South Carolina sheriff's deputy on leave after dragging student from her desk Matthew Teague Tuesday 27 October 2015 11.57 EDT The video shows a school monitor reported to be Ben Fields who is also a Richland county sheriffs deputy confronting the female student. When she refuses to leave her seat in a classroom at Spring Valley high school in Columbia, he tells her: Ill make you. He then wraps his arm around her neck, flips her desk backward, then drags her across the floor. He arrested both the girl, and a male student.[HR][/HR] Ben Fields, South Carolina Deputy, Fired Over Student Arrest By ALAN BLINDEROCT. 28, 2015 [...] The deputy, Ben Fields, was dismissed two days after the episode at Spring Valley High School, where students recorded an encounter that spread quickly across social media and became a vivid reminder of concerns about the treatment of black people by law enforcement officers. He picked a student up, and he threw the student across the room; that is not a proper technique, Sheriff Leon Lott of Richland County said at a news conference in Columbia, where he told reporters, Deputy Ben Fields did wrong this past Monday, so were taking responsibility for that.