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A child has been accused of sexual harassment at school. police officer and principal intimidated and threatened child into written statement,no attempted was made to notify parent of situation. School officials have not or can not produce regulations or protocols on handling disiplinary situations as this. (Parent has been told there is nothing in writing in place.) complaint with school district has been filed. Situations are happening almost daily throughout the 3 k-8 grades. Kids being handcuffed, sitting for hour and parents not being notified. How do we proceed?

Lawyer's Assistant: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And when did this happen?

California. Sept 26th 2017

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Complaint at district office

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I'm sorry to hear about your situation. I used to represent public school so I can give you some idea of what to expect. So, in your case, one of the things that I would have recommended that you do is file a complaint with the district. The next thing that you may want to do is file a complaint with the State Department of Education for the school and/or the District following their protocol. You may also have a cause of action for some other things as well outside including false imprisonment and/or battery.

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