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Roy Oliver: White police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager Jordan Edwards

Roy Oliver: White police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager Jordan EdwardsA white police officer has been jailed for 15 years for murdering an unarmed, black 15-year-old boy in Dallas, Texas. The verdict represents what is an extremely rare phenomenon – a murder conviction for a shooting involving on-duty police officer. Roy Oliver was fired from his job with the Balch Springs Police Department in the days after the high-profile 2017 shooting of Jordan Edwards.



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Former Texas Cop Found Guilty Of Killing Unarmed Teenager Jordan Edwards

Former Texas Cop Found Guilty Of Killing Unarmed Teenager Jordan EdwardsRoy Oliver, a former Texas police officer, was convicted on Tuesday for



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Family Says Texas Police Officers Used N-Word After Shooting Jordan Edwards

Family Says Texas Police Officers Used N-Word After Shooting Jordan EdwardsFifteen-year-old Jordan Edwards was shot in the head by a police officer while leaving a party in April.



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Jordan Edwards: Texas police officer charged with murder of black 15-year-old leaving house party

Jordan Edwards: Texas police officer charged with murder of black 15-year-old leaving house partyA US police officer has been charged with murder after a black teenager was shot dead in a car in Texas. Roy Oliver fired his rifle at a car full of teenagers leaving a party in Dallas, fatally wounding 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. Police claimed the teenagers’ car was backing up toward officers “in an aggressive manner”, but later said body camera video showed the vehicle actually driving away from the officers.



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Jordan Edwards: Texas police officer fired for shooting and killing black teenager

Jordan Edwards: Texas police officer fired for shooting and killing black teenagerThe police officer who shot and killed a 15-year-old African American teenager in a car as he was leaving a party has been fired. Officer Roy Oliver shot high school freshman Jordan Edwards with a rifle as he sat in a car with his two brothers and two other teenagers while it drove away from a party on Saturday night. Balch Springs police chief Jonathan Haber said Mr Oliver has been fired for violating department policies in the shooting, but said he could not reveal further details of the policies as the officer can appeal his dismissal.



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