Baltimore City Public Schools

Baltimore school police chief suspended after video shows officer slapping young man

Baltimore school police chief suspended after video shows officer slapping young man

The police chief of Baltimore's public school system has been placed on administrative leave as officials investigate a cellphone video that shows a uniformed officer slapping a young man.

Schools spokeswoman Edie House Foster said Wednesday that school officials are "vigorously" investigating the case, and confirmed the unnamed officer in the video was placed on administrative leave, along with Chief Marshall Goodwin of the schools police.

Foster would not say why the two were placed on leave.

The video was shot Tuesday at REACH Partnership School in East Baltimore, according to school officials, and then posted to Facebook....

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