Breaking News

Former UC Police Officer Charged with Murder
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Cincinnati shooting

Summary: The University of Cincinnati police officer that fatally shot Samuel Dubose during a traffic stop was charged with murder and manslaughter a day after his arrest.

Former University of Cincinnati police officer Raymond Tensing pleaded not guilty to the charges of murder and manslaughter Thursday morning. Tensing shot a driver during a traffic stop that quickly turned violent.

  
What
Where


Ten days after the shooting just a block away from campus, Tensing made his first court appearance a day after he was arrested. The two other university police officers were placed on leave after the shooting.

The public, with the aid of the media, took to the streets with rallies and protests, demanding that the footage of the traffic stop be released. The body camera video was released on Wednesday, showing that Tensing acted in self-defense.

The grand jury indicted Tensing on the count of murder and voluntary manslaughter, causing a warrant to be released for his arrest. Tensing turned himself in. He remained standing during the hearing, only speaking to tell the judge that he understood the charges he was facing.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




His attorney asked for a reasonable bond so that Tensing could return to his father’s home, using his exemplary record and no prior criminal record as evidence of his good character. Tensing could face life in prison. The judge set his bond was set at $1 million, stating “it’s the court’s duty to ensure his appearance.”

After his bond was read, the courtroom erupted in applause until the judge silenced them. Officials have asked the public to be peaceful in their rallies. A shooting in 2001 of a black man by a police officer resulted in violent rioting for several days. The rally Wednesday night outside the courthouse was done peacefully and quickly.



Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2015/07/30/former-university-of-cincinnati-police-officer-pleads-not-guilty/

Photo: foxnews.com



 

RELEVANT JOBS

Corporate Attorney

USA-NJ-Fairfield

Full-Time or Part-Time Corporate Attorney We are a boutique corporate and commercial transactiona...

Apply now

Experienced Family Law and Estate Litigation Attorney

USA-NJ-Ridgewood

Prominent Ridgewood, NJ Elder Law firm seeking a New Jersey Licensed Attorney with at least two year...

Apply now

Full-Time Litigation Associate

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles law firm seeks a full-time litigation associate.  Ideal candidates should ...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-CA-Newport Beach

The Newport Beach office of Lee Hong Degerman Kang & Waimey is looking for graduates of accredited l...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-FL-Maitland

Maitland office of our client seeks litigation associate attorney with 2+ years of experience in def...

Apply Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-NC-Charlotte

Charlotte office of our client seeks associate attorney with 1-3 years of civil litigation. The cand...

Apply Now

Litigation Attorney at Law

USA-NJ-Eatontown

Eatontown office of our client seeks litigation attorney at law with experience. The candidate shoul...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top