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In San Bernardino, an Epidemic of Questionable Arrests at School

Susan Ferriss/Center for Public Integrity

Some school districts in the Inland Empire are wrestling with what role police should play on campuses, and what tactics they should use to keep those schools safe.  Families from several districts complain that school officers have abused students and arrested them unnecessarily.

Credit Courtesy Josue Muniz
Josue “Josh” Muniz was left with bruises, scrapes and burns from pepper spray after a school police officer subdued him.

In a collaboration with reporter Susan Ferriss and The Center for Public Integrity, reporter Amy Isackson brings us the story of one young man who was affected. 

  To see more photos, as well as charts and a transcript of this story, go to this link:


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