A Georgia police chief backed his officer’s decision to handcuff a 6-year-old girl after her tantrum in a school office caused an injury to the principal.
Milledgeville (Ga.) Police Chief Dray Swicord said the officer who handcuffed kindergartner Salecia Johnson is not under investigation.
The officer arrived at Creekside Elementary to find Johnson crying in the principal’s office. During the tantrum, the 6-year-old girl allegedly knocked over a shelf that injured the principal. She tore items off walls and threw furniture. She was also seen biting the door knob of the office and jumping on the paper shredder, reports WMAZ.