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Fulton County athletic director’s suspension upheld

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – A Fulton County faculty athletic director says your youngster’s faculty may not be protected from violence after he was suspended.

Kenneth Miller says he was making an attempt to forestall a attainable faculty capturing, however as a substitute, he says he’s being punished for making an attempt to guard college students.

“I feel it sends a message that lecturers ought to enable themselves to be attacked,” Miller informed CBS46.

Miller has been suspended with out pay for 20 days from his place as athletic director at Tri-Cities Excessive Faculty in Fulton County.

The suspension stems from a day final August. Video launched by Miller’s legal professional reveals the athletic director questioning a pupil who he mentioned he noticed on safety footage move a bookbag with a gun to a different pupil. Within the video, the coed will be seen slapping a cellphone from Miller’s hand and that’s when Miller says he restrained the coed.

Miller and his legal professional appealed the suspension by Fulton County Colleges, however just lately the District stood by the suspension.

Fulton County Colleges despatched CBS46 the next assertion.

Miller’s legal professional says their solely different avenue for justice is to take the case to federal courtroom.

Legal professional Allen Lightcap says, ”Kenny’s suspension is 20 days, that’s about 10 p.c of his annual pay and all he bought was a lawyer to speak for half-hour with no proof and no witnesses.”

Miller says he shouldn’t be punished for doing his job and defending college students. He says, “my principal requested me to help on this scenario. We retrieved weapons off of campus that day. This was a scenario that day the place we saved lives.”

Miller’s suspension has already began and runs till Could 6. He tells CBS46 that it’s unclear if he could have a job when he goes again to Tri-Cities Excessive Faculty.

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