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Parent files criminal charges against bullying kids

The parent of a Cumberland County 7th grader said her daughter is getting bullied by classmates. She also claims the principal will not stop it. Twelve-year-old Allyson Inman claims several classmates make rude remarks to her daily, and one even touched her inappropriately. Now her mother is filing criminal charges against the kids she said are bullying her daughter. The Southview Middle School principal said the school conducted an investigation about Inman's complaints. Cumberland County sheriff's detectives said it will take about a week to investigate her complaint and file charges.

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My child wanted to take her life two weeks ago because a bully on her bus told her to " kill yourself and be done with it". My situation is a little different as I live in military housing also. So does the bully. I notified housing about it as the bully has bullied my back then 5 year old. My 12 year old has been bullied since she was 6! Our experience here in the Hampton Roads area is that the schools don't do anything unless you say you have a weapon. Last year it got to that point for my daughter as she was being bullied by THREE boys in the lunch room. She felt the need to protect herself (because school staff hasn't for the past six years) to tell the bullied she had a knife! She got an out of school suspension and NOTHING happened to the bullies! I called the sherrifs office about the incident two weeks ago and they wouldn't even do a report because I pulled her out of public schools all together. She is go my to be doing online school AND I have to send my daughter back to her grandmother in Wisconsin. My husband had to be flown off the ship as he is in the Navy. This child has actually come by my house just as of two days ago! ( my daughter hasn't gone back yet to Wisconsin) I NEED HELP IN WHERR TO GO TO PERSUE CHARGES AGAINST THE BULLY, HER PARENTS, AND QUEENS LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL! PLEASE IF YOU KNOW OF A LAWYER WHO DOEENT CHARGE JNLESS THEY WIN, or you work for JAG and know you can do the case given the other child and parents are active duty military also PLEASE call, text at (608)-322-5322 or email me at THIS BULLYING HAS TO STOP!!!!

cyber bullying/sexting

My daughter was recently a victim of cyber bullying and sexting. I am seriously considering pursuing charges against the child and her mother. First the incident happened out side of school after school hours. The child mother came to my house banging on my door at 12 midnight. So now she has taken it a step further and has brought this incident into the school and not leaving where it was between the two parents. My daughter now has to deal with the embarrassment and ridicule if carrying this burden in school. Being a child in school at this day is hard enough and now this. I need to know the right way to Handel this. I know that if I pursue that my daughter could possibly face charges. I have proof showing that this person pressured my child into doing so. CAN YOU PLEASE HELP!

We'll Take It a Step Farther

Forced to move back to Tulsa from Reno in June my son has to attend the Boys and Girls Club Summer Daycamp program. He's been spit on, stalked, kicked in the genitals and head and punished for it. After speaking with the assistant director, I've been told there's no incident reports (not that I care, the bruises ARE the incident reports). I will pursue filling police charges against each individual child if they continue to not care. This country tries children like adults all the time: I'll help the police find their next batch to try if these people want to avoid accountability.


Hi I am writing this post because my child has been bullied for almost two years. While the child has never physically hurt my daughter she is still bullying her by excluding her from activitys at recess as well as constant name calling. The bullying is getting to the worse now because the child is starting to do things like trying to get the older sister who is in eighth grade to hurt my child. There are also situations were she has spit in my child's face as well a last threatened to beat my daughter up. I have talked to the prinicipals as well as the teachers and board of education but they are refusing to do anything because they haven't seen the child do anything to my daughter. I am running out of things to do if anyone has some good suggestions please feel free to let me know my child has ADHD and she does not know how to handle the situation other then keeping alll the anger inside and im not sure what might happen when she has had enough. Please help I don't know how much more of this behavior I can tolerate.

what can i do ??

i am 15 about to be sixteen and my brother who is eighteen has repleated places his hans on me like punching and kicking me. i have gone through this for many years and every time i try to retaliate, it makes matters even worse. he puts his hands on me, throws stuff , and its all over stupid stuff. for an example, today i didnt fill the water jug back up and he started yelling at me, then he threw something in a bottle at me , the he came over and started punching me for no reason! i was wonder what should/can i do because im afraid jus one day something major is either going to happen to him or to me and i want to prevent that. is there anything that i can do that invovles the law so that nothing bad / tragic happens?

I would think if you went to

I would think if you went to the police to file a complaint against your brother he would be sent to jail. Your parents will need to get involved. I feel for you!



