• Polk sheriff wants punishment for camera person recording teen fights


    POLK COUNTY, Fla. - A search on YouTube can uncover hundreds of teen fights caught on camera, and now the Polk County sheriff wants the people behind the camera punished.

    Last week, a fight between two Polk County High School girls was recorded and shared on social media.

    In the video, onlookers are heard cheering and encouraging the fight.

    Sheriff Grady Judd is getting involved, and he wants the state legislature to step in.

    "What we really need is a specific law in the state of Florida that says if you record and encourage a fight you're criminally liable," said Judd.

    Deputies said they plan to take down as many videos of fights as possible.

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