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Second Officer Suspended After DPD Shooting Of Mentally Ill Man

The Dallas police officer who witnessed his partner shoot an unarmed mentally ill man and then lied about what happened afterwards has been punished with a 15-day suspension.

CBS 11–11/21/2013

Bobby Bennett, shot by Dallas police on October 14.  He was initially charged with aggravated assault, but those charges were dropped, after surveillance video surfaced showing he did not attack officers with a knife as they reported.

Man Wrongfully Shot By Dallas Police Returns Home

The mentally ill man shot by a Dallas police officer last month was released from the hospital Friday night.

11/16/2013

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Fired Dallas Police Officer Was Minutes Away From Arrest

It’s been one week since surveillance video of a police shooting first came to light. The recording shows Dallas Police Department Officer Cardan Spencer shooting a mentally ill man. Now, after a swift investigation, Dallas Police Chief David Brown took action.

CBSDFW.COM–10/24/2013

Bobby Bennett, shot by Dallas police on October 14.  He was initially charged with aggravated assault, but those charges were dropped, after surveillance video surfaced showing he did not attack officers with a knife as they reported.

Dallas Police Officer Fired, Charged With Shooting Mentally Ill Man

The Dallas Police Officer caught on camera shooting a mentally ill man last week is waiting to learn his fate.

CBS 11–10/24/2013

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Disciplinary Hearing Scheduled For Officers In DPD Shooting

There are new details his evening in a story CBS 11 News has been following since they first aired surveillance video of a police shooting Thursday night. The Dallas Police Department has announced that a disciplinary hearing will be held Thursday at 10 a.m.

CBSDFW.COM–10/23/2013

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Dallas City Council Members Talk About Police Shooting

CBS 11 News has learned the Dallas Police Department has finished its investigation into the shooting of a mentally ill man on October 14.

CBS 11–10/23/2013

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Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Dallas Police Department

Days after a police shooting that left a mentally ill man in critical condition, another Dallas family whose son was shot by a Dallas Police officer filed a lawsuit against the city and the officer who fired the gun.

10/20/2013

Bobby Bennett, shot by Dallas police on October 14.  He was initially charged with aggravated assault, but those charges were dropped, after surveillance video surfaced showing he did not attack officers with a knife as they reported.

Mother Visits Son Shot By Police For First Time

People who watched televised surveillance video of a Dallas police officer shooting a man who appears to be standing still are outraged.

10/18/2013

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Family Says DPD Shooting Of Relative Was Unjustified

Dallas police shot a mentally challenged man earlier this week and the entire incident was caught on camera. But now there’s a conflict – the officers’ description of the event and video from a neighbor’s security camera don’t match up.

CBSDFW.COM–10/17/2013