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Who is William Dorsey Jones Jr, LAPD cop who shot girl, 14, at Burlington store – Age, wife, and more!


Who is William Dorsey Jones Jr, LAPD cop who shot girl, 14, at Burlington store – Age, wife, and more!: A piece of heartwrenching news coming from Los Angeles where a police officer fired a bullet on a 14-year-old child which took his life. As per the latest media report, The police officer of Los Angeles who lethally shot Valentina Orellana-Peralta (14-year-old) has been recognized as a veteran Black officer called William Dorsey Jones Jr (42-years-old). On Thursday, 23rd December 2021, Valentina Orellana-Peralta and her mother were in a changing room when police officers came to search a Burlington Coat Factory in North Hollywood for a man who was swiveling a bike lock at the lady. When the police opened fire, a bullet enter the drywall, hitting and assassinating Valentina. Follow More Update OnĀ GetIndiaNews.com

William Dorsey Jones Jr

Information that has emerged on Jones says that prior to this incident, he attempted to build his brand as a reformer and community advocate. He had launched an apparel line called “Use of Force Fitness”, which was the collapse in the year 2020 following months of protests against police violence across America.

Who is William Dorsey Jones Jr?

After the lethal incident, social media accounts Jones appear to have been either locked or removed. Though in past interviews prior to the tragic and lethal incident, Jones wanted to position himself as a bridge between communities of color and police. Jones wrote in a tweet that “I am a black man, I am a father of a black son, I have been the victim of racism. I am the LAPD. I have the determination and power to affect CHANGE in the community. I am a proud member of the #blacklivesmatter & #thinblueline, ” however this tweet has been removed.


Cached posts on his Twitter feed, which is no longer available show Jones promoting Officers for Change, nonprofit, and other charitable activities. He has apparently also coached a local high school football team. While Officers for Change’s Twitter and Facebook accounts now come up to be closed, and the website dissolved, archived material discloses that it plugged itself as “a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization on a mission to positively impact the lives of those living in At-Risk & Low-Income communities” with a “Sworn platform to Inspire, Mentor, Educate & Motivate.”

In the month of December 2020 article on his alma mater’s website, the University of Louisville, which is now removed, Jones had shared his interests and experiences. He stated that “Being an African American police officer and from Louisville has given me a very different and unique perspective.” As per the article, Jones moved to Los Angeles in the year 2006 to continue a career in entertainment but ended up becoming a police officer.

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