Sue the school. Then you

Sue the school. Then you will see how fast the school will move to find the culprit. Sue the boy and his parents. Have a lawyer and investigator look into the boy and his family. Any problems found can be brought to the authorities. Police sometimes don't do anything but I can guarantee that child protective services will make sure that the bully is placed in foster care far away from you. Oh, and get the local and national news involved. Schools are very scared of the news.

My 7 yr old

My son is 7 and since he started school at age 5 he is being bullied. It started when he had to wear a heart monitor for 30 days, kids started teasing him now it has gone to hitting. I have been to the school numerous times and have witnessed the physical abuse along with several other parents. The child received 2 hrs of in-school suspension. Now, today my son came home with a black eye and a black n blue mark on his face. Like I said, I have been to the Principal, the teachers and nothing has been done. I have threatened to file charges but doesn't seem like they care. What should I do?

If i was you. i would go to

If i was you. i would go to the police dept and file criminal charges. That is considered an assult. also i would punch one of the bullies in their stomache, im soooo serious. and hopefully they go complaint and ni bet that would raise an eyebrow. hope this helps. My daughter got bullied also, i went to the principal and demanded a parent conference with the other kids parents. sometimes the other kids parents dont know their kids are bullying other people, they can also stop the abuse. I also believe bullies are abused at home and they take it out on other kids, or they dont have the love and attention they need.

Although I don't agree with

Although I don't agree with punching the bullies in the a parent, you really want to. I am so close to filing charges on some bullys that my son is dealing with. There are like 9 of them however they are 2-3 years younger than him and much smaller. IF he were to get ahold of one of them, he would get into trouble due to his size and age (13). I'm really upset because now they are coming to my home and harrassing him and me. They've now thrown sticks where as it was just verbal threats, ringing my doorbell, hollering things...sticks are considered weapons if they are used to inflict bodily harm. So now...I really need to get on top of this.

File charges. Force the

File charges. Force the school to act. Even if nothing ever comes of it, give the parents a big enough scare to reign their little monster in and so the school takes it more seriously, but if you threaten then you must follow through. I recently found out my 13 yo son was being bullied in school. Last week his bully got away with punching him in the face 7 times total over 3 days and choking him all while in English class and the teacher never saw it. I notified the school of everything. When I didn't hear back from them I called the principal back and let him know in a message I contacted an attorney and was pressing charges. I didn't need to say "and the school is liable". They got that part loud and clear. The boy is being expelled, but I'm still going forward with the charges.

Bullying my little brother.

I totally understand what she's going through. as a child i was bullier in middle school. Now my little brother is seven and he's being bullied on the school bus. There are three older children that are bullying him and he's having a hard time focusing in class because of his fear. He's been kicked in the ribs, he hides on the back of the bus under the seat and even been tricked out of money. He's afraid he'll get in trouble if he tells what's going on and it hurts me to kno he's going through this. I live in Jacksonville, But I'm goin to school in Miami so i can't do much. But my partents don't feel like it's that serious when it is. They don't understand that is extreme measure aren't taken, the bullying could get worse and he could end up beat up or in the hospital. If it was up to me, we would all be in court.

Bullies are also in nieghborhoods

My 11 year old grandaughter went to see her cousin across the street from her house. Her cousins mother is her 2ed cousins and has a new boyfriend with 3 children of his own. Anywhy, My grandaughter was pushed by this mans child and when my granddaughter tried to catch her balence she hit the girl in the face. The man and his children and her adult cousin along with another child that has nothing to do with it just a niegbor boy confronted my daughter about what happened but made it seem it was all my grandaughters fault. My question is my granddaughter had no reason to hit someone she doesn't know and was not threated by. I feel my daughter handled the situation with dignaty and respect. She told him kids will be kids and grouned my granddaughter and told her she will no longer be allowed to fo to see her cousins. A few days later while my granddaughter and her friend where walking around in the nieghbor hood, She was trapped by 7 children in the nieghborhood that threatened to beat her up and called her names and her mother names, some of these kids where 4 years her senior. She gotr away and was terrified. The police will not do nothing and the landlord of the park will not do anything. Last year these same kids did something simular to my grandaughter and it esculated to the point where my daughters car was keyed. No proof, no witnesses nothing can be done. My daughter is so scared for her daughters safety she cried and cried yesterday. These are a gang of ruffians that control the whole mobile home park. There needs to be a state law to charge parents and children that gang up on a single child not only at school but in the nieghborhood. Children should not have to live in fear that older children will hurt them. Children should not have to live in fear when their is many against one. Children should not take matters in their own hands when the parents of the children involved worked thing out. I hear it all the time "right of passage" it is not a right of passage when it is many against one.

