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IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS. HAMILTON COUNTY, OHIO CRIMINAL DIVISION STATE OF OHIO, Plaintiff Vs. : Case No, B1503961 RAYMOND M TENSING, : JUDGE: Shanahan Defendant. INSTRUCTIONS FOR JURORS YOUR ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS ARE BEING GIVEN UNDER OATH. The attached questions must be answered by you under oath. They will assist the Judge and the lawyers in selecting a jury. Your complete written answers will save a great deal of time for the Judge, for the lawyers, and for you. Take your time. Answer all the questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASK FOR HELP. There are no right or wrong answers. The only requirement is that the answers be full and honest, We need your candid answers so that we pick a fair and impartial jury for a trial involving criminal accusations. The judge and the lawyers realize that every person has beliefs and opinions concerning many things. You should answer with your true feelings, whatever they may be. Do not assume that any of your answers will qualify you or disqualify you from serving on this jury. Ifyou cannot answer a question because you do not understand it, write “Do not understand” in the space after the question. If you cannot answer because you do not know, write “Do not know” in the space after the question. Write only on the front side of each page. If you need additional space for an answer, there are blank pages at the end of the questionnaire for that purpose. Write “see back page” on your answer. On the back page(s), be sure to include the question number to which you are responding. JUROR QUESTIONNAIRE JUROR NAME AND NUMBER, 1. Age: 2, What is your gender? Mele Female 3. What is your race? (please circle) a) White/Caucasian b) Black/African American ©) Hispanic/Latino 4) Asian/Pacific Islander ¢) Other (please state) 4, Ifyou have children, please list (include children not living with you): Does child Level of Sex Age live with you education Occupation 5, Do you have any medical or physical condition that might make it difficult for you to serve asa juror? (Please include any hearing or eyesight problem.) Yes ‘No Please describe: 6. Are you taking any medications that might make it difficult for you to serve as a juror? Yes No 7. Do you have any problems or areas of concern at home or at work that might interfere with your duties as a juror during trial? Yes No If yes, please describe: 10. i. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 7. 18. ‘What type of area do you live in? (Please circle one.) City Suburb Rural How long have you lived at your present residence? Do you own or rent? Own Rent List areas of past residence within the last ten years and indicate how long you lived in each location (you do not need to give addresses): Where were you born? Where were you raised? Is English your first language? Yes“ No Ifno, what is your first language? Do you have any difficulty: Reading English? Yes Sometimes ___ No Understanding spoken English? Yes Sometimes Are you currently employed outside the home? Yes If'so, by whom are you employed? Fullorpartime? If part-time, how many hours per week? How long have you been so employed? What are your specific duties and responsibilities on the job? No No Do you have the authority to hire and fire employees or have a significant say in these decisions if someone else has the final word? Yes No 19. 20. 2. 22. 23, If not currently employed outside the home, please check the category that applies to your employment status: ___ Homemaker ___ Student ____ Unemployed-looking for work ___ Retired ___ Unemployed-not looking for work ___ Disabled __ Other (please explain) Ifyou are not currently employed outside the home, but were previously so employed, please describe your most recent form of employment, stating the name of your employer, whether you were employed full or part-time, when and for how long you were so Please list your work experience over the past ten years and state when and for how long, you were employed at each job. Please give a brief description of each job. Have you ever worked in journalism or the news industry in any capacity? Yes No If yes, please state where and when you were so employed and give a brief description of your duties: Do you have any close friends or relatives who either have worked or are currently working in journalism or in the news industry in any capacity? Yes No Ifyes, please state where and when he or she was so employed and give a brief description of his or her duties: 24, Have you ever worked in a laboratory or in any medical research or testing facility? Yes No If yes, please deseribe your duties and when and for how long you were so employed: 25. Do you now work or have you ever worked in law enforcement or the security field (including federal, military, state, county, corrections, city, auxiliary, volunteer, etc.)? ‘Yes No Ifyes, please deseribe the position(s) and dates in detail: 26, Have any of your relatives and/or close friends ever worked in law enforcement or the security field (including federal, military, state, county, corrections, city, auxiliary, volunteer, etc.)