A McKinney police officer’s demeanor, take-down of a teenager and pulling of his weapon are all problematic, according to a law enforcement expert who broke down the video of the pool party incident with CBS 11 News on Monday.
Hundreds of people gathered in competing demonstrations both for and against the actions of McKinney police officer Cpl. Eric Casebolt.
The power of social media is once again on display after video of a McKinney police officer slamming a bikini-clad teenage girl to the ground was viewed millions of times within a couple of days.
Police in McKinney continue to investigate one of their own officers after video was released on YouTube showing a cop’s response to a rowdy teen pool party.
McKinney Mayor Brian Loughmiller made the comments to about 40 people who gathered for a previously scheduled city council meeting
A father’s outrage and a demand for action – those were some of the feelings expressed at a press conference after video of a McKinney police officer violently restraining a young girl, and drawing his weapon on unarmed teens at a pool party, goes viral.
Police in McKinney continue to investigate one of their own officers after video was released on YouTube showing the cop’s response to a rowdy pool party.
More is being uncovered about “pool party” cop, Patrol Supervisor Cpl. Eric Casebolt. He was placed on administrative leave and is currently under investigation by the McKinney Police Department amid the release of a video sent to CBS 11 by a viewer.
Graduation party gone wrong: Many McKinney residents voiced their outrage after the McKinney PD press conference responding to the controversial “pool party” footage. Many said it appeared the officer was only targeting African-American teenagers.
The McKinney Police Department held a formal press conference in response to a video submitted by CBS 11. In footage of the response to a disturbance call that some McKinney parents are calling “racially motivated,” an officer drew his weapon on a teenager during a pool party. Yelling and manhandling ensued.
Preston Smith of McKinney High School has been described as a “gym rat,” and now he is being honored for his work on the basketball court, in the classroom, and in his community.
Soil Conservation Service Site 24 Reservoir just outside McKinney was designed to reduce flood damage, but some homeowners say it isn’t working.