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A Florida school resource deputy seen on a body-camera video grabbing a middle school girl by the back of her headscarf while detaining her was removed from the school and fired from the sheriff’s office.
Orange County Sheriff John Mina said in a statement on Twitter that he was made aware of the video Friday morning and was “very upset” by the resource deputy’s “inappropriate amount of force.” The sheriff’s office released the body-camera footage after it surfaced on social media.
The article goes on to state the following:
The incident occurred Thursday off of school property outside a nearby apartment complex, a spokesperson for Orange County Public Schools said.
WATCH what happened in the video below, followed by statements from the Sheriff’s department.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 9, 2019
This type of behavior and conduct will not be tolerated at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. The Deputy was terminated today. https://t.co/qegGUsGbKC
— Sheriff John Mina (@SheriffMina) November 8, 2019
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a video this morning in which a School Resource Deputy used an inappropriate amount of force on a student. The SRD was immediately removed from the school pending termination. OCSO statement below: pic.twitter.com/vRgr5lJNx8
— Orange County Sheriff’s Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) November 8, 2019
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