? Yes No If yes, please describe in detail: 27. Do you believe that itis the duty of law enforcement officers to enforce all laws regardless of the severity of the offense? Yes No If your answer is no, please explain, 28. Do you believe that law enforcement officers should not take action of any type when they observe what many would consider “minor” violations of the law? Yes No If your answer is yes, please explain 29, Have you ever been stopped for such a minor violation? Yes. No, 30. Do you think police are selective in who they stop for such minor violations? Yes ‘No 31, If your answer is yes, how do you think police are selective in these traffic stops? 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41, ‘What is the highest grade in school that you completed? Please name any educational programs you have attended (vocational schools, certification programs, part-time study): Beginning with high school, please name the schools and colleges you attended, your major areas of study, and the field in which you obtained your degree(s): Are you currently in school? Yes No If yes, which school and what are you studying? Do you plan to attend school in the future? Yes No If yes, where do you plan to go and what do you plan to study? What special training or skills do you have? (Please include any technical, medical, psychology or scientific training and special skills acquired on the job.) While in school, what was your favorite subject? What was your least favorite subject? Do you have any legal training or have you taken any law course? Yes____ No If yes, please explain: Do you now own or have you ever owned a firearm? Yes No 42. 43. 45. 46. 47. 48, 49. 50. If yes, what type of firearm and for what purpose did you own it? __ Do you have a concealed carry permit? Yes No. Does anyone to whom you are close i.e, spouse, child, parent, friend, etc. have a concealed carry permit? Yes No Have you ever fired a handgun or rifle? Yes No If yes, please explain the type of gun and the circumstances under which you fired it: Have you ever had any bad experiences with guns, such as having one pointed at you? Yes No If yes, please explain Do you believe that an automobile can ever be used asa weapon? = Yes. No. Have you ever served in the military? Yes No Ifyes, please list: Branch of service: Rank Dates of service: Do you have combat experience? Yes No If yes, please explain: Were you ever involved in any way with military law enforcement, court martial or investigations? Yess No Ifyes, please explain: ‘Was your spouse or significant other ever in the military? Yes No If yes, what branch and when? 51, Have you ever been a firefighter, paramedic or EMT? Yes No 52. Has your spouse, significant other, child, parent, relative or someone to whom you are close ever been a firefighter, paramedic or EMT? Yes No 53. Please complete regarding your current spouse or partner: Spouse/partner’s place of birth? Spouse/partner’s race or ethnic background? Spouse/partner’s current employment status? Spouse/partner’s occupation? (If that person is retired, unemployed or disabled, what his or her occupation?) By whom is he or she employed? How long has he or she worked there? ‘What is the last level of education he or she completed? (Please list any degrees he or she has.) 54, What are/were your parents? (and/or step-parents’) occupations? (If retired or deceased, what did they do?) Mother Step-Mother Father Step-Father 55. Do you have any brothers or sisters with whom you were raised? Yes No__ If yes, please list: Sex Age Oceupation 56, Have you ever been ina courtroom before? Yes No If yes, how many times and for what purpose(s)? 37. 58. 59. 60. 61 62, 63 64, Have you or any family members or close friends ever sued or been sued in a civil action? Yes No If yes, please explain the nature of the dispute(s): Have you ever served on a trial jury before? Yes No For each time you have sat on a trial jury, please indicate whether it was a criminal case or a civil case: Was a verdict reached? Type of case Year Please DO NOT state the verdict Have you ever served on a grand jury? Yes No Ifyes, was it state or federal and when was it? Have you ever been the foreperson of a trial jury or grand jury? Yes _ No Ifyes, please state what type of case and when: This case has received a lot of pretrial publicity. Have you watched, read, or listened to any accounts of this case? YES NO. Specifically, did you watch, read about or listen to the press conference held by Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters on July 31,2015 when he announced the indictment of Raymond Tensing and released his body worn camera video depicting this incident? YES NO_, If your answer is “yes” did you form an opinion about the guilt or innocence of Ray Tensing? YES, NO. Since the indictment of Ray Tensing have you watched the body worn camera video that depicts this incident? YES NO. If your answer is “yes” did you form an opinion about the guilt or innocence of Ray Tensing. YES NO There have been a number of on-line analyses of the body worn camera video depicting this incident-Have you seen any of those? 65, 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. a. 72, TB. 14. 15. 16. 