bullying a child with a disability

My son is in middle school he has some disabilities one being tourette syndrome the other adhd, he is getting bullied to the point he has severe panic attacks, he comes home telling us the students make fun of him because of his tics, and hit him , he has several bruises . when we call the teacher says he cant baby sit the kids or controll what they say nothing is being done to stop this from the school or school board what do i do now?

I would say lawyer! Try the

I would say lawyer! Try the ACLU of NC also.

I know the feeling

For the last few months I have been running to my daughters school. She has emotional and mental probelms and is on ssi, the same two girls keep bullying her. My daughter loved school, now she sits and cries now wanting to go and I do not know what to do anymore. Today I am going to file charges against the two students and the school, I can not take seeing this happen any longer. THESE schools scream no bullying but it is allowed to go on. The one that are bullied are the children that have mental pyhsical and emotional problems. I think it is time parents stand up for their kids.


My daughter has been getting harrassed since 5th grade. I was hoping when she started middle school things would change, they didn't. they got worse, (and the school is fully aware of the situation). On March 15th, I had to call the police for obscene voice mails and text messages and over 50 calls in 20 mins, from 2 girls she goes to school with. They lied to the cop and said they didn't do anything, and after he said I have phone records, they confessed. The outside bullying stopped, but at school it got worse. On March 24, my daughter called me from school to bring her an inhaler, when I got there she started crying and told me she can't handle it anymore. It happened to be lunch so I went with her to lunch and those girls were rolling their eyes and pointing at her. I walked up to them and told them to "Knock it off". I then received a ticket for Disordely Conduct and a Notice of Trespass the next day. I have court for "Victimizing" the bullies on April 26th. The only victim here is my daughter, and I as a parent defended my child, while the court system is allowing this behavior to go on by turning the bullies into the victims.


I feel your pain.. My daughter has been bullied since 6th grade, She is a Sophmore in high school now and every year I would hope it would get better. Girls are vicious they recruit other girls.
In 6th grade my daughter was excluded from others by these girls, no one wants to be seen talking to the victim and my daughter spent many lunch periods alone. She had her phone and several other items stole and found in the toilet, She was pushed into bushes, ridiculed daily and If she said anything then it would become worse. Finally I ended up in the principals office every day and I do mean every day. I would come equiped with articles about school bullying and how principals did not want to deal with these issues, with articles on the effects of bullying for the student and finally a daily report that I had my daughter sit down daily and describe how her day would play out names included ( my daughter would hate this but I had enough). We did this daily for at least two weeks. On one occasion I saw one of the girls sitting outside the school and when my daughter walked past her she made a rude comment, I got out of the car and said let's go talk to the principal she finally walked into the office and I turned her over to the principal after I told him what I witnessed.( I really wanted to be very rude myself and it took alot not to ) The principal had several meeting with my daughter and apparently had no idea how to handle the situation cause he made several comments like what is it about you that they want to bully you and what can we do to change you?
Upon hearing this on my next daily visit I asked him what my daughter did wrong? when he said nothing, Then I asked why she would need to change and not these students with the bad behavior...
The principal agreed that he had no idea of what to do to make it stop and was deeply apalogetic. He allerted every teacher about the situation and said he wanted anyone acting even slightly rude to be sent to the office for questioning, He had hall monitors watching for any bad behavior and finally he gave very stiff punishments to all involved.. That year took alot of persistance but it did seize for that year.
I wont lie to you and say that was the end, cause every year has been new issues and heartache. This past week My daughter was assulted in the hallway by a girl she barely knows,( this is the first time anyone has been this physical) but later found out that the girl throws cookies at my daughter every day at lunch. When the girl grabbed my daughter and hit her, My child cursed but did not fight back, as instructed by school policy however my daughter was suspended for half a day for cursing, The other girl was given alternative education for 20 days amd a ticket. I am very lucky my child has become very resilant and takes most things with a grain of salt now, She is a president on the drill team she stays involved in a lot of activities to keep her confidence going, and I pray for High school to be over. But sixth grade was the begining of this long battle for us and was very emotional for us both. She wrote many dark and depressed letters and I was very concerned. Although I have found it almost impossible to change other peoples behavior I have found that what helps my child is being involved in many activities outside of school and in,Even if is volenteering, library club, ETC. Making sure she knows you are in her corner, and she has many people that love her, counceling sometimes helps to get it out to an unbias source and be extremely persistant to those leaders who's responsibility it is to keep those schools safe.. I also have an 8 year old daughter and she is already coming home telling me things that lead me to be concerned for her at school. This next year we are enrolling into a nearby school that takes out of district students, We shall see how it goes. will pray for a happy resolve for you and your child.. I know how helpless it can feel.

