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“Pool Party” Protests McKinney, Texas 2015

The “McKinney pool party”, was a civil disturbance that occurred on June 5, 2015, at a pool party in McKinney, Texas, United States.
While responding to 911 calls that reported the trespassing of dozens of individuals on private property, a McKinney police officer, corporal Eric Casebolt, was video-recorded violently restraining Dajerria Becton, a 15-year-old black girl wearing a swimsuit. He later drew his handgun on unarmed teen witnesses during the same incident.
Brandon Brooks filmed the encounter and posted the video on YouTube. Within hours, millions of people had seen it.
Casebolt was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation and he resigned within days. The incident sparked protests in McKinney involving hundreds of people. A grand jury declined to indict the officer.
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