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Ex-Dallas cop fired after murder charges wants his job back


April 16, 2021

DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas police officer who was charged with murder then fired is trying to get his job back after a judge found there was no probable cause for his arrest.

Bryan Riser filed a formal appeal of his dismissal last month, his lawyer said, even before prosecutors said they didn't have enough evidence to move forward with the case against him.

Riser, a 13-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department, was arrested by his colleagues in March on two counts of capital murder, accused of ordering two separate killings in 2017. Later that month, police Chief Eddie Garcia fired...

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