Ray Tensing -- Biography

Ray Tensing -- Biography

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - The trial for former University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing is underway.  He is charged in the shooting death of Sam DuBose.

Tensing, 26, had worked for the University of Cincinnati Police Department for over a year and had five years of law enforcement experience, according to CNN, before DuBose was killed.

Tensing previously worked for the Greenhills Police Department, serving that community, from 2011 to 2014.

He started working for the University of Cincinnati in April 2014.  He had received the same training as officers with the city's police force and had a clean work record, including scoring well on an evaluation for proper use of a weapon.

Tensing attended Colerain High School. In July 2010, Tensing graduated from the Police Academy at University of Cincinnati - Clermont College and earned a criminal justice degree from the college two years later.

On July 19, 2015, Investigators say Ray Tensing shot and killed Sam DuBose during a traffic stop in Mount Auburn, near UC's campus.  On July 29, 2015 the Hamilton County Prosecutors office announced a grand jury indicted Tensing on charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter.

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