71. YES NO. If your answer is “yes” did you form an opinion about the guilt or innocence of Ray Tensing? Yes No If you saw this video, what did you think after seeing the video as to whether or not the shooting of Samuel Dubose by Ray Tensing was justified? Will any feelings you have after having seen the video influence your ability to be a fair and impartial juror and base your verdict solely on what you see and hear in court? Yes No Do you favor or oppose equipping law enforcement officers with body worn cameras? FAVOR OPPOSE__ Please explain why you either favor or oppose equipping law enforcement officers with body worn cameras: ‘What was the main source of the media information you have received on this case ~ television, radio, or newspaper? Outside of the media accounts of this case, have you received information about the case from any other source, and if so, what was the source? Do you know the defendant in this case, Raymond M. Tensing? YES NO. If your answer is yes, how do you know him? Do you know any family members of Raymond M Tensing or any close friends of his? ‘YES, NO. If your answer is yes, who is it you know and how do you know them? Do you know the decedent in this case, Samuel Dubose? YES NO. If your answer is yes, how did you know him? Do you know any family members of Samuel Dubose or any close friends of his? YES NO. 2. 79, 80, 81 82. 83 84, 85. 86, 87. If your answer is yes, who is it you know and how do you know them? Much has been reported about Sam Dubose and his family-Has anything you have read, seen or heard caused you to form any kind of opinion about this case? YES NO. If your answer is “yes” please describe the opinion you have formed: This case involves a police officer while on duty shooting and killing a citizen. There has been a lot of national publicity of this and similar cases. ‘Not counting media accounts you may have been exposed to, are you personally familiar with anyone involved in any of these cases? YES. NO. If your answer is Yes, which case was it and how are you personally familiar with it? There are a number of groups like “Black Lives Matter” that have become involved in cases like this case. Are you familiar with these groups? YES. NO Do you belong to or know someone who belongs to any of these groups? YES NO. Have you attended or participated in any rallies or events put on by any such group? YES. NO What ate your feelings about groups like “Black Lives Matter?” Will any feelings you have about groups like “Black Lives Matter” affect or impact your ability to sit on this case as a fair and impartial juror? ‘YES NO. How will your feelings about these groups affect your being on this jury? There are also support groups for police officers involved in shooting like this. Are you familiar with these groups? ‘YES, NO. 88, Do you belong to or know someone who belongs to any of these groups? ‘YES NO. 10 89, Have you attended or participated in any rallies or events put on by any such group? YES NO. 90. What are your feelings about support groups for officers involved in shootings of civilians? 91, How will your feelings about these groups affect your being on this jury? 92. Do you believe that law enforcement officers have a right to protect themselves from grievous bodily harm or death through the use of force up to and including deadly force? Yes No 93. Have you discussed this case or listened to others discussing this case? YES. NO. 94, Have these discussions inchided you or others expressing feelings of the guilt or innocence of the defendant Raymond M Tensing? YES NO, 95. Ifyou have been exposed to or participated in any such ability to be a fair and impartial juror on this case? ussions, will they affect your YES: NO. _ 96. Do you have an opinion before this trial begins as to the guilt or innocence of Raymond M. Tensing? YES: NO. 97. Can you set aside any feelings you have coming into this trial about the guilt or innocence of Raymond M Tensing, and assure the Court that these feelings will not influence your verdict? YES NO. 98. Ifthe evidence is sufficient and the law calls for a verdict of Guilty of Murder, can you sign such a verdict in this case? YES NO. 99. If the evidence and the law calls for a verdict of Not Guilty of all charges, can you sign such a verdict? ‘YES NO. 100. Do you have any concems about how the public or people who know you would reaet to either a verdict of Guilty of Murder or Not Guilty on all charges? ‘Yes No 101. Ifyou answer is yes, what are your concerns? M1 102, ‘The media is instructed to not photograph or publicize any information about who serves on jury duty. However friends and family will probably learn you are a juror on this case. ‘You will be instructed that you cannot discuss this case with anyone until the case is over. Will you be able to follow that instruction, or will family and friends that learn you are a juror on this case make it difficult? 103. At the time of this incident Ray Tensing was employed as a law enforcement officer with the University of Cincinnati Police Department. Do you have any affiliation with the University of Cincinnati? ‘YES NO_ 104, If your answer is “yes” please explain the nature of your affiliation ie., student, employee, donor, parent of student, alumnae 105, Do you believe that colleges and universities should be permitted to have police departments? Yes No 106. The University of Cincinnati settled a civil suit brought by the Dubose family over this incident. Are you familiar with this settlement? YES_____|—-NO. 107. Does the fact that the University of Cincinnati settled the civil suit brought by the Dubose family cause you to form an opinion of the guilt or innocence of Ray Tensing? YES NO_ 108, Do you agree that the civil suit is a separate matter and can have no bearing on your verdict on this case? YES, NO. 109, If you are familiar with the civil settlement, what are your feelings about the settlement? 