Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

October 10, 2008

Rights group cries 'foul' on student arrests

By Amisha Padnani
The Staten Island Advance (New York)

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Kids as young as 5 years old have been hauled off to the police station and the New York Civil Liberties Union said it's got to stop.

After collecting data showing that hundreds of children under the age of 16 have been cuffed - including 22 on Staten Island - the group sent a letter to NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly asking the illegal arrests to stop, representatives said yesterday.

Full story: Rights group cries 'foul' on student arrests

PoliceOne Offers

P1 on Facebook

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample