Florida high school principal Alberto Iber fired after commending Eric Casebolt for bodyslamming Dajerria Becton.
Florida high school principal Alberto Iber lost his job after commending McKinney police officer Eric Casebolt for body-slamming 15-year-old Dajerria Becton at a pool party.
Iber, whose school has a 99 percent minority student body, apologized after praising the actions of Casebolt.
The Miami Herald posted screenshots of showed the North Miami Senior High School principal arguing in the comments section on the paper’s website that Casebolt had been right to manhandle the girl and to pull his weapon on the other unarmed teens.
Iber wrote, “He did nothing wrong. He was afraid for his life. I commend him for his actions.”
Iber was fired on Wednesday. A spokesman told Local10.com that Alberto Iber had violated school policy by not conducting himself “both personally and professionally, in a manner that represents the school district’s core values.”