Sunday, August 23, 2015
Officer Ray Tensing Lied and Tried To Get Away With the Murder of Samuel DuBose x
Many police officer get away with murder by lying and cover ups in the police departments all over this nation. Well Officer Ray Tensing is a liar and dumb one at that. On Sunday July 19, 2015 around 6:25 p.m. Officer Ray Tensing killed unarmed Samuel DuBose. After a traffic stop of a missing front license. In his statement after the murder he said to dispatch, “I am not injured. I almost got run over by the car. He took off on me. I discharged one round struck the male in the head." Tensing's attorney told reporters that his client feared for his life. He also said he said that the victim, "Turns the car on, jams it in the drive and mashes the accelerator. He wasn't slowly pulling away. (Tensing) feared for his life. He thought he was going to be sucked under the car that was pulling away from him. He thought he was going to get sucked under and killed." I’m not calling Ray Tensing a police officer from this point on. He should not have been a police officer in the first place. He did not know how to handle himself, with a basic traffic stop. He was wearing a body camera and he must have forgot that when he decided to lie. The video told another story all together. Ray Tensing was indicted for the murder of Samuel DuBose. Now a man has lost his life and for what? It doesn’t make sense, but this is nothing new. The number of unarmed African Americans killed by police officers, has been going on for decades. In the month of January 2015 there were 91 unarmed African Americans killed by police. What about the countless others that didn’t get the news coverage. The police lie and cover up, but this one can’t be covered up. Ray Tensing flat out lied and it was caught on video. Unlike the Oscar Grant case it was on video, but the officer in that case got away with it. Police departments and city officials across this country have to stop trying to protect officer’s bad behavior. I give props to the City of Cincinnati and there officials for getting this one right.