I first met Jacqueline Craig in an investigation room of the Fort Worth (Texas) City Jail the night she was arrested. By the time I arrived at the jail, the video of her encounter with Police Officer William Martin had just begun to go viral and spark outrage all over the country.
Updated Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, 3:30 a.m. EDT: The Fort Worth Police Department has dropped charges against Jacqueline Craig, 46, and her daughter, Brea Hymond, 19, and will not pursue charges against Officer William Martin for the violent Dec. 21 arrests of Craig and her daughters, Dallas News reports.
A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who was caught on video violently arresting two black women following an argument about a child littering will be suspended without pay for 10 days, authorities announced Monday, Time reports.
The full, nearly 30-minute version of the viral video showing an unidentified white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer antagonizing and then arresting a black mother and her two daughters was posted on YouTube on Friday. It does not reveal any new information about the arrests, but it contains graphic and explicit…
Officials in Fort Worth, Texas, said Friday that they were disturbed and outraged by the video of a white police officer arresting a black woman and her two daughters after she called police to report an assault on her son.
Updated Saturday, Dec. 24, 7:01 p.m. EDT: Lana Sprayberry, principal of Inspired Vision Academy Elementary School in Dallas, has resigned amid calls for her to be fired.
Protesters gathered in downtown Fort Worth, Texas, on Thursday night in response to the now viral video of a Fort Worth police officer manhandling a woman who called for help when her son was assaulted.
Updated Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, 4:12 p.m. EST: The Fort Worth Police Department has released a statement regarding the video showing a Fort Worth police officer assaulting and arresting Jacqueline Craig and her two daughters: