The fired Balch Springs, Texas, police officer who shot and killed Jordan Edwards, a black teen who was leaving a party earlier this year, was indicted on a murder charge Monday by a Dallas County grand jury.
Sgt. James Young—the Balch Springs, Texas, police officer responsible for training Roy Oliver, the officer who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edward—has been identified as the officer in newly released dashcam footage tasing Marco Stephenson, a black man handcuffed with his hands behind his back.
What’s done in the dark will usually come to light, as the Balch Springs, Texas, Police Department is apparently learning. Just two weeks after a now-fired officer shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, the police chief is now also in the middle of an investigation regarding who leaked a video of another…
The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into the police shooting death of Jordan Edwards, an unarmed black teenager, in Balch Springs, Texas, a spokesperson for the local district attorney’s office confirmed Thursday.
The family of Jordan Edwards, the 15-year-old who was fatally shot by a white suburban-Dallas police officer, has filed a lawsuit against (now former) Balch Springs Police Officer Roy Oliver and the Balch Springs Police Department.
As the investigation continues into the death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, who was shot and killed by then-Balch Springs, Texas, Police Officer Roy Oliver, more and more details are coming to light. Recently, it was discovered that the prosecutor’s office had once filed a complaint about what it called Oliver’s…
Balch Springs, Texas, Police Officer Roy Oliver was fired Tuesday after fatally shooting 15-year-old Jordan Edwards Saturday night as the teen was leaving a party, the Dallas News reports.
The family of Jordan Edwards, the 15-year-old fatally shot Saturday night by a Balch Springs, Texas, police officer wielding a rifle, have released a statement to The Root via their attorney, S. Lee Merritt.
Monday morning was meant to be the first day of spring football practice at Mesquite (Texas) High School. Instead, a group of grieving high school athletes gathered in the hour before classes were scheduled to begin, mourning the loss of one of their very own, who lost his life in a police shooting.
Updated Monday, May 1, 2017, 7:06 p.m. EDT: Balch Springs, Texas, Police Chief Jonathan Haber has retracted his earlier statement that the car in which Jordan Edwards, 15, was traveling Saturday night was “backing down the street toward officers in an aggressive manner,” which he initially claimed prompted a police…