Texas Officer Suspended After Handcuffing & Pulling Out His Weapon On Teens During Pool Party

Texas Officer Suspended After Handcuffing & Pulling Out His Weapon On Teens During Pool Party

So not sure where in the police standard operating procedure it is permissible for an officer to slap a young girl across the face, pull her hair, throw her to the ground, push her face in the dirt, place a knee and her back — all in the process of effectuating (at best) a misdemeanor arrest where no violence has been offered…but we will watch the investigation unfold.

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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 of black teenagers during a local pool party surfaced the web.

Buzzfeed reports:

Officers were called to the a local community pool around 7:15 p.m. local time to respond to a “disturbance involving multiple juveniles at the location, who do not live in the area or have permission to be there, refusing to leave,” the McKinney Police Department said in a post on its Facebook page. Other calls also advised that the teens were “actively fighting,” police said.

“First responding officers encountered a large crowd that refused to comply with police commands. Nine additional units responded to the scene. Officers were eventually able to gain control of the situation,” police said.

As seen in the graphic video above, the police officer was seen detaining teens…

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