid doing it when you have a deputy so (momentarily?) out of control that he threw a kid across a room.
Any cop who looks at these videos and doesn’t think Fields went way too far needs to resign right now…because their thinking is messed up if they don’t realize no citizen should be treated this way under any circumstances.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 8:37 pm

Not trying to disparage you Nitrat, but I believe that if you spent six months, certainly a year, dealing with the abject stupidity, attitudes, feelings of self-entitlement, and (last but not least) assaultive behaviors, that these guys do on a daily basis, you would feel much differently.

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 10:18 pm

CIC, I spent 20+ years as a food stamp & welfare and child protective services worker and supervisor. I’ve dealt with many of the same people the cops in my neck of the woods have dealt with, been in their homes without a gun, usually by myself and when they were in fear of losing their children and thought I could take them.
You simply cannot treat people like the scum of the earth if you have any hope that they will cooperate with you.
I, of course, am not talking about walking into situations that are violent at the moment or where a crime is going down. But, the other stuff, I’ve seen up close.
And, if you’re burned out and acting in a way that could harm yourself or others, you need to get help or move on.

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Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 10:21 pm

If you act like a dog, you get treated like a dog.

Squishy123 October 28, 2015 at 3:06 pm

I hear ol’ Scarhead Rutherford had her in a body cast on Good Morning America today.

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lol October 28, 2015 at 3:08 pm

I heard you pretend to have kids and a super imaginary online job that lets you park on FitsNews all day?

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Squishy123 October 28, 2015 at 3:09 pm

Whatever helps you make it through the day.

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at the school crossing today? October 28, 2015 at 3:28 pm

WE heard you are a pedophile?

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lol October 28, 2015 at 4:57 pm

We? Just because you post under several names doesn’t mean your are different people, flip. Get off the internet every now and then…

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flip October 28, 2015 at 3:51 pm

When I say, “WE”, I mean me and my gay superstar TARDevolution.

That’s why we were excited when we heard you’re a pedophile too.

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Mom October 28, 2015 at 3:07 pm

And the still unnamed principal and vice principal get to keep their jobs. Sweeeeet…

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Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:43 pm

What did they do wrong? They didn’t abuse the girl. The SRO did.

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Mom October 28, 2015 at 3:49 pm

What did they do wrong? They called the SRO!

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Don October 28, 2015 at 4:49 pm

That’s the protocal. They did nothing wrong.
Now the SRO? Totally fucked up….obviously, he got canned

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Mom October 28, 2015 at 6:02 pm

The girl’s mom and grandmother died recently. She is living is foster care. The PRINCIPAL new all of this and chose to involve the SRO. just sayin’…

Mom October 28, 2015 at 6:04 pm

Where is the principal’s judgment?

Mom October 28, 2015 at 3:13 pm

So, who exactly, are the principal and disciplinary administer going to call next time they have a belligerent student?

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TroubleBaby October 28, 2015 at 3:14 pm

Ghostbusters?

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:16 pm

If they have any sense, they’ll refuse that call.

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Mom October 28, 2015 at 3:17 pm

RIGHT! As the SRO will also refuse the call.

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Tazmaniac October 28, 2015 at 3:21 pm

One more time, the SRO’s responsibilities don’t include student discipline issues unless they are physically harming others. This poor guy was roped into a mess.

Mom October 28, 2015 at 3:23 pm

Yes Sir, Mr. Taz.
And next time, the SRO will know better than to get involved.

flip October 28, 2015 at 3:27 pm

Excellent point.The FBI director has said situations like this is why cops are hesitant to get involved anymore.

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:30 pm

That’s why the FBI is investigating……….wait for it………….the ex-cop.

flip October 28, 2015 at 3:32 pm

The FBI is busy investigating Hillary Clinton…….wait for it….FELONIES!!! LMAO

Regal October 28, 2015 at 3:39 pm

No. They are not. So, how are those hearings going? Saw your boy Trey voted for that ‘liberal’ Ryan. Looks like he got the memo and is back in line after giving Hillary all that great free exposure.

flip October 28, 2015 at 3:54 pm

I find your tendency towards facts exceptionally annoying.

CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:32 pm

I think it would be awesome if a bunch of SRO’s, and regular road deputies, resigned en-masse. I hope agencies like Cola PD, Forest Acres PD, LCSD, BPS, etc expedite the processing of applications from RCSD over the nextvfew weeks.

flip October 28, 2015 at 3:34 pm

Preach it brother!!! I sure hope law enforcement stands tall for their fallen brother-a victim of Obamaville!

Birdy October 28, 2015 at 3:42 pm

Why would they do that? They would just be saying “If we can’t beat up the kids we are sworn to protect, we won’t work at all!” to the public that pays them.
How stupid are you?

Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 3:46 pm

They also will be saying, that we can’t properly arrest a 17 year old girl so we have no business in a LE career.

CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:48 pm

No, they would be extricating themselves (and their families) from a very unstable work environment and boss, in a field where split-second decisions are often expected and made, but where your boss will not stand behind you and has a clearly defined pattern of such behaviors.

Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 3:50 pm

It is not a split second decision NOT to follow training, procedure and protocol for an arrest.

U R Twisted! October 28, 2015 at 3:51 pm

Damn give it a rest you racist BITCH.He got fired.Go have an abortion or fuck your dog!

Medicaid Gangsta Livin' Large October 28, 2015 at 3:53 pm

Do you kiss your grandkids with that nasty ass mouth flip?

Journey Bell October 28, 2015 at 3:58 pm

I see I have gotten under someone’s skin. Made my day.

Sic Semper Tyrannis October 28, 2015 at 4:24 pm

+ 10, 1 troll defeted !

Don October 28, 2015 at 4:51 pm

Why would his boss stand behind him?
He fucking assaulted a teenage girl for no reason.
Now he has plenty of time to lift weights.

CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:23 pm

Exactly!!!!!!

Outta There October 28, 2015 at 3:28 pm

So, now the SRO was roped into using excessive force by the teacher and administrator?
This blame list is getting long…

The girl
The parents
The doctor
The lawyer
The political climate
The media
The teacher
The Administrator
???
Poor guy. This vast conspiracy to make this guy beat that girl is truly running deep.

Mom October 28, 2015 at 3:46 pm

Which brings us back the question as to why the principal and administer couldn’t handle the problem?

Mom October 28, 2015 at 3:47 pm

*administrator

nitrat October 28, 2015 at 7:16 pm

That’s probably why he was mad almost immediately in dealing with the kid…’why am I having to handle THIS for these people?’

Dr. Peter Venkman October 28, 2015 at 7:39 pm

That’s not true. We specialize in spooks. We can handle them.

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Mom October 28, 2015 at 3:22 pm

Yup. Why? because no one else will have their backs. Now, the principal and admin are on their own. Good luck with that!

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Tazmaniac October 28, 2015 at 3:18 pm

The school employees while have to erect a “timeout fence” around continuously count to ten until the student becomes bored and falls asleep. Or maybe they could call Marlin Perkins to show up and have Stan shoot the beast with a Tranquilizer dart gun.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:33 pm

I’m not sure even Marlin and Stan would have the courage for that “adventure”.

:-D

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Tazmaniac October 28, 2015 at 3:50 pm

I had an Uncle on my Mother’s side who was a real life Marlin Perkins. Traveled and sent pictures from all over the world, Amazon jungle, Sahara desert, Tahiti, Alaska, etc. Sent the old man a picture of him posed with an elephant holding a rifle. The next week, there was a delivery at the door and when the box was opened it contained that Weatherby 460 with the biggest scope I had ever seen. Included a certificate to have it custom fitted. That was the Old Man’s prized firearm out about the 75 or so that he owned.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 5:44 pm

Wow! That would be a pretty cool package to find on the door step!!!!

erneba October 28, 2015 at 5:54 pm

Marlin Perkins and his “right hand man” Stan, that goes back a long way.
“Meanwhile, back at the camp site, Marlin was sucking up a beer while Stan was preparing dinner by skinning his weenie.”

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 7:06 pm

I don’t remember ‘Stan’. I remember Jim Fowler. Who was ‘Stan”?

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 8:14 pm

Now that you mention it, I think you are right.

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Tazmaniac October 28, 2015 at 8:15 pm

Stan Brock, Jim Fowler’s replacement.

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 10:00 pm

I knew I was really old.

appeasing the racists in SC October 28, 2015 at 3:25 pm

They ought to call the National Guard and send the bill to Nikki ‘traitor’ Haley.

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Nikki Haley October 28, 2015 at 3:35 pm

Sorry about the flag, but you racist, undereducated voters are of no use to me anymore.
The GOP will be giving me a big national push after the embarrasment that will be the 2016 elections. The new GOP will try to have more diversity and less angry white men. So, get used to minority women and men on the ballots. We seen how successful the Democrats are, so we’ll just copy them. I’m sure you understand. It was nice but I have to break it off. We’ve just grown part…

~Gov Haley

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 7:04 pm

Have I missed it, Trikki, or have you not had a single public comment on this incident?
Where is your leadership?

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the Trikki 1 October 28, 2015 at 7:06 pm

Bible Thumper told her to quiet and let Jackson/Sharpton keep fucking her and SC in the ass?

nitrat October 28, 2015 at 7:03 pm

Let’s hope they’ve had some training in how teachers and principals are supposed to do their jobs before the next incident and they should be able to handle it themselves.

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jimlewisowb October 28, 2015 at 3:16 pm

Way before they started making covered wagons Educational Administrators started running away from taking a stand, making a decision and then defending their decision.

The Zero Tolerance Policy was one of the first FUBAR rules. It allowed preschoolers to be expelled and labeled because their mommy forgot to take a plastic knife out of their lunch box.

