Students Say Schools’ Use of Mace Creates a ‘Police State’ in Birmingham

Tracey Dalzell Walsh of Courthouse News reports: In a federal class action, students and parents accuse the Birmingham Board of Education and Police Chief of “creating a police state within the city’s public high schools” by allowing police officers to “brutalize” students “with chemical weapons,” including Mace, as a way to “enforce basic school discipline.” … Continue reading Students Say Schools’ Use of Mace Creates a ‘Police State’ in Birmingham