Far too often these days the police have been in the headlines for negative things that they have done to innocent people but we need to remember that there are more good cops out there than bad ones. They show up every day to serve and protect those in the community and they put their own lives in danger on a daily basis. They never know what to expect when they show up at the scene of a crime.
Teenagers always think that they are invincible and untouchable but one Baltimore teen is learning the hard way that her actions will affect her entire life. And now people everywhere are also weighing in with suggestions of what should happen to her.
According to America Now, A Baltimore, Maryland, police officer had bleach poured over him by a student while breaking up a fight at a school.
The officer, who worked at the school, was responding to a fight at the Achievement Academy when the student doused him in bleach. The 15-year school police veteran was taken to the hospital, as was a hall monitor who got bleach in their eyes.
City school police union president Sgt. Clyde Boatwright told the Baltimore Sun that the officer involved is well known in the area.
“He’s an experienced, highly decorated officer who is almost a legend in the Northeast Baltimore community,” Boatwright said. “He is known to almost anybody who went to middle school or high school in that area because he’s so well-liked.”
The 18-year-old student was arrested and taken to a police station, where she was set to be charged as an adult with three counts of first-degree assault and reckless endangerment, school spokeswoman Edie House-Foster told the Baltimore Sun.
Many readers called for the student to be given the harshest punishment possible for her actions.
“She is horrible. The ones she threw the bleach on could have been blinded. Hopefully, they will be okay. It sounds like this was premeditated and she meant to do harm to someone. She needs to be prosecuted as an adult with the max they can give her. She also needs therapy while locked up to hopefully get rid of the ugly she carries. She could hurt so many people. This is terrible,” one Mad World News reader commented on the site’s Facebook page.
“Sad that kids aren’t being taught that all actions have consequences. This child knew this was wrong and extremely dangerous. She needs to face the consequences of her actions,” another wrote.
“Typical Baltimoron. And do I have to ask what color she was or do we just assume? I know there are idiots from all colors but Baltimoron come on the East has gone crazy thinking they can get away with shit because of their color. Dumb f**kin kids charge the parent too. Maybe just maybe kids will think twice, well with no education they can’t think anyway.”
She is definitely learning the hard way that her stupid actions have changed her entire life. Do you agree with her charges? What kind of punishment do you think she deserves?