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What We Know About Indicted University Of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing

Officer Ray Tensing shot and killed Samuel Dubose during a traffic stop on July 19 – a prosecutor on Wednesday said "he should have never been a police officer."

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The 25-year-old police officer has been on the force for just over four years, according to

Tensing finished the University of Cincinnati's two-year police academy in 2010 and earned his bachelor's degree in 2012.

Tensing grew up in Colerain Township and is a graduate of Colerain High School, reported.

The officer had worked for the University of Cincinnati since April 2014 and was first hired as a cop with the Greenhills police force in April 2011.

Jessica Simeone is a news assignment editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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