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Candles For The Life Of JFK Hero DPD Officer J.D. Tippit

Among the commemorations in Dallas on Friday there was a special remembrance held for J.D. Tippit. He was the Dallas police officer who was Lee Harvey Oswald’s second victim on this day 50 years ago.

11/22/2013

R.C. Nelson, the often patrol partner of murdered Dallas police Officer J.D. Tippit.  (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Exclusive: J.D. Tippit’s Partner Talks For The First Time

On Friday it will be 50 years since the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. But there was another murder on that dark day in Dallas — one you don’t hear as much about.

CBSDFW.COM–11/20/2013

A police officer displays his badge. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

DPD To Hold Vigil For Officer Slain By Oswald

With the National focus being on the JFK memorial ceremonies this Friday, the Dallas Police Department is planning on honoring one of it’s own that was also lost on that fateful day.

11/20/2013

From the mug shots police took of Lee Harvey Oswald to the homicide report for the president he was accused of killing, a collection of rarely seen artifacts related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy are on display at Dallas City Hall. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas Police To Honor Officer Tippit, Slain By Oswald

About 45 minutes after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in downtown Dallas, Officer J.D. Tippit was on patrol in Oak Cliff. He slowed down as he saw a man who met the vague description of the shooting suspect walking down the street.

11/01/2013

President John F. Kennedy laughs during a press conference. (credit: National Archive/Newsmakers/Getty images)

Marker Unveiled For Officer Slain After JFK Assassination

Dallas police and schools officials are dedicating a historical marker to the police officer shot by Lee Harvey Oswald shortly after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

11/20/2012