Teens Resisting Police Officers More Frequently
Scanlan, Dan, The Florida Times Union
Byline: Dan Scanlan, Staff writer
The two police officers responding to the 911 call late Jan. 3 at the Mayfair Village apartment complex probably didn't expect much trouble when they arrived to find some teens fighting.
But by the time they and two others left the complex at 3735 Beach Blvd. 25 minutes later, they had been cursed at, punched, scratched or had their hair pulled during a fight with some of the gathering crowd, and arrested a 19-year-old man and three teenage girls ages 14, 15 and 17 for attacking them.
Ten days later, the Wolfson High School resource officer had to arrest a 16-year-old student on charges of assault and battery against a school official and resisting an officer without violence after he hit a teacher twice during a discussion in the hallway Jan. 13, and …
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Publication information: Article title: Teens Resisting Police Officers More Frequently. Contributors: Scanlan, Dan - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: January 21, 2004. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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