Wounded Dallas officer receives Roosevelt award


By Tanya Eiserer
The Dallas Morning News

DALLAS — Senior Cpl. Jerry Poston has many physical reminders of the August morning when he lost his left eye: Shotgun pellets remain lodged in his left eyelid and below his right eye. Still others pockmark his body.

"I'm still the same -- one less eye and too many pellets. Too many pellets," the 17-year Dallas police veteran said Tuesday as the Texas chapter of the Theodore Roosevelt Association honored him with its Police Award.

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