I'm a print subscriber, link to my account Subscribe to comment Why do I need to subscribe? The Dallas family is one of a kind and they are more than just pageant coaches or mentors to me, they are my friends and family. If you're not sure how to activate it, please refer to this site: Sat, February 16, , 8: The Justice Department has requested case files from the Pentagon, including that of a Navy SEAL's special operation chief charged with shooting unarmed civilians. Gross, however, testified that he did not fear for his life and never felt the need to fire his weapon. FamilyEducation Seminar.
Police Chief Admits to Getting Key Detail Wrong in Fatal Shooting of Black Teen in Texas
FamilyEducation Seminar. Anthony Mason has more. Oliver and his partner were responding to a report of underage drinking at a house party when the shooting occurred in April The shooting came after Oliver and his partner, Tyler Gross, had broken up a large house party following a report of underage drinking. Oliver, the second officer, arrived shortly after. Former Balch Springs Police Officer Roy Oliver foreground left stands next to defense attorney Miles Brissette right after being sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison for the murder of year-old Jordan Edwards. Denison Police Department.
Who Is Roy Oliver? Rare Prison Sentence for Dallas Cop in Shooting of Black Teen
Convicted police officer Roy Oliver and defense attorney Miles Brissette, right, listen during Oliver's sentencing in Dallas on August 29 for the murder of year-old Jordan Edwards. In closing arguments, defense attorneys told jurors they needed to evaluate the circumstances from Oliver's viewpoint and from what the former officer knew at the time. It's extremely rare for police officers to be tried and convicted of murder for shootings that occurred while they were on duty. FamilyEducation Retreat. No, keep my events secret No, keep my events secret. Events you might like:
While they were inside the house, officers heard gunshots outside. Oliver, who served in the US Army and the Texas National Guard, had faced disciplinary action once before in , when he was suspended for16 hours after a complaint from the Dallas County District Attorney's office, according to records obtained by The Associated Press. Crime Looking back at the Toronto van attack: Oliver was the first on-duty Texas officer in more than 40 years to be convicted in a shooting death, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. In closing arguments, defense attorneys told jurors they needed to evaluate the circumstances from Oliver's viewpoint and from what the former officer knew at the time. Fort Worth Star Telegram. The police officer, Roy Oliver, 38, was fired by the Balch Springs Police Department for violating department policy a few days after he fatally shot Jordan Edwards, 15, a standout high school student and athlete.