McKinney Police Department, NAACP president respond to viral video

A video taken of police officers breaking up a pool party in McKinney, Texas, is causing outrage. One officer has been put on administrative leave.

A YouTube video posted by Brandon Brooks shows an officer throwing a bikini-clad 15-year-old girl to the ground and forcibly restraining her. The video now has more than 4.1 million views.

The McKinney Police Department placed the officer in the video on administrative leave and issued the following on Facebook:

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 McKinney Police Department did not release the officer’s name, but activist Shaun King, organizer of Justice Together, posted the following information on Twitter:

Officer Eric Casebolt is his name. This man is actually a supervisor in the #McKinney Texas Police Department. pic.twitter.com/MQ2n7O142U

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