Former Dallas cop gets 10 years for killing neighbor

Former Dallas cop gets 10 years for killing neighbor

Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday. The jury came to its verdict in less than six hours, convicting Guyger, in the 2018 killing of Botham Jean. The sentence was less than the 28 years prosecutors had sought. Following the verdict, Brandt Jean, Botham’s brother, asked the judge permission to hug Guyger, offering her his forgiveness.

Timothy
Timothy
Donald Darko
Donald Darko 6 months

10 years... not exactly justice.

Gus  Lone
Gus Lone 6 months

Imagine that the opposite happened, he shoots and kills her. We would be discussing the death penalty.

redhandsbluefaces
redhandsbluefaces 6 months

Shame on the OP for making this about race. Reported the title and voted for a more appropriate one.

Judi Em
Judi Em 6 months

"Botham Jean’s 18-year-old brother Brandt hugging Amber Guyger in court after saying he forgives her for killing his brother in an emotional victim impact statement." Breathtaking moment of the Holy Spirit at work. And from the heart of an 18 year old. Wow.

Andrew Johnston
Andrew Johnston 6 months

Another feminist 3rd waver.

H.R. Pufnstuf
H.R. Pufnstuf 6 months

Wow. Another failure of our justice system. She'll be out in 5yrs.

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 6 months

Just 10?! The Hell?!

Logan
Logan 6 months

Life would have been to much in my opinion given that it was accidental. Incredibly irresponsible and an obvious display of incompetence though and it resulted in a guy losing his life. I would have gone with 35 years.

porcus
porcus 6 months

Surprised it was only 10 years for murder, but then again this is still a big sentence for a recently-made-a-former-police-officer.

AD C
AD C 6 months

10-years, I guess that's how they factor in the fact she had been working for so long. Was it 18 hours straight? All I remember for sure is that right after this shooting, her department made it impossible for anyone in the future work as long as she had.

Sir_Kutz
Sir_Kutz 6 months

This is why I refer to myself as non-theistic and not atheist.

MightyMargulis
MightyMargulis 6 months

i would of gotten life. #justice

Herbie Goes Bananas
Herbie Goes Bananas 6 months

"Guyger, who is white, was sentenced for shooting and killing Jean, a black man, in his apartment, which she claimed she mistook for her apartment." I hate this racist identitarian crap. Their skin color had nothing to do with anything.

porcus
porcus 6 months

Very awesome

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