DeWitt Clinton High School students defend teacher Jack Israel, charged with assaulting police officer

Teacher Jack Israel was arrested for allegedly getting

Teacher Jack Israel was arrested for allegedly getting into an altercation with a police officer. (Credit: News 12 The Bronx)

Students at DeWitt Clinton High School are defending a teacher arrested yesterday for allegedly shoving a police officer.

According to a criminal complaint, global studies teacher Jack Israel grabbed a police officer's arm while he was trying to break up a fight between two girls. The complaint says the teacher also shouted at the officer and resisted arrest.

The 55-year-old teacher...

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