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School cop body slams Black child during fight, leaves White child alone

Northside ISD police officer body slams child face first into ground (Photo Source: YouTube screenshot)

Recently, a video surfaced of two students, one White and one Black, fighting at Rawlinson Middle School in San Antonio, Texas.

A school safety officer is seen in the video breaking up the fight and choosing to single out the Black child, slamming him face first into the ground. The White child is allowed to walk away as the Black student is marched off. This is the second time a school cop has been caught on film body slamming a student of color. In 2016, a cop at Rhodes Middle School in San Antonio slammed Janissa Valdez, 12, to the ground when he thought a fight was going to break out.

According to NEWS4 San Antonio, the Northside Independent School District issued the following statement:

The incident you reference occurred at Rawlinson middle school on Monday of this week. It involved a Northside ISD Police officer, not a SAPD officer, intervening in a physical conflict between two students. That officer, who has been with Northside ISD since 2006, has been placed on administrative leave pending a full investigation. The officer has had no disciplinary issues during his tenure at Northside. The Northside ISD police department and our District’s Human Resources department are both conducting a full investigation. CPS has also been notified.

The video of the encounter can be seen below:


  1. Jason on October 6, 2017 at 2:20 pm

    What should be done? Back in the day – messing with a Black parent’s child unfairly meant an ass whipping was on the Expressway looking for you.

  2. Chuck on October 6, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    I would sue his punk ass and also demand for him to be arrested and involve the FBI. This is wrong on so many levels!

  3. VERNONBALMERJR on October 6, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    Very disconcerting that he would single out one. Usually an adult would separate the two instead of dropping anyone on the ground.

    • Jason on October 6, 2017 at 8:29 pm

      True + did you see the snatch he put on the kid at the end? He snatched him up like he was a piece of trash.

  4. Renetta Johnson on October 6, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    This ” person” and I say that generously… should be arrested for assaulting a child. This is heartbreaking and a disgrace! Administrative leaver pending further investigation is usually how
    these ” people” get away with either abusing, harming or killing black and brown children. I am ashamed to say my child attended this school and that my children are in the NISD — This is NOT ACCEPTABLE

  5. Pamela on October 7, 2017 at 3:17 pm

    Cop need to be arrested, charge, go to jail …
    This is’Crazy’ things like this will Never end!!! Thank God for phone camera…

    I am so glad I don’t have kids in school now..
    I do worry about my granddaughters that are Black living in Texas, & Iowa

  6. BirdsEyePerch on October 9, 2017 at 2:45 am

    Those in positions of power, especially those in uniform, are KKK (Freemason) members and devil worshippers. Some of them openly boast about abusing [so-called] black people. They investigate themselves (a conflict of interest) and conspicuously find themselves not guilty.

  7. Letty Aguirre on October 10, 2017 at 12:10 pm

    Why didn’t he slam the white kid on the floor too?

  8. Chidiebere Uchime on November 6, 2017 at 8:41 am

    Who the heck would slam a child to the ground?! He’s just a kid who is in elementary school, not a adult over 11 years-old. Police officers can’t brutally use excessive force on children because they’re not adults, they’re just at a young age. The officer will get fired for this once the investigation is complete.