The Politically Correct SNAFU gave way to 7 year old boys being expelled and classified as sex offenders for kissing unsuspecting 7 year old girls on the cheek

Then we come to the Cluster Fuck of putting armed Police into a Public School setting. This allowed School Administrators to bury their heads up their asses and turn all discipline over to armed guards

School Boards were warned that if you put armed Officers in the schools then don’t be alarmed when those Officers utilize not only their weapons but also their training to take down an aggressor even if it is a 6 year old

Dealing with aggression is like dealing with pregnancy. Either you are pregnant or not and either you take down the aggressor as quick and forcibly as possible or you end up dead

If any Law Enforcement Officer in the State of South Carolina is willing to take a SRO position in any school, their mental state should be called into question

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Same 'ol Same 'ol October 28, 2015 at 3:33 pm

Heh, they do it because the get to be the bully all the time and, of course, the hero worship.

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Yep! October 28, 2015 at 4:04 pm

That’s truth right there.

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 6:58 pm

And, they want to blame every education problem on everyone except the educators when they display so much bad judgement on these issues you have listed.
I don’t particularly blame individual teachers who try their best. But, based on the people teaching the few education classes I took 40+ years ago, there may have been serious issues with the people teaching the teachers for a long, long time…which is only to be expected since they have spent the majority of their careers teaching college students instead of kids.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 3:27 pm

On a lighter note:
———————

[1] — Shifty guesses that the streets just aren’t safe any more. Yesterday I heard about a tourist in Five Points who asked a cop how to get to the State House. The cop told him, “Well, you go up Harden Street to Gervais Street and then turn left. If you can get that far.”

[2] — The cops in downtown Columbia work on the buddy system. One says, “Let’s check out this dark alley.” The other
one says, “Not me, buddy!”

[3] — Shifty was in Five Points last Saturday night and a really tough looking guy walked up to me and said, “Hey, buddy, you want to buy a real nice ring?” I asked him what it looked like. He said, “Don’t look now but the guy standing behind you is wearing it.”

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 3:29 pm

lott solved the problem pretty much as well as it could have been solved.

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Yup October 28, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Yup. Gotta drop the dead weight.
Fields made himself a liability and distraction.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Shifty has been paddled in schools by the paddles with the holes in them to increase the stinging. I’ve also been seen sitting on the stool in the corner while wearing a Dunce Hat. None of those incidents actually caused me to think about not committing myself to a criminal life — but it gave my Mom and Dad some good laughs. None of my girls believe that those punishments ever existed in schools. All done by the classroom teachers without any direction or instruction from the school administers.

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old timey October 28, 2015 at 3:43 pm

I had an elementary school teacher who used humiliation for discipline. Her shtick was using a baby bonnet and bottle then making the student sit in a baby pen like thing. She was an old bitch. I can still remember this very sensitive girl running out of the room and clinging to a post when threatened with that treatment – and the janitor trying to talk the crying girl away from the pole.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 4:16 pm

Damn! I’ll take the paddling….

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Sic Semper Tyrannis October 28, 2015 at 4:20 pm

Not from ” Old Ms. Scoggings ” from Fuller middle. She had it down.

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erneba October 28, 2015 at 5:39 pm

I remember my first grade teacher actually washing little Johnnie’s mouth with hand soap and a wad of paper towels. She was in there scrubbing away and little Johnnie was gagging like he a just ate a live rat.
Little Johnnie never said the word “f()cK” again till he got to the third grade.

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Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 6:06 pm

Sadly, many people who post here would love to see that kind of stuff brought back.

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massiveheadwoundharry October 28, 2015 at 6:49 pm

limbaugh u fat . pussy . you must have had one fucked up chilhood. i’ll pray for ya.

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Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 6:59 pm

Shhhh…don’t make me call Sheriff…(cough)…Ex-Sheriff Fields on you.

U R a disgrace! October 28, 2015 at 7:08 pm

Take that cock out of your mouth and I bet you don’t…(cough)…

Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 10:18 pm

Maybe you should call in former Chief Shorty, current RCSD lackey. That’s one corrupt cop that’ll neva go away.

Quietus October 28, 2015 at 10:29 pm

Shorty will be the next Sheriff of Richland County. The Inspector “ethics officer” gig is his setup. He out ranks everyone in the department except for Leon, even the Chief Deputy is below Inspector Scott.

CorruptionInColumbia October 29, 2015 at 1:24 am

OMG! I had no idea it had gotten THAT bad.

{{{{{SHUDDER}}}}}

Doodoo face October 28, 2015 at 7:18 pm

When I was a kid I learned early to do right and try never to do wrong. When I was little, if I was bad I learned to expect to wake up in the middle of the night to momma and daddy standing over me in the bed. They would take turns urinating and defecating on me. When they finished doing that they would burn me with cigarettes on various parts of my body. The next day they wouldn’t let me wash or bathe before going to school and the other kids taunted me and called me peepee head and doodoo face. If I was good and didn’t make mistakes, in a week or too they would let me take a bath but not before they burned me with cigarettes again.

