What should have been a friendly neighborhood water gun and water balloon fight to beat the heat turned into a sad example of lack of respect for authority.

Too many are dismissing what happened in Lubbock on Saturday as "kids being kids" or not a big deal because it was only water involved. In reality, it showed how too many young people lack respect for police and lack respect for authority. And all this comes as the Lubbock Police Department wants to do community policing.

You can watch video of the incident below. And you can read what the Lubbock Police Department Chief Greg Stevens and Mayor Dan Pope had to say about the incident here.

The Chad Hasty Show airs weekday mornings 8:30-11am on News/Talk 95.1 FM and 790 AM KFYO in Lubbock, TX.

Watch the video above for my thoughts. Let me know your thoughts below or email me, chad@kfyo.com.
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