110, What are your feelings about police officers in general? 111, Do you have any feelings specifically about University of Cincinnati law enforcement officers? YES NO. If your answer is “yes” describe those feelings: 12 112, Do you socialize with any police officers ? If 30, please explain 113, There has been a lot of discussion about the number of unarmed African Americans shot by police officers. Do you feel there are problems in this area, and what do you think are the causes of the problems? 114, Do you believe that law enforcement officers target African Americans and other minorities forarrests and ticketing? Yes__—=ss No 115, Do you believe that the criminal justice system in America is fair? Yes No 116, Do you believe that a defendant in a criminal case should testify or produce some evidence to prove that he or she is not guilty? Yes____—-No If yes, please explain why: 117. Do you know or are you acquainted with any persons in the following positions (if'so, please check the appropriate boxes): a The Judge a The Bailiff a The Clerk of Courts Other Employees in the Courthouse oo The County Prosecutor or an employee in that Office ° Law Enforcement Officers working in this County a The Defense Attorneys or someone employed by them 118, Do you have a family member of close friend who works in the Legal System (e.g., lawyers, police officers, probation officers, federal agents, prison or jail guards or other institutional employees)? Yes No If yes, what are their names and please describe how you know them: 13 119. 120. 121. 122. 123 124, 125. 126. ‘What are your opinions, if any, about prosecuting attorneys in general? What are your opinions, if any, about criminal defense attorneys in general? When you were growing up, what was the racial and ethnie make-up of your neighborhood? Is there any racial or ethnic group that you do not fee! comfortable being around? Yes No Ifyes, please explain: Do you feel that being raised or living in a high crime area or neighborhood is a problem: Avery serious problem A somewhat serious problem ___ Not too serious Notatall serious Notaproblem__ Have you ever had a negative or frightening experience with a person of another race? Yes No If yes, please explain the circumstances: Have you ever been exposed to persons who exhibited racial, sexual, religious and/or ethnic prejudice? Yes No tyes, please describe the experience: “Some races and/or ethnic groups tend to be more violent than others.” Strongly agree Agree 4 127. 128. 129, 130. 131. 132 133. 134. Strongly disagree _ Disagree _ No opinion __ If you wish to do so, please explain your answer : ‘Are you a member of any group or organization which is concerned with racial or ethnic sues? Yes No If yes, please identify the group: Are you a member of any private club, civic, professional or fraternal limits its membership on the basis of race, ethnic origin, gender or rel Yes No If yes, please identify the group(s) or organization(s): Do you feel that people are overly sensitive about racial and ethnic jokes? Yes No Do you identify with any religious or spiritual group, denomination, or set of teachings? Yes No If yes, please provide the following information: How active are you? Have you ever held a position of responsibility in your religious community? Do you have an opinion, whether based on religion or otherwise, about whether or not there are ever any circumstances where one human being is justified in taking the life of another human being? YES NO. Please explain your answer: Are you active in politics? Yes No 15 135, 136, 137. 138, 139. 140, Ifyes, please explain; Generally speaking, do you consider yourself to be (check one): Very Conservative Liberal Conservative Very Liberal Moderate Other Have you ever consulted with an expert other than a medical doctor? Yes No If yes, please specify the type of expert and the purpose for which she or he was consulted: Are you familiar with psychological testing? Yes No_ Ifyes, how do you feel about the validity of these tests? Have you ever studied psychiatry, psychology, or any related subjects? Yes No If yes, please explain: Have you, or any member of your family, or close friend ever consulted a psychiatrist or psychologist for professional services? Yes No If yes, how did this consultation affect your opinion about the value of psychiatry or psychology? Please explain: Ifnot answered elsewhere, have you, or any member of your family, or a close friend ever received treatment for drug or alcohol use? Yes No 16 141. 142. 143. 144, 145. 146. 147. 148, ‘There is a wide range of opinions about psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors and therapists, Generally, how do you regard these professions? Do you know anyone who has a mental health problem? Yes No Ifs0, without violating your sense of the right to privacy, please briefly describe the situation: Do you think people are born with mental health problems or do they develop after birth or both? Bor with After birth, Both Do you have any specialized training or course work in medicine, science or biology? Yes No If yes, please describe: ‘What are your views regarding illegal drugs: Please describe your feelings or views about people who deal illegal drugs: Have you ever taken any courses in statistics? Yes No If s0, please state when and where: Are you or have you been a member of Neighborhood Watch? Yes No If yes, what was the nature of your involvement? 