To celebrate me being allowed to bathe again momma an daddy would throw up in a bowl and make me eat that before going to school the next day.

I learned early the importance of not doing wrong.

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mamatiger92 October 28, 2015 at 4:07 pm

I had a 3rd grade teacher who was partial to drawing a circle on the chalkboard and making you stand with your nose in the center of it of it all afternoon.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 4:14 pm

Hmmm, I like that one!

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Wlkd 2 school uphil bof ways 2 October 28, 2015 at 4:11 pm

Back in my day, they flipped me over in my desk and threw me like a bowling bowling across the class, then sat on my back and handcuffed me.

None of my girls believe that those punishments ever existed in schools.

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Shitty Student October 28, 2015 at 5:22 pm

Maybe Mr Fields can come by and show your kids what they were missing.
He’s available and looking for work.

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Nooooooooo! October 28, 2015 at 5:20 pm

The holes don’t increase the sting themselves. They reduce resistance so your ass would be hit harder. Evil geniuses at work….

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Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 5:34 pm

I got shoved under my (black) teachers enclosed desk in the 3rd grade, while she was sitting with her disgusting pantyhosed kneecaps pushed up against me. Guess that my white privilege at work for me.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 6:20 pm

Good God! Why did I have to read that while I’m thinking about dinner?

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:32 pm

black bean tocos?

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Fecal Matters October 28, 2015 at 10:06 pm

Talk about your charcoal gray dry & ashey wrinklyassed beef curtains. To this day I can’t eat well done roast beef.

Wheel Man October 28, 2015 at 7:36 pm

I got shoved under my 3rd grade teachers desk, right between her bare legs. All I saw was her white panty clad beaver with a big piss stain in the crotch….scarred me for life.

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Marie Barf October 28, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Just another example of the inmates running the asylum in this country. How dare that officer get in the way of that fine young student being disrespectful and disrupting the class??

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Bye Bye Pig October 28, 2015 at 4:55 pm

Aww, you think the poor little police officer did the right thing.
Too bad reality is, he acted like an immature bitch and he got quickly fired.
Hope he likes lawyers and courtrooms.
Hope you like you’re tax dollars going to a bratty teenager who’s laughing all the way to the bank, thanks to your hero.
Fucking love it!

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jj October 28, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Would like to see your wimpy ass under pressure. Those that bitch the most are the first one to run to the door when something goes wrong.

You are a whiney bitch.

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Bye Bye Pig October 28, 2015 at 5:02 pm

I deal with bratty teenagers, daily. Never had to throw any around.
If you have half a brain, it isn’t hard. This cop isn’t very bright, like most of them, so he lost his cool and beat up a little teenager. Whiney bitches defend brutes who beat up kids.
Care to domsome more whining, bitch?

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Quietus October 28, 2015 at 3:47 pm

Neon Leon, the High Sheriff of Columbia just gave the inmates the keys to the asylum.

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flip October 28, 2015 at 3:48 pm

Haley did.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 3:53 pm

Yep! It will be funny to watch his future news conferences, with him sweating profusely, explaining the spike in school incidents and crime which will surely be visited upon Richland County by his acts.

How long until he loses track or possession of another county-owned weapon? Given his track record of careless weapon retention, this will be another think to watch for.

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huh October 28, 2015 at 4:03 pm

I’ll be honest and say I never heard of this disturbing schools charge till this happened. Looked up the statue and it very vague – being obnoxious is considered a crime under that law. That covers a whole lot of teenagers. Anyway, I don’t know why we waste money and time arresting kids for non-violent crap. Just expel them if they can’t behave. Cops should only be utilized when there is a safety issue and a mouthy teenager refusing to get out of a desk doesn’t qualify as threatening.

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Yep! October 28, 2015 at 4:05 pm

“Cops should only be utilized when there is a safety issue and a mouthy teenager refusing to get out of a desk doesn’t qualify as threatening.”

One of the more common sense posts of the last 2 days. Unfortunately you’re casting pearls before swine for the most part.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 5:25 pm

I fully agree about not using SRO’s for every little thing that hsppens. You, Quietus, Taz, Jim Lewis (OWB), and others have touched on that and it is the truth. There is something inherentl ridiculous about LE intervention and criminal charges for little dustups, possession of water guns or even just pictures of guns, dress code violations, and the like. This deputy should never have been placed in that position. As I have noted many times in the past, one of the most spineless, gutless, life forms to be found on this planet are frequently high school principals or similar administrators. Yes, as with anything there are exceptions, but from whst I have seen over the years, they are damb few and far between.

Time was, if your kid was being bullied and the principal/administration was doing what they usually do, standing around with their

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 6:40 pm

Leon said yesterday, “unfortunately'” the legislature passed the disturbing schools law. It’s always sounded like a catchall that may be designed to cover a cop for arresting a kid for something that wouldn’t stand up in a court of law if it happened outside a school on the city street…sounds like the kind of bill Chip Limehouse would have thought up.
But, that kind of law ain’t right.
Did anyone else notice yesterday that RCSO has 87 SROs in county schools? 87 deputies who could be actively patrolling the county instead of goofing around at a school all day.

