NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth: Jury Finds Roy Oliver Guilty of Murder in Death of 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth: Jury Finds Roy Oliver Guilty of Murder in Death of 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards.
https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Jury-Deliberations-in-Roy-Oliver-Murder-Trial-Stretch-into-Second-Day-491890161.html

«Only six non-federal police officers have now been convicted of murder in such cases — and four of those were overturned — since 2005, according to data compiled by criminologist and Bowling Green State University professor Phil Stinson.

Stinson, who tracks such cases nationwide, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that to secure a murder conviction against an officer, the facts of a case have to be “so over the top and bizarre” that the officer’s actions cannot be rationally explained.»

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