“We are proud to say we are from Douglas, we are proud to say that those who are at the front are doing a great job, but we have so much to say too,” Mei-Ling Ho-Shing said.
A black male student gave a speech about police having PTSD and “mentally ill” police officers on campus that may racially profile students and treat them as “potential criminals.”
“It is estimated that one-in-three police officers suffer from untreated post-traumatic stress disorder,” student Kai Koerber said. “When mentally ill police officers are invited to safeguard a traumatized student body that becomes a recipe for disaster. Police need to stay on the perimeter of our schools. Those chosen to work at school should receive PTSD counseling and special diversity training,”