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Crime Brandt Jean, Brother Of Botham, To Receive Award For Actions During Amber Guyger Murder Trial

17:09  03 december  2019
17:09  03 december  2019 Source:   dfw.cbslocal.com

Botham Jean’s brother, who hugged killer, given award for ethical courage

  Botham Jean’s brother, who hugged killer, given award for ethical courage The younger brother of Botham Jean, the man shot and killed by a Dallas police officer last year, received an award Tuesday for showing compassion towards the cop during her murder trial. © FoxNews.com Guyger was off-duty but still in uniform when she fatally shot her unarmed, black neighbor Botham Jean in his apartment; Casey Stegall reports from Dallas. Brandt Jean, 18, received an award for ethical courage from the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration during the organization’s conference in Plano, Texas, Fox 4 reported.

The brother of Botham Jean , Brandt Jean , hugged Ms. Guyger in an emotional act of forgiveness.CreditCredit Pool photo by Tom Fox. Prosecutors had asked for a prison term of no shorter than 28 years, the age that Mr. Jean , whose birthday fell during the trial , would have been if

PHOTO: Botham Jean 's brother Brandt hugs Amber Guyger after her sentencing, Oct 2, 2019. PHOTO: Botham Jean 's mother, Allison Jean , rejoices in the courtroom after fired Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger was J.Lo to receive Spotlight Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival.

PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – It was a moment of compassion seen around the world.

On Tuesday, the brother of Botham Jean will receive an award for his actions during the Amber Guyger murder trial.

During the sentencing phase of the trial in Dallas, 18-year-old Brandt Jean told Guyger he forgave her for killing his brother, then asked the judge’s permission to step down from the stand and hug her.

Amber Guyger is the former Dallas police officer convicted of murdering Botham Jean. A jury sentenced her to 10 years in prison.

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In October, Amber Guyger was convicted of murder for the death of 26-year-old Botham Jean after she mistakenly entered his apartment thinking it was her own. Brother of Botham Jean to receive Ethical Courage Award for display of forgiveness - Продолжительность: 0:35 WFAA 401 просмотр.

On September 6, 2018, off-duty Dallas Police Department patrol officer Amber Guyger entered the Dallas, Texas, apartment of Botham Jean and fatally shot him.

a little girl standing in a room © Provided by CBS Dallas Brandt’s actions brought the courtroom to tears. Many called his gesture an act of humanity that helped the greater community’s healing process in a highly publicized case.

The Institute for Law Enforcement Administration will present Brandt Jean with its Ethical Courage award, an honor normally reserved for first responders and law enforcement professionals, said ILEA Director Gregory Smith.

“What he did was to step out with compassion and forgive the woman who was responsible for the death of his brother. That is an act of forgiveness that transcends law-enforcement around the globe. That was an act of humanity that showed the best in us,” Smith said.

The Jean family from St. Lucia will be in Plano for the ceremony Tuesday morning. Around 50 law enforcement officers in town from across the region for a conference will also be on hand.

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