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Black Texas ‘Pool Party’ Teen Sues City for $5M

The bikini-clad black teenage girl seen in a 2015 video where a white police officer wrestled her to the ground at a Texas pool party filed a federal lawsuit claiming the officer used excessive force. She seeks $5 million in damages.

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One Year Later — Grand Jury ‘No Bills’ McKinney Pool Party Cop

A grand jury in Collin County, Texas, decided evidence presented against former McKinney Police Officer Eric Casebolt was inadequate to warrant an indictment. The former 10-year McKinney police veteran was seen in last summer’s McKinney pool party gone wild YouTube video wrestling a young black girl to the ground.

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McKinney Officials Respond to Casebolt’s Resignation

McKINNEY, Texas — The Mayor and Police Chief of the City of McKinney responded in a press conference to the resignation of Corporal Eric Casebolt Tuesday afternoon. Casebolt resigned following the release of a video showing him wrestling a bikini-clad teenage girl to the ground after she failed to comply with commands and resisted being detained.


McKinney Police Officer Eric Casebolt Resigns

McKINNEY, Texas — McKinney Police Corporal Eric Casebolt announced his resignation from the department Tuesday afternoon. Casebolt was the officer in the YouTube video by Brandon Brooks who wrestled a teenage girl to the ground after she refused to leave the scene and resisted his attempts to restrain her.