SRO Uses Pepper Spray During Incident At SCHS

October 30, 2013
By

Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie Whiten confirms that the School Resource Officer at StephensCountyHigh School had to use pepper spray on students during an incident recently.

Whiten said the incident took place last week.

“It was used as a last resort,” said Whiten.  “Our school resource officer and our administrators go out of their way to handle any types of issues with students in a very calm, peaceful way, but it was used.”

Whiten went on to say that to her knowledge, none of the students involved suffered any long-term ill effects of the pepper spray.

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that two juveniles were arrested in connection with the incident where pepper spray was used.

You Are Here:

WNEG > News > SRO Uses Pepper Spray During Incident At SCHS

NE Georgia Weather

Calendar

  • August 19, 2013English Classes
  • March 28, 2014Celebrity for a Day!
  • April 3, 2014Stephens County Extension 4-H fundraiser Vidalia Onion Sale
  • April 21, 2014Divorce Care, a special help seminar and support group
AEC v1.0.4