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Video shows cop kneeling on Wisconsin student's neck

School Fight Video
Posted at 8:40 AM, Mar 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-20 11:40:02-04

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — School officials in Kenosha, Wisconsin, released surveillance footage that shows an off-duty police officer putting his knee on a 12-year-old girl’s neck to restrain her amid a lunchtime fight.

The Kenosha Unified School District released redacted footage of the March 4 fight on Friday.

It shows a Kenosha officer who was working as a security guard intervening in the fight and scuffling with the girl.

He falls to the ground, hitting his head on a table.

The officer then pushes the girl’s head into the ground and uses his knee on her neck for about half a minute before handcuffing her and walking her out of the cafeteria.