I’m honestly surprised. I figured the jury would be willing to give the cop the benefit of the doubt, or at least that is the usual excuse. In this case, it seems not. Former Texas cop Roy Oliver found guilty of murdering black teen | Daily Mail Online I wish it would be part of a growing trend but I doubt it. Hundreds of unarmed people are shot by cops every year, and one conviction is not even a dent in the numbers. We should see more, a lot more. Counting down until the Appeals Court decides that the cop was afeared for his partners life and that makes it all OK.