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Mon Oct 14, 2019, 01:43 PM

Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home has resigned faces criminal charges

Source: Washington Post

The white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman, in her home has resigned from the department and faces possible criminal charges, police said Monday.

Jefferson’s family is demanding an independent investigation of the officer, identified as Aaron Dean, and the department’s practices. “We demand justice,” Jefferson’s older sister, Ashley, said during a Monday news conference, “through an independent, thorough and transparent process.”

The white Fort Worth officer killed Jefferson, a black woman, in her home early Saturday by firing through a bedroom window. Police said they had been responding to a call about an open door at the residence. Officers were dispatched to the home after a neighbor dialed a non-emergency line to request a welfare check because he noticed that the door was ajar and the lights were on, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.

While searching the outside of the house, police said, an officer saw someone standing near a window, and “perceiving a threat, the officer drew his duty weapon and fired one shot striking the person inside the residence.”

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/10/14/fort-worth-police-shooting-atatiana-jefferson-investigation/



Full headline: Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home has resigned, faces criminal charges, police say

Good and time for those "criminal charges".

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Reply Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home has resigned faces criminal charges (Original post)
BumRushDaShow Oct 14 OP
cstanleytech Oct 14 #1
sakabatou Oct 14 #6
Aristus Oct 14 #2
OnlinePoker Oct 14 #3
Mystery sage Oct 14 #4
The Mouth Oct 14 #5
soldierant Oct 14 #7
Alea Oct 14 #8
BumRushDaShow Oct 14 #9
Alea Oct 14 #10
elleng Oct 14 #11
Progressive Jones Oct 14 #12

Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 01:50 PM

1. It's a good first step but let's hope justice is truly and fully served.

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Response to cstanleytech (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 03:17 PM

6. I hope so too

and I don't want to see some sort of slap on the wrist punishment.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 01:51 PM

2. The very fact that this jump-at-shadows, trigger-happy shithead was given a badge and a gun

is a crime in itself.

I hope they give him the rest of his life to regret his shoot-first-and-ask-questions-never outlook...

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 01:57 PM

3. From the video I saw, he never knocked on the door nor identified himself as a cop.

"Let me see your hands" BANG. No time for her to even react and with someone shining a bright flashlight at her she wouldn't know who was out there.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 01:58 PM

4. Let hope get some real time.

Not no 5 years or lower crap.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 03:07 PM

5. Anyone involved in hiring and training him

needs to go, too.

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Response to The Mouth (Reply #5)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 07:01 PM

7. Absolutely

(You do realize we are both dreaming, right?)

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 07:06 PM

8. He was just arrested and charged with murder

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Response to Alea (Reply #8)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 07:07 PM

9. Thanks for the update!

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 07:26 PM

11. Fort Worth officer who fatally shot woman in her home has been charged with murder, police say.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Original post)

Mon Oct 14, 2019, 07:45 PM

12. His resignation tells me that the city of Ft. Worth knows how f'ed up the

situation is, and wants nothing to do with defending this killer.
It also tells me that if he is a member of a police union,
that union said "Good luck, pal. This case is a loss from the start."

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