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Quietus October 28, 2015 at 4:22 pm

The one thing I will add is I don’t know if these SROs are a good idea overall. The administration use them as a crutch and I’m wondering if inserting a cop in to every school disagreement is the right thing to do. Somehow I don’t think the intention of the disturbing schools law is for a SRO to be able to arrest every kid that doesn’t walk lock-step with the administration.

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Superfly October 28, 2015 at 3:52 pm

The refusal to accept direction from authority by an ever expanding, particular element of our society, is nothing more than a wide-spread implementation of Nullification.

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Marie Barf October 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It sure is. By design from our political leaders and abetted by the media, this country is turning into a nation of chaos and lawlessness. Of anarchy and mob rule with utter disregard to a moral compass as guidance. Where any crazy actions and outrageous behavior goes if you’re in a certain group. While it’s quickly turning away from being a civilized nation governed by laws and the adherence to authority. It’s truly sad to watch the disintegration from within of this once great nation.

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Sic Semper Tyrannis October 28, 2015 at 4:17 pm

Exactly, look at what our so – called leaders do and get away with.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 4:30 pm

— that too

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Rocky Verdad October 28, 2015 at 4:40 pm

Crazy out there. Lawlessness, chaos. You can’t even go to the grocery store anymore.

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Bible Thumper October 28, 2015 at 4:54 pm

Comment “#202
Is there anything that has not already been said? Oh! Isn’t Haley just great.

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 5:26 pm

none of the freedom caucus voted for ryan is my guess, he only got 200 and the other 43 voted for that goob

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jj October 28, 2015 at 4:57 pm

Every time Leon “big mouth” Lott opens his mouth the cash award to the little Bitch get larger and larger and larger.

Cop was too rough even though the kid needed as ass whipping. Cop should be reassigned or retired. Leon should STFU, unless he wants to kick in on the damage award.

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erneba October 28, 2015 at 5:02 pm

Leon is just laying the ground work for the next election. After all, it is Richland county.

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Tazmaniac October 28, 2015 at 5:06 pm

Hello South Detroit!

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Bye bye October 28, 2015 at 5:12 pm

I left Richland County 10 years ago and love not dealing with it!

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F'SC October 28, 2015 at 5:15 pm

Me too. Hated living in that dumpy hot city of fat goobers.
Fuck the Gamecocks too. Never seen so many people get so worked up over such a mediocre team. I guess they take anything they can get.

Oink October 28, 2015 at 5:05 pm

Oh, he was retired alright.
Piggy was put to pasture!

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Sweet Dreams October 28, 2015 at 5:07 pm

You get to kick in on the award.
Wonder what kind of computer and clothes she’s gonna buy with your tax dollars?
Hopefull something really nice and expensive!

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Mark October 28, 2015 at 5:00 pm

How many of Leon’s cops need to go bad before we look at Leon? He has had drunks, thieves, murders, drug attics and wife beaters as cops before they were found out.

Leon, how about your step up and take responsibility.

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 6:20 pm

One panel on CNN yesterday was wondering why the ‘district attorney’ had not been heard from in this case. Of course, they had nary a clue that the ‘district attorney’ is a former Lott (chief) deputy sheriff.
Leon has had more bad apples on his force than you can shake a stick at and you are right, he gets a total pass. When will he be held accountable for his judgment in the people he puts and keeps on the public payroll?
Until we have a state constitutional amendment to schedule all county and city government elections in presidential election years, we will have low voter turnout and pay the price.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 28, 2015 at 8:09 pm

You bring up a good point, Nitrat! Back at the height of the scandals at CPD, involving Chief Shorty and “Black Ops” Santiago, I believe it was brought out that Santiago had been said to have bragged about having at one time been, “the Signal-9 King”. Signal-9 is (or was) a police radio code for an automobile break-in. Apparently in his younger days, old “Black Ops” prided himself on breaking into property that people worked hard and paid a lot of money to have.

Bear in mind that Santiago was at one time, one of King Leon’s right-hand men, who was at least as high as Lieutenant and over Lott’s CAT Team.

Despite frequent, fairly credible rumors of alocohol sbuse and use of illegal street drugs while Chief at CPD, plus rumors of a covered-up CDV incident, Lott hired Chief Shorty back almost immediately upon his resignation from CPD. I hear from multiple sources that he is now Lott’s “Ethics Officer”.
Can anyone wrap their mind around that one????

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major major October 28, 2015 at 5:13 pm

And now Jesse Jackson is coming to town.

Bonfire of the Vanities, South Carolina style.

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Squishy123 October 28, 2015 at 5:15 pm

I just saw him on television. The only positive thing I saw is it looks like he’s damn near dead and not long for this world. That worthless fuck can’t drop dead soon enough for me.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 6:16 pm

Someone should ask Jesse where did the $ 880,000 for youth programs in Chicago disappear to when he ran for president? The way I remember it he was told that his programs would be audited by the IRS if he didn’t drop out.

