Apparently students have no civil rights at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina. This week a female student sitting in class at Spring Valley High School had her desk and chair flipped upside down while she was sitting in it, and she was dragged across the classroom. Click here to see the video footage of this egregious civil rights violation. This horrific incident was committed by Richland County Sheriff’s Deputy Ben Fields. Deputy Ben Fields is reported to have a documented history of similar police brutality violations.
Unfortunately, police misconduct such as excessive use of force, false arrest, false imprisonment, and various other forms of police brutality are quite common. Thanks to the individuals who take videos of these incidents, social media, and the constant stream of televised news coverage, the prevalence of police brutality is coming to light.
The Berman Law Firm represents individuals who have suffered the indignity of police misconduct and civil rights violations by police officers and private security officers. See our Civil Rights practice area page for more information about pursuing a claim for police misconduct and civil rights violations. If you believe you have been the victim of police or private security misconduct contact us for a free case evaluation.