On November 28, 1976, Robert Wood, a Dallas, Texas, police officer, was shot and killed while making a routine traffic stop. Whenever a police officer is murdered on duty, there is great pressure to find the murderer; consequently, the search for Officer Wood's killer was intense. Despite substantial evidence that the murder was committed by David Harris, a 16-year-old with a history of criminal behavior who had bragged to his friends about killing a police officer the day of the murder, the police pursued another suspect, Randall Adams, a ...

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