A Collingswood Public Schools teacher called police to respond to a third-grader’s comment that another student called racist. Parents were upset they weren't notified of a policy change that involved police in school behavioral issues.
The American Friends Service Committee and New Jersey Advocates for Immigrant Detainees partnered with NYU and found the Essex County Correctional Facility used solitary confinement 446 times over three years and nearly a quarter of the cases were later dismissed.
Protecting basic rights of one person versus protecting the security of all people is still being debated 50 years after the Supreme Court case that set a new standard for law enforcement officials while dealings with suspects.
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