Incident No. 560

Threat

Amidon Elementary School

Nov. 8, 2004, 10:30 a.m.

On November 5, 2004 at approximately 8:35 a.m., a female parent sat her son on top of a cafeteria table. A female security guard instructed the parent’s son to get off the table to prevent injury. The parent shouted at her son, “You don’t have to get off the table!” “Don’t say anything to my child!” [she said to the security guard]. “Why are you over here?” The parent then began using profanity toward the security guard. The security guard began elaborating to the parent on how her child could get hurt on the table. The parent began walking toward the security guard in a threatening manner. The parent’s husband intervened and stepped between the security guard and the parent. The parent then walked around the cafeteria table and threw her hands up in the air in a threatening manner and stated “I have all day.” The security guard stated to the parent, “Don’t come back in the building, a barring notice will be issued to you and you will be arrested.” The parent then walked to the main office.

Incident No. 729

Corporal Punishment

Reed Elementary School

Nov. 29, 2004, 2:58 p.m.

Two students both stated that a teacher called them dumb asses and struck them on the head with his hand. The Complainants did not sustain injuries. Metropolitan Police Department responded and completed a report. A Watkins Investigator will be assigned to the case. Administrative action is pending at this time.

Incident No. 384

Assault—Simple

Merritt Elementary School

Oct. 14, 2004, 2:22 p.m.

A male teacher called for Security to respond to his classroom. Security responded. The teacher stated that the boyfriend of a student’s aunt was in the classroom jacking up the student. The aunt’s boyfriend had the student up against the wall, hitting him with a belt. The teacher said that the student ran out [of] the classroom towards the office and the aunt’s boyfriend was chasing him. The teacher stated that he called MPD. Another teacher stated he witnessed the entire incident. Security responded to the office and observed the student, his aunt’s boyfriend, the teacher, and the student’s aunt in the Assistant Principal’s office. The aunt’s boyfriend jumped up and attacked the student. The student began crying. Security instructed the boyfriend to leave. The aunt’s boyfriend left the building, but not school grounds. MPD arrived and were informed of the incident….MPD stated that the incident wasn’t that serious. No action taken against the aunt’s boyfriend.

*Minor edits have been made for clarity.