The firing of seven detention officers involved in the in-custody death of Marvin Scott III is seen as "a good first step," but they were neither charged nor arrested for their roles at the Collin County jail in McKinney, Texas.
A grand jury declined to indict the police officer who pinned down a Black girl at a pool party. The police will hold a community meeting to discuss moving forward.
If the McKinney, Texas pool party incident woke America out of a historic and deliberate slumber that ignores systemic racism, we
Former McKinney, Texas police officer Eric Casebolt is apologizing for his actions at a local pool party where he manhandled an unarmed 15-year-old girl in a bathing suit. Casebolt’s attorney, Jane Bishkin, confirmed that the 41-year-old’s decision to resign was for the safety of himself and fellow officers, according to The Guardian. Bishkin says Casebolt’s emotions were high […]
Now that Cpl. Eric Casebolt has resigned from the McKinney, Texas Police Department, the teen he arrested for allegedly interfering with his aggressive handling of 14-year-old Dajerria Becton has had all charges against him dropped, USA Today reports. Eighteen-year-old Adrian Martin was the only person arrested last Friday during the incident involving Casebolt and the teenage girl. […]
The McKinney, Texas police officer seen pushing a 15-year-old Black teenager to the ground during a pool party dispute has resigned. According to Fox4, a lawyer for Cpl. Eric Casebolt confirmed his resignation. Casebolt was placed on administrative leave following the surfacing of a disturbing video that showed him grabbing the Black teenager’s braids and […]
The teenager whose video of a McKinney, Texas police officer detaining and roughly handling Black youth at a pool party went viral last week is speaking out about the disturbing ordeal and the abuse he witnessed. Brandon Brooks, the 15-year-old White teenager responsible for bringing the officers’ controversial tactics to light, told NewsFix that he noticed […]
BREAKING: Say hello to Officer Eric Casebolt who just deleted all of his social media accounts. #McKinney pic.twitter.com/12gqt3dLJI — Bipartisan Report (@Bipartisanism) June 8, 2015 The actions of police officer Corporal Eric Casebolt at a pool party in McKinney, Texas have been dissected by over 5 million people, prompting an investigation by the McKinney Police Department. Casebolt […]
comments-ie. black kids should go back to public housing led to adult women fighting kids pic.twitter.com/5ZNSzZymzs@NewsRevo vid @k1dmars — Revolution News (@NewsRevo) June 7, 2015 When Miles Jai Thomas arrived at a teen birthday party Friday at the Craig Ranch North Community Pool in McKinney, Texas, the gates were open to everyone, he tells The […]
Pool just put up this sign supporting McKinney PD & thanking officers for their response Friday pic.twitter.com/P7bC9hULCF — Zahid Arab (@ZahidArabFox4) June 7, 2015 A now-viral video of a McKinney, Texas police officer grabbing a 15-year-old Black teenager by her braids and wrestling her to the ground at a pool party has sparked an investigation […]
A McKinney, Texas police officer has been suspended from his regular duties after footage of him handcuffing and pulling out a weapon on a group
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