Update 4/6/2021 at 12:15 p.m.
The following is an updated Probable Cause Affidavit for Bryan Riser.
Update 3/10/2021 at 2:40 p.m.
As we continue to investigate this incident, the Dallas Police Department is asking for anyone with information to contact Homicide Detective E. Montenegro at (214) 283-4801 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia terminated Police Officer Bryan Riser, #9586, during a disciplinary hearing held on March 9, 2021.
An Internal Affairs investigation concluded that on March 4, 2021, Officer Riser engaged in adverse conduct when he was arrested for two counts of Capital Murder.
Officer Riser was terminated for his actions. He has been on the department since August 2008 and was assigned to the South-Central Patrol Division.
Under civil service rules, Officer Riser has the right to appeal his discipline.
Today, the Dallas Police Department arrested Officer Bryan Riser, #9586, and charged him with two counts of Capital Murder. He was taken into custody this morning and transported to the Dallas County Jail for processing.
Officer Riser has been on the department since August 2008 and is currently assigned to the South-Central Patrol Division. Although he is in custody, he is on administrative leave pending the outcome of an Internal Affairs administrative investigation.
The victims in this investigation is Liza Saenz, 31-year-old at the time of death, and Albert Douglas, 61-years-old at the time of death. The Probable Cause Affidavit is below.