I am persuing the same

I am persuing the same charges against boys at my daughter's school. She has been bullied by them all year and nothing has been done. It is about time these people learn that this will not be tolerated!


The kids on my son's school bus call me obscene and horrible names and are doing it every day during pick up and drop off. They are beginning to become too much. What can i do?

To justinsmom

"A startling statistical fact is that a vast majority, greater than 90%, of those juveniles who bully end up being a felon when they are adults." PLEASE post with a link showing those statistics! What BS! Bullying is wrong, but I would put money on the fact that almost all kids, at one time or another, has bullied, just like almost all kids, at one time or anither, have been bullied. And most go on to become normal, successful adults. But don't post crap statistics unless you back it up with a FACTUAL link to such!

My son has a girl following

My son has a girl following him around, punching him and pulling his hair. He will not hit her back because I told him not to ever put his hands on a girl, no matter what. I tell him to stay away from her but she looks for him. I am still trying to decide what to do.

What did you do?

My son's going through the same thing. What did you do? How did it turn out? Is it over?

Need Help What to do!


This happened to my daughter

This happened to my daughter as well. I threatened the school district that I would sue them as "assessory to the assault" if they dare suspend my daughter. My daughter was trapped in the hall with several students who were apart of the violence and no teachers around. What was she to do? She defended herself against the aggressor and the school wanted to suspend her. Unacceptable! I did get the school to back down with my threat and the suspended the aggressor but not my daughter.

Need Help What to do!

We had a similar incident, where my son was being beaten up on the bus.

I spoke with his principal twice and was told that the issue would be resolved.

When it happened again, I arranged a meeting with the principal, the bus driver, myself, and my son.

In the presence of the principal and the bus driver, I told my son that the next time someone started to bully him he was to double up his fist and flatten every nose within reach.

The principal threatened expulsion if he struck another kid. I simply replied that if he got expelled, I would take a few days off work, and we would take a trip to Six Flags, or some other fun thing.

The moral of my story is, that sometimes you have to fight back.

You would also be interested to know that the next day the 2 kids who we had complained about repeatedly were removed from the bus.


As a victim, and an activist against cases like these, I have spent hours and hours looking up laws to go to. I have found Indiana laws on self defense, and here is one of them:

IC 35-41-3-2
Use of force to protect person or property
Sec. 2. (a) A person is justified in using reasonable force against another person to protect the person or a third person from what the person reasonably believes to be the imminent use of unlawful force. However, a person:
(1) is justified in using deadly force; and
(2) does not have a duty to retreat;
if the person reasonably believes that that force is necessary to prevent serious bodily injury to the person or a third person or the commission of a forcible felony. No person in this state shall be placed in legal jeopardy of any kind whatsoever for protecting the person or a third person by reasonable means necessary.
(b) A person:
(1) is justified in using reasonable force, including deadly force, against another person; and
(2) does not have a duty to retreat;
if the person reasonably believes that the force is necessary to prevent or terminate the other person's unlawful entry of or attack on the person's dwelling, curtilage, or occupied motor vehicle.
(c) With respect to property other than a dwelling, curtilage, or an occupied motor vehicle, a person is justified in using reasonable force against another person if the person reasonably believes that the force is necessary to immediately prevent or terminate the other person's trespass on or criminal interference with property lawfully in the person's possession, lawfully in possession of a member of the person's immediate family, or belonging to a person whose property the person has authority to protect. However, a person:
(1) is justified in using deadly force; and
(2) does not have a duty to retreat;
only if that force is justified under subsection (a).
(d) A person is justified in using reasonable force, including deadly force, against another person and does not have a duty to retreat if the person reasonably believes that the force is necessary to prevent or stop the other person from hijacking, attempting to hijack, or otherwise seizing or attempting to seize unlawful control of an aircraft in flight. For purposes of this subsection, an aircraft is considered to be in flight while the aircraft is:
(1) on the ground in Indiana:
(A) after the doors of the aircraft are closed for takeoff; and

