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Officer at Bradenton Juvenile Lockup Resigns After She Slapped Boy. Video Captured the Scene – The Bradenton Herald

An officer at a Florida Department of Juvenile Justice detention center in Bradenton has resigned after she slapped a boy during an incident last month.

On July 13, Lauren Adams and four other workers at the Manatee Regional Juvenile Detention Center dragged a boy out of a chair and tackled him to the ground, while a sixth worker watches from the doorway in one of the center’s dayrooms, according to a video shot by a surveillance camera at the facility.

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Image courtesy of Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.