*Did you know that it is legal to physically abuse your child in the state of Florida? So Florida police thought nothing of it when the father of a pre-teen  did what he thought was the lawful way to discipline his child — call them over to watch him do it.

The unnamed dad wanted to beat his 12-year-old daughter for fighting with her sister. But he didn’t want the assault to land him in jail for child abuse, so he put a call in to the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office to oversee the whipping.

If you think that’s a tad strange. Check this: They came. They saw. They gave him the thumbs up and left.

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