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Pool party pandemonium in McKinney, Texas

Police brutality is again in the news after video surfaced regarding the so-called “Pool Party Incident” in McKinney, Texas on Friday, June 5th.

Pool Party Incident:On June 5, 2015 at approximately 7:15 p.m., officers from the McKinney Police Department responded…

Posted by McKinney Police Department on Sunday, June 7, 2015

The video in question was shot by 15-year-old Brandon Brooks, a resident of the area. Warning: this video contains strong language

While some residents of the area have defended the actions taken by police…

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Brooks has a different take on the situation…

… as does the host of the party.         While the events of the day are still being debated, it is clear that the pool party was advertised for weeks in advance.

The officer whose actions are in question, Office Eric Casebolt, was Officer of the Year in 2008. Initially, he was put on administrative leave, and he has since resigned his position.

An investigation of the incident is currently underway by McKinney Police Department’s Internal Affairs division.