AUSTIN, Texas– A Dallas-area policeman has actually been put on administrative leave after a video surfaced on social networks that revealed him tossing a bathing-suit clothed woman to the ground and drawing a weapon on another at a swimming pool celebration disruption, officials stated on Sunday.
“This video has raised issues that are being investigated,” the cops department in McKinney, a city about 30 miles north of Dallas, stated on Sunday.
The occurrence occurred on Friday and raised questions on social media about racial prejudice in policing considering that the majority of the people targeted by the officer, who appears in the video to be white, were black teens in a multi-race crowd.
In the video, the officer, who has actually not been named, is seen shouting obscenities at the teenagers and positioning a black youth in handcuffs.
Another officer, who also appears to be white, is seen engaging with a few of the teenagers in a cordial way.
McKinney Authorities stated officers were reacting to a disturbance reported at a pool that belongs to a domestic neighborhood and many in the crowd chose not to leave.