Southeast Student Confronts Assault Charge After Headlock On KCPD Officer

This update deserves more consideration as the story of RAMPANT KANSAS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL VIOLENCE now confronts law enforcement.

Another update . . .

Insiders tell TKC that the injuries the officer sustained are a lot worse and far more significant than how they're represented in the Prosecutor's press release.

Nevertheless . . . 

Here is the narrative from the courthouse and more information along with a link to charging documents:

"A Southeast High School student has been charged as a result of an altercation with a school resource officer that injured the officer who remains hospitalized, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

"SUSPECT faces a count of Assault 3rd Degree Special Victim.*

"According to court records filed today, officers with the Kansas City (MO) Police Department who are assigned to Southeast High School as school resource officers observed on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024, an altercation involving students at the school. They responded and an officer was kicked several times by a student while the officer was escorting a female student to school administrators. The defendant jumped into the scuffle and had a headlock on the officer for 10 seconds before he was pulled away. The officer complained of a sore throat, had labored breathing and is currently in the hospital."


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Jackson County Prosecutor's Office:  Southeast High student charged in altercation with school resource officer

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Student charged in assault on KCPD School Resource Officer at Southeast High School

Documents say the officer had to be intubated and placed in the ICU after the incident.

Southeast High School student facing charges for assault on school resource officer

A Southeast High School student is facing assault charges in connection to an altercation Monday night involving students and a school resource officer.

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