Spanked with a paddle. Electrocution via cattle prod. Stabbed with an x-acto-knife. All ways I would have chosen to be publicly humiliated while in high school … rather than taking pepper spray to the face.
Students at Barberton High School (Ohio) learned the hard way that pepper spray truly is one of the most brutal man-made concoctions in the history of the modern world.
The kids below volunteered to be pepper sprayed by police as part of their criminal science technology course. Yes, they volunteered.
Waivers were signed. But pepper spray doesn’t take heed to no waivers.
The experiment starts quiet, with the officer irreverently telling the students to “stop resisting, please comply.” Within seconds, it turns into an absolute circus, complete with the most terrifying sounds to hit suburban Ohio since the Indians blew the World Series. Seriously, one-by-one, it’s like their brains are being taken over by an unstoppable, ultimate-punishing, alien force. But you can’t help by laugh as they writhe in pain over something they volunteered to do.
Police Blast High School Students With Pepper Spray To The Face, Circus Ensues
I had the same reaction when I found out J-Lo was dating Alex Rodriguez.
But hey, life is full of surprises — even if it’s simply figuring out just how painful pepper spray is.