School officer fired after video showed him body-slamming a 12-year-old girl

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Independent School District has fired an officer who body-slammed a middle-school student in an incident caught on video.

The district said in a statement Monday that Officer Joshua Kehm’s report on the March incident was “inconsistent” with what the video showed, and that his response was “absolutely unwarranted.”

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The video shows Kehm struggling with the 12-year-old girl before body-slamming her to the ground. He then appears to handcuff the girl before having her stand and leading her away.

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According to state records, Kehm had been a school police officer for just over a year.

He did not have a listed phone number.

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