**2 Baltimore School Police Officers Charged in Assault of Student Caught on Video **
Two Baltimore schools police officers have been charged after cellphone video recently caught one of them allegedly slapping, kicking and yelling profanities at a student at a public school while the other officer stood by.
Anthony Spence, 44 – the officer allegedly seen in the video hitting the 16-year-old student at Reach! Partnership School – has been charged with second-degree child abuse, second-degree assault, and misconduct in office, Baltimore police announced at a news conference today.
Saverna Bias, 53, the officer allegedly seen standing by in the video, has been charged with second-degree assault and misconduct in office, authorities said.
Both officers turned themselves in Tuesday night, police added. Online court records showed both posted bond and were released today. Bias and Spence did not yet enter a plea to the charges against them, according to Terri Charles, the deputy director for the Maryland Judiciary Office of Communications and Public Affairs.
Let justice be done. I think the police do an excellent job generally speaking but one does have these cases.