The Martinsville Police Department is conducting an internal investigation regarding an incident that happened last Friday (Dec. 16) at the middle school.
We’re told that a video is circulating on school media that involved an encounter between a student and a police officer who was temporarily serving as a School Resource Officer.
The department will be reviewing all available footage, including body camera footage, according to authorities.
Additionally, the officer involved will also no longer serve as a School Resource Officer for the district.
Martinsville City Public Schools released a statement on the matter, which you can find below:
Source: WSLS News 10