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In this screenshot from YouTube, police officer Eric Casebolt pushes a 14-year-old girl to the ground.
In this screenshot from YouTube, police officer Eric Casebolt pushes a 14-year-old girl to the ground.
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In McKinney, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, a police officer has been placed on leave after a video was posted online apparently showing him pushing a 14-year-old girl in a swimsuit to the ground and pointing his gun at other teenagers.

David Thomas, a professor at Florida Gulf Coast University and senior research fellow at the Police Foundation, which works with law enforcement agencies across the country, discusses this case with Here & Now's Robin Young.

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  • David Thomas, professor at Florida Gulf Coast University and senior research fellow at the Police Foundation.

This segment aired on June 8, 2015.

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