(B) until the aircraft takes off;
(2) in the airspace above Indiana; or
(3) on the ground in Indiana:
(A) after the aircraft lands; and
(B) before the doors of the aircraft are opened after landing.
(e) Notwithstanding subsections (a), (b), and (c), a person is not justified in using force if:
(1) the person is committing or is escaping after the commission of a crime;
(2) the person provokes unlawful action by another person with intent to cause bodily injury to the other person; or
(3) the person has entered into combat with another person or is the initial aggressor unless the person withdraws from the encounter and communicates to the other person the intent to do so and the other person nevertheless continues or threatens to continue unlawful action.
(f) Notwithstanding subsection (d), a person is not justified in using force if the person:
(1) is committing, or is escaping after the commission of, a crime;
(2) provokes unlawful action by another person, with intent to cause bodily injury to the other person; or
(3) continues to combat another person after the other person withdraws from the encounter and communicates the other person's intent to stop hijacking, attempting to hijack, or otherwise seizing or attempting to seize unlawful control of an aircraft in flight.
As added by Acts 1976, P.L.148, SEC.1. Amended by Acts 1977, P.L.340, SEC.8; Acts 1979, P.L.297, SEC.1; P.L.59-2002, SEC.1; P.L.189-2006, SEC.1.

IC 35-41-3-3
Use of force relating to arrest or escape
Sec. 3. (a) A person other than a law enforcement officer is justified in using reasonable force against another person to effect an arrest or prevent the other person's escape if:
(1) a felony has been committed; and
(2) there is probable cause to believe the other person committed that felony.
However, such a person is not justified in using deadly force unless that force is justified under section 2 of this chapter.
(b) A law enforcement officer is justified in using reasonable force if the officer reasonably believes that the force is necessary to effect a lawful arrest. However, an officer is justified in using deadly force only if the officer:
(1) has probable cause to believe that that deadly force is necessary:
(A) to prevent the commission of a forcible felony; or
(B) to effect an arrest of a person who the officer has probable cause to believe poses a threat of serious bodily

injury to the officer or a third person; and
(2) has given a warning, if feasible, to the person against whom the deadly force is to be used.
(c) A law enforcement officer making an arrest under an invalid warrant is justified in using force as if the warrant was valid, unless the officer knows that the warrant is invalid.
(d) A law enforcement officer who has an arrested person in custody is justified in using the same force to prevent the escape of the arrested person from custody that the officer would be justified in using if the officer was arresting that person. However, an officer is justified in using deadly force only if the officer:
(1) has probable cause to believe that deadly force is necessary to prevent the escape from custody of a person who the officer has probable cause to believe poses a threat of serious bodily injury to the officer or a third person; and
(2) has given a warning, if feasible, to the person against whom the deadly force is to be used.
(e) A guard or other official in a penal facility or a law enforcement officer is justified in using reasonable force, including deadly force, if the officer has probable cause to believe that the force is necessary to prevent the escape of a person who is detained in the penal facility.
(f) Notwithstanding subsection (b), (d), or (e), a law enforcement officer who is a defendant in a criminal prosecution has the same right as a person who is not a law enforcement officer to assert self-defense under IC 35-41-3-2.
As added by Acts 1976, P.L.148, SEC.1. Amended by Acts 1977, P.L.340, SEC.9; Acts 1979, P.L.297, SEC.2; P.L.245-1993, SEC.1.

PLEASE contact me, for I am a real victim of these pitty offenses for school officials. (765) 465-5082. My name is Jacob Jones, and I need help to put an end to corruption among school officials. Thank you!


Well, I would talk to the superintendant, then maybe if that did not work, talk with local police magistrate about filing charges against school.

Contact a local attorney who

Contact a local attorney who is knowledgeable about your local and state laws. More than likely, you can file charges AGAINST the PARENTS of the child. Also, get the school involved RIGHT AWAY. If the school does not help to intervene (whatever misbehavior is happening on school grounds), you may be able to hold them accountable as well. Good luck!