Indiana School Kid Bitten by Drug Dog in Fake Raid

An unnamed fifth grader at an Indiana school was bitten by a police drug dog during an anti-drug Red Ribbon Awareness Week at the Clay County Courthouse last Thursday. The bite occurred after the dog's police handler handed the boy a bag of real drugs.

The Brazil elementary school student was attacked by the dog during a pretend drug raid staged as part of the week's festivities. He was bitten on the left calf and was taken to a local hospital for treatment immediately after the incident.

The fake drug raid, complete with actors, was carried out to help "educate Clay County fifth graders on drug awareness," but they got a lesson in drug war awareness instead. The police hid a small amount of drugs on the kid's person to demonstrate how drug dogs can find extremely small amounts of drugs in a scenario "under the exclusive control and supervision of members of the court and law enforcement."

Oddly enough, drug dogs are not typically used to sniff individuals, but are instead commonly used to sniff vehicles and buildings.

"It was an unfortunate accident," Police Chief Clint McQueen told the Brazil Times. "Wish it hadn't happened like that but it did. We are trying to evaluate (the incident) to make sure nothing like this happens again."

Brazil , IN
United States
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Love trashing your kids, Brazil?

So the residents of Brazil are willing to trash their kids for the sake of indoctrination into a failed government policy? Must be...

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The fact that they are doing this in schools is an outrage. The Brazil,IN USA paper that wrote the article are almost equally outrageous. It does not report anything but a police state story. Instead of touching on the reasons this tactic the police used should not be used at all.

This story

You guys should be all over this one... at the very least we should be lobbying to keep these drug dogs away from our kids; stop these "demon"strations.

I'm outraged at the Brazil article too, somedood. Indiana is one of the worst police states in the US. There's no way they'd blame this on the failed War on Drugs.

Exactly why i got my ass n my

Exactly why i got my ass n my family outta indiana! Somehow they always seem to justify these tactics when an innocent person gets hurt...and the guilty. well they get tazed and pistol whipped when the surrender and are already handcuffed facedown on the floor. was locked up with many drug war victims who shared these stories with me. thats why i had my attorney paid n full and then turned myself in after i had my evidence of their dirty tactics. if ya gonna play that game.....better get some dirt on those crooked cocksuckers the same way they do to us.

The drug war is a crime.

The police can't even do a fake drug raid without hurting someone. 

This is an attempt at indoctrination gone horribly wrong. 

End the drug war and end this painful charade.

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