Here is what you need to know about the case and what it means for students nationwide.
The incident at Spring Valley Student High School in Columbia, S.C. has become one of the most polarizing topics in the nation. While the general consensus…
Soon after the video was uploaded and gained national attention, Fields was placed on administrative leave. On Tuesday afternoon, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced that Fields was suspended without pay.
Based on a viral video of Deputy Officer Ben Fields assaulting a Black female high school student, a local sheriff has requested that the SC FBI and the US Justice department intervene for an independent investigation.