Police Pepper Spray Calif. College Students
April 04, 2012
Santa Monica College campus police pepper-sprayed students during a Tuesday protest, as the students attempted to push their way into a trustees meeting.
Students were protesting the school's plan to offer high-priced courses, and only a few students were let into the meeting, reports CBS News. When their request to move the meeting to a larger venue was denied, they attempted to push their way into the room.
Police began using pepper spray after two officers were backed-up against a wall and another lost his balance. It was the first time pepper spray had been used against students on campus, according to Santa Monica College spokesman Bruce Smith.
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Brian Greene @ 4/9/2012 9:51 AM
One day, these kids are going to get smart and spend about 30 bucks on a gas mask, and another 30 bucks on their own tear gas. Then where you be?
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