Dallas Police Honor Detective Jim Leavelle

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The iconic officer in the cowboy hat, Jim Leavelle, the Dallas, Texas homicide detective who was escorting Lee Harvey Oswald through the basement of Dallas Police headquarters when Oswald was shot by Jack Ruby, was honored today by the Dallas Police Department. No mention was made of the fact that Leavelle knew Ruby prior to the shooting of Oswald. Listen to Leavelle describe this fact at 1:07:11 in the historic film, Rush To Judgment, below:

9:35 pm on May 14, 2013