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Tazmaniac October 28, 2015 at 5:36 pm

Where is it written that State Capitals and DC are required to be ghetto shitholes? Is this a byproduct that full of crap politicians emit? Granted most of my experiences are East of the Mississippi and Southeastern.

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shifty henry October 28, 2015 at 6:13 pm

Yep, that diarrhea – it runs and spreads in pockets, other examples are Atlanta and Birmingham.

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Eli Ott October 28, 2015 at 5:47 pm

One sub-agenda in this, unspoken to date is the sheriff’s election next year. There likely won’t be a GOP candidate and there likely won’t be much of a primary for either party. What seats are up? Not governor and constitutional offices. Yes, Tim Scott’s seat, congressional seats, both of which get token if any opposition. After that, it’s situational legislative contests and local county offices. Richland is Democrat, as is Lott. Lott is a good sheriff and has kept political fences mended in all camps. Most white vote in Republican primaries. Democratic primary contests have been populated inordinately by black voters, with several long time incumbents bounced, or nearly bounced, and others quitting seeing the handwriting on the wall. More blacks have been thus elected to offices such as auditor, clerk of court, and solicitor. With limited contests not strongly contested, plus selective legislative races in black districts generating more turnout, plus a weak or token third candidate throwing the race into a runoff, in which light turnout becomes even lighter in the summer with more vacations and less attention, then goodbye Leon Lott. Lott took the proper course today but criticism of him for saying the victim is not blameless might be a leading indicator.

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Outta There October 28, 2015 at 5:49 pm

Or an out of control cop got busted on video beating up a female student.
It’s not complicated.

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 5:53 pm

Eli, i think he did fine, don’t think you will see black leaders calling for his head, he addressed the elephant in the room, her culpability, honestly. Black leaders are not looking for a cover up, they just want action when action is needed.

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Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm

YESSSS!!! Well done Sheriff Lott.

One less pig out there to worry about.

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 6:17 pm

Khunt i think everybody looses in this, with so many young men needing adult role models there is going to be a void because he is gone. i think he is probably a prick that snapped, but he was on the front lines trying to give the kids a chance to make a better life for themselves. he needed to be removed but let us not define him by one really bad choice.

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Limbaughsaphatkhunt October 28, 2015 at 6:23 pm

Ok, let’s define him by the previous bad choices he’s made and been sued for and the current bad choice he’s due in court for (apart from this one) next month.

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Elmer F. October 28, 2015 at 6:44 pm

Why don’t you show up in court,pedophile?

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 6:27 pm

Have you seen the interviews of the Martin guy, a reservist in uniform in the picture of the incident as it happened, who tried to sue him for slamming him to the ground the year before Fields was transferred to the schools? He’s been on CNN and MSNBC. Martin says his lawyer messed up and allowed the case to be dismissed without his knowledge.
Looking at the timeline, I bet they knew they had a problem with Fields after that incident, but for whatever reason wanted to keep him on the payroll and thought he wouldn’t get in trouble at a school.

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 6:34 pm

agreed, i did call him a prick, but i believe he was doing good volunteering to be a coach, i don’t know but i have a gut feeling he turned some lives around. granted his actions do not give me much ammunition to argue the good he was doing, and i still say he should have been removed, but like a lot of situations in life, it is complicated.

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 6:40 pm

Just curious…why do you think he was a volunteer and not paid?

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 6:44 pm

i don’t know but i know cops get paid $35 an hour moonlighting for security. if you are saying he did it for the money, i’m sure he would take whatever they gave him, but he could make more money hanging out in a Publix.

nitrat October 28, 2015 at 6:47 pm

I’m not saying he ‘did it for the money’, just asking if he was giving his time or being compensated in some way.

stumplicker October 28, 2015 at 6:48 pm

Call and ask him, pussy.Quit hiding behind your keyboard,pussy.

nitrat October 28, 2015 at 6:49 pm

The school district should clarify.

stumplicker October 28, 2015 at 6:50 pm

Go to the school district and ask,pussy.

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 6:51 pm

do you smell a fart?

stumplicker October 28, 2015 at 6:52 pm

I smell two pussies getting ready to be sued for libel.

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 6:54 pm

you are one stupid sob stumplicker, thats not my pussy you are licking, its my asshole, it feels pretty good, i just hope we don’t end up on youtube.

stumplicker October 28, 2015 at 6:55 pm

FitsNews must pay you well? Carry on.

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:05 pm

oh no, you carry on, a little to the left, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 6:48 pm

i don’t know

stumplicker October 28, 2015 at 6:46 pm

You are a racist sack of shit.Destroyed this man for two days and then post that shit. Pussy.

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 6:48 pm

no no no, go back and read my history of post, from the start i have maintained everybody looses.

