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Thu Nov 19, 2020, 09:52 PM

 

Pasco's (FL) sheriff uses grades and abuse histories to label schoolchildren potential criminals...

...The kids and their parents don’t know."

https://projects.tampabay.com/projects/2020/investigations/police-pasco-sheriff-targeted/school-data/


By NEIL BEDI and KATHLEEN McGRORY Times staff writers Nov. 19, 2020

The Pasco Sheriff’s Office keeps a secret list of kids it thinks could “fall into a life of crime” based on factors like whether they’ve been abused or gotten a D or an F in school, according to the agency's internal intelligence manual.

The Sheriff’s Office assembles the list by combining the rosters for most middle and high schools in the county with records so sensitive, they’re protected by state and federal law.

School district data shows which children are struggling academically, miss too many classes or are sent to the office for discipline. Records from the state Department of Children and Families flag kids who have witnessed household violence or experienced it themselves.

According to the manual, any one of those factors makes a child more likely to become a criminal...


Links to the manual:

https://beta.documentcloud.org/documents/20412738-ilp_manual012918

https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/20412738/ilp_manual012918.pdf

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Response to friendly_iconoclast (Original post)

Thu Nov 19, 2020, 09:54 PM

1. Doesn't sound like they're using this info to get help for the kids now...

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Response to Karadeniz (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 19, 2020, 09:56 PM

3. They're not-they're just generating lists of 'precriminals':

 

...The agency also objected to the characterization of the list as potential future criminals, saying it was also designed to identify students at risk for victimization, truancy, self-harm and substance abuse.

But the intelligence manual — an 82-page document that school resource officers and other deputies are required to read — doesn’t mention those other risks. Instead, in five separate places, it describes efforts to pinpoint kids who are likely to become criminals.

The office could not provide any documents instructing school resource officers to interpret the list another way...

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Thu Nov 19, 2020, 09:54 PM

2. Or they could overcome it

And become President like Bill Clinton

One possibility is that kids who are immersed in traumatic personal environments early in life become hypersensitive to the feelings of those around them and develop coping mechanisms that also make them better politicians.

[link:https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2012/08/absent-fathers-political-leaders-like-bill-clinton-ronald-reagan-gerald-ford-and-paul-ryan-often-develop-coping-mechanisms-in-childhood-that-may-make-them-effective-leaders.html|

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