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Police Raid School With Guns Drawn (english)
12 Nov 2003
Modified: 13 Nov 2003
A dozen officers in Goose Creek, South Carolina stormed through the halls of Stratford High School with guns drawn, forcing 107 students to lay on the floor and submit to a drug dog search. Students were commanded to get on their knees with their hands behind their head, students who did not respond quick enough were put into handcuffs.
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A dozen officers in Goose Creek, South Carolina stormed through the halls of Stratford High School with guns drawn, forcing 107 students to lay on the floor and submit to a drug dog search. Students were commanded to get on their knees with their hands behind their head, students who did not respond quick enough were put into handcuffs.
One student said, "I thought one of the guns was going to go off and shoot or kill somebody, so I just got down to my knees and covered my head for protection."

The scene, which looks more like Iraq than a high school, was captured by the school surveillance cameras and then broadcast by the media. The raid was an attempt to find marijuana, but no drugs were found. One student said: "They would go put a gun up to them and push them against the wall and they would like take their bookbags."

Parents were outraged at the raid, but principal George McCrackin said he would “utilize whatever forces that I deem necessary” to keep drugs out of the school. State police are now investigating the incident.

Stratford High School Principal George McCrackin
GeorgeMcCrackin (at) Berkeley.k12.sc.us

Goose Creek, SC Chief of Police Harvey Becker
hbecker (at) cityofgoosecreek.com

Goose Creek, SC Assistant Chief of Police Tracy "Ski" Tokarsky
dtokarsky (at) cityofgoosecreek.com
See also:
http://www.youthrights.org
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Lawsuits WILL be flying... (english)
13 Nov 2003
If the above article is true? Besides lawsuits being filed from parents? And schoolboard members being shitcanned...The ACLU will have a field day. And the mayor will be shitcanned as well...
The Patriots Act won't save any of those assholes.
It's ironic...disregarding the Bill of Rights. Police need to be educated. THAT'S THE PROBLEM with law enforcement. NONE of them follow the written law!