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:04 pm

i don’t think the investigation will find his action to rise to the
level of criminal assault, he went too far, but not far enough that he
deserves prison time

previous post of mine

stumplicker October 28, 2015 at 6:47 pm

Lying POS.We read your shit for two days.

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Elmer F. October 28, 2015 at 6:43 pm

Go fuck your kids, pedophile.

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Squishy123 October 28, 2015 at 7:01 pm

I hear he is taking instruction from Jesse Jackson.

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oink oink October 28, 2015 at 7:04 pm

Jackson was gonna cut Obama’s nuts off. Kuntfacefattass wants to suck em.

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Daniel Boome October 28, 2015 at 10:36 pm

Fry him like bacon, right?

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bennyhill October 28, 2015 at 7:07 pm

why the fuck are these students allowed to have cellphones in class ? that makes a lot of sense. the cop was on roids

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:09 pm

NO FUCKING SHIT, I KNOW 2 TEACHERS THAT HAVE QUIT OVER THAT ISSUE, YOU WOULD THINK OUR LAWMAKERS COULD GET TOGETHER AND BAN CELL PHONES IN CLASS, sorry i got a little carried away

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stumplicker LIES October 28, 2015 at 7:12 pm

You fucking liar.NO teacher quit their job because students had cell phones in class.You are an idiot and liar.

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:31 pm

quit typing and get back to licking, you are’nt finished yet bitch.

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Jason Stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:58 pm

I always loved that daddy.

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 8:24 pm

you are still on restriction, no ass for you, until you learn not to act like a republican

nitrat October 28, 2015 at 7:12 pm

We don’t need a LAW about cell phones in class.
We need schools that can come up with the staff to know how to enforce rules without having to call a cop.

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ITS THE DEMS MORON October 28, 2015 at 7:17 pm

The Democrat Party owns the NEA/AFT teacher unions and they control certification of teachers.

Blame the Democrat//Socialist Party clown car.

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nitrat October 28, 2015 at 7:52 pm

We don’t have teachers unions in this state…IDIOT.
Do you have anything other than right wing talking points to offer?

nit is NUTZ October 28, 2015 at 7:57 pm

Stupid fuck the NEA/AFT set curriculum and accreditation for ALL teaching accreditation at universities, public or private.

Makes NO difference whether SC has teacher unions or not.ALL these administrators and teachers have been trained to be failures by the Democrat Party controlled teacher unions and this PO is paying the price.

nitrat October 28, 2015 at 8:11 pm

They have been trained by the colleges and universities of South Carolina, Big Turd.

RAkkasan October 29, 2015 at 7:56 am

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) is the primary accrediting organization of the professional educator, specialist and administrator preparation program at the (USC) College of Education.

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:46 pm

a law that would allow them to confiscate the phones, would give them an excellent tool to fix the cell phone problem, as it stands now can teachers legally confiscate cell phones?

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Speak D Truth October 28, 2015 at 7:53 pm

If they are being used to disrupt class they can.

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:55 pm

i’m talking about taking them and selling them at government auctions

Speak D Truth October 28, 2015 at 7:58 pm

They can keep them until the end of the school year.

stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 8:07 pm

need to sell them

nitrat October 28, 2015 at 7:58 pm

No. I’m sorry, really, we don’t need a law about cell phones in schools.

It's all how you handle it October 28, 2015 at 7:43 pm

I’m an adjunct professor at a local tech school, the start of every class I write on the board, “Please turn cell phones off.”

It works most of the time. You get the occasional ADD case that doesn’t see it, and their phone goes off. I stop class and look directly at them and they either get off quickly or go outside.

It’s not that big a deal to handle. Even the biggest asshole gets embarrassed and gets off or goes outside the class.

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:49 pm

your environment is much different, public schools by law have to take all comers, your pupils are more mature and have some skin in the game when they get your level of education

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It's all how you handle it October 29, 2015 at 9:23 am

Good point.

Although I’m not really sure it changes the cell phone policy/interaction specifically.

I have a hard time believing most teen kids would sit there and carry on in a phone conversation while their teacher & class are all looking at them- but it’s a possibility I suppose.

Even then, I’d probably take the class outside and continue-lol

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Speak D Truth October 28, 2015 at 7:52 pm

Because of active shooters I have no problem with cell phones in schools but just like an adult with a job, a cell phone should only be used during breaks.

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Speak D Truth October 28, 2015 at 7:08 pm

Lott sold his officer down the river. This little bitch should have been charged for Disturbing Schools, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, and Assault and Battery on a police officer, and possibly Threatening a Public Official. Lott, by his own admission, doesn’t want the students to have a criminal record. In other words, he didn’t want her arrested and he thinks that her criminal acts should have been ignored. The school district is scapegoating the officer and ignoring the fact that their employees (teacher and administrator) were part of what happened. They will not be blamed for the role they played. The parents want to get paid. They have hired Todd “Show me the money” Rutherford because they know that he is nothing more than a Sharpton Wanna Be. Todd is a financial supporter of Leon. I think all of the Richland County SRO’s should call in sick tomorrow. Let Leon come out and work the schools.

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A Trikki 1 October 28, 2015 at 7:10 pm

Great post.We saw during the confederate flag debate that Rutherford owns Haley.

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:37 pm

only it is a bunch of bullshit, at least 3 times he said she was at fault and the charges would not be dropped, he also sent a message to the SROs, he said the take down was fine, it was the midget toss that got him fired

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U Will B served. October 28, 2015 at 7:48 pm

This police officer and his attorney need to subpoena you.

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stumpknocker October 28, 2015 at 7:52 pm

i’m sure it is on youtube if you care to watch it and make up your own mind, it is only 15 minutes of your time

Speak D Truth October 28, 2015 at 7:57 pm

He also said that he didn’t want student to have a criminal record. Wait and see. Todd will call Leon and the criminal charges will be dismissed to settle the civil case and the family will still get a payout. The same way that the guy that the trooper shot (unjustly) on Broad River Rd. never got charged for the cocaine that he had on him. Todd was his attorney also.

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Speak D Truth October 28, 2015 at 10:06 pm

This from a man that stood behind Randy Scott- A drug using, prostitute using dirty cop?

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Doris October 28, 2015 at 7:58 pm

Lillian McBride is laughing her ass off.

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U might B wrong October 28, 2015 at 11:13 pm

Trying to figure out Who is the bigger POS. leon lott or todd rutherford. Please cast Your vote ! Write in votes allowed

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in a landslide October 29, 2015 at 9:47 am

EASY Rutherford and it isn’t even close

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nitrat October 29, 2015 at 7:48 am

“The violence of the scene is matched by the irony of the location. Though it happened in a classroom, it was about how some officers refuse to learn. After so many videos showing police using excessive force, after all of the complaints, protests, media coverage and, in some cases, criminal charges against officers, some officers still revert to violence as a first option.”
“But this case isn’t only about one hard-headed deputy. It also reflects obtuseness on the part of his superiors who thought he was temperamentally suited for police work, especially in a school. ” (after the previous lawsuits against him)
“Fields’ actions are about much more than getting tough with a defiant student. They are about a mentality that needs to be rooted out of law enforcement.”
“On the day after the classroom incident, a prosecutor announced that an another police officer in South Carolina will not face criminal charges for fatally shooting a 19-year-old who was fleeing from a drug deal sting operation.”
“Seneca police Lt. Mark Tiller said he shot Zachary Hammond because Hammond tried to run him over. But a newly released dashcam video shows Hammond’s car passing the officer as he opened fire. ”

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/editorials/article41734509.html#storylink=cpy

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Just Me October 29, 2015 at 8:07 am

Was there ever any doubt that he was going to lose his job once this thing went out on the web? If Lott didn’t fire him then the national outcry would have been deafening. We would have had Jackson and Sharpton and all the self righteous race baiters setting up tents here in Columbia calling down hell fire and brimstone on the Richland County Sheriff’s department.

We don’t know what the deputy’s day was like. He probably just snapped after dealing with little turds like this one all day. The only problem is that the next SRO at this school and others will have to be careful because the little turds will try to get away with more of this kind of behavior.

Where are the parents in all this. Why don’t we hear anyone in the media condemning the parents for raising a kid who created this situation.

The whole thing is a disgusting mess.

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nitrat October 29, 2015 at 8:21 am

It’s not a problem that the next SRO might be deterred from reacting violently over a non-violent incident. We should hope they are.
The problem, as the editorial writer noted in my post below, is that in the last year so few cops have yet to grasp that all they have to do to keep from showing up all over TV because of something they’ve done is to modify their behavior if their first impulse has been to get violent. They don’t need to stop doing their job. They just need to do it differently.
I read this kid’s mother just died and she had been placed in foster care; she has been referred to as a ‘ward of the state’.

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RogueElephant October 29, 2015 at 9:05 am

The bigger question will be ; what will the reaction be between the students and the resource officers from here on ? I can here ” touch me pig and you are out of here.” right now.

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Guido Sarducci October 29, 2015 at 4:21 pm

Hey, Leon: I don’t know what kind of ” accepted procedures” are utilized by your department, but the universal use of force continuum cites voice commands, then empty hand control. The fact that this little bitch held on to her desk and was pulled across a carpet is on her, not the Deputy. She was under arrest and your Deputy had every right to use the force he felt necessary. By her own admission she punched your deputy in the face, not once, not twice, but three times! Verbal assaults, while not pleasant, must be tolerated; however, If you touch an officer, that’s simple assault and your Deputy showed amazing restraint in his arrest procedures and had every right to flatten her had he opted to do so Grow a pair, Leon, you might want to update your resume.

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urbantrout October 30, 2015 at 10:38 am

Do any of you whiny white liberals ever go out in the real world? Do you ever see how these feral, antisocial young black bitches act in public? The cop should have been promoted.

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