7 149, 150, 151. 152. 153. 154, 155, 156. Do you have: (please check) Security bars Alarms Guard dog Weapons for self-protection Have you or anyone close to you ever had a negative experience with a person who was high on drugs or drunk? Yess No____ Ifyes, please describe: Do you belong to any group or organization which is concemed with drug or alcohol abuse? Yes No Ifyes, please describe: Do you belong to any group or organization which is concerned with crime prevention or victims’ rights? Yes No If yes, please describe: Have you ever been a victim of acrime? Yes No If yes, how many times? What type of crime(s)? Did you or anyone else report it to the police? Yes, No If no, why not? Were you interviewed by police? Yes No Was the suspect caught? Yes No 18 157. Do you feel the job the police did on it was Satisfactory Why? Unsatisfactory _ Why? 158. Did you testify in court? Yes No 159. How has that experience affected your impressions about the criminal justice system? 160, Do you believe that increased patrols by law enforcement officers in higher crime areas is a legitimate use of law enforcement resources? Yes No, 161. Are you concerned that an acquittal in this case could lead to civil unrest and/or riots? Yes No 162. Are you concerned about your personal safety, reputation or standing in your community among family, friends and associates should you be asked to serve on the jury in this case? Yes No If your answer is yes, please explain any concerns you may have, 163. Other than answers you may have already given, have you had a good or positive experience with any police officers? Yes No Please explain and indicate the police agency involved: _ 164, Other than answers you may have already given, have you had a bad or negative experience with any police officers? Yes No Please explain and indicate the police ageney involved: 19 165. 166. 167, 168. 169. 170. 171 172, 173. 174, In the past several years there has been much public discussion concerning the issue of crime in our society. Please describe your personal feelings about this issue, ‘What are your thoughts about whether the police carefully and completely investigate crimes?, Do you think that crime is: Going up Going down Remaining the same Do you feel that people convicted of crimes are treated: Too leniently Too harshly Justly ‘What do you believe ate the major causes of crime? Have you, or a member(s) of your family, or someone close to you ever been accused of or charged with a criminal offense? Yes No Iyes, how was this person related to you? — Were you (they) convicted? Yes No How has that experience affected your impressions about the criminal justice system? Have you ever visited or been inside a prisonfjail? Yes No If yes, please explain the circumstances and describe how it made you feel: 20 175. 176. 17. 178. 179. 180. 181. Have you ever spoken with someone who works at a prison/jail or an inmate in a prison/jail about their experiences? Yes No If yes, please explain the circumstances: Do you currently, or have you during the past five (5) years, done any volunteer work? Yes No Ifso, for what organization(s): Are there any charities or political organizations to which you make donations? Yes No If “yes,” please explain: What type of books do you prefer? (Example: non-fiction, historical, romance, espionage, mystery) — Do you read a newspaper on a regular basis? Yes No Ifyes, which newspaper(s): Do you read any magazines or periodicals on a regular basis? Yes No If yes, which ones? Which television shows do you watch on a regular basis? 2 182. 183. 184, 185, 186. 187, 188. Do you ever watch television programs that show real life police acti “48 hours,” or “Unsolved Mysteries”? Yes No ies such as “Cops,” Ifyes, Very often Occasionally Almost never ‘When you have the time, what are your leisure time interests, hobbies, and activities? ‘What, if any, groups or organizations do you belong to now or have you belonged to for a significant period of time in the past? A. Now: B, Previously: Have you served as an officer in any one of these groups? Yes No If yes, which group(s): In what sorts of situations would you consider yourself to be ~ A Leader: A Follower: Is there any reason why, if you were the defendant, you would not want someone in your state of mind on the jury? "Yes No Apart from what you may have read or heard, do you have any personal knowledge of this, case or the charges that have been referred to? Yes No Ifthe answer is yes to the above, please state what your personal knowledge consists of: 22 189, 190, 191. 192. 193. Do you know any of the other prospective Jurors in this case? Yes No If yes, please explain: If selected to serve as a juror on this case, the Court would order you not to read, listen to or watch any accounts of this case reported by television, radio or other news media, Will you have any difficulty following this order? Yes No Do not know Ifyou are selected as a juror in this case, the Court would order you not to discuss this ease with anyone unless and until permitted to do so by the Court. Will you have any difficulty in following this order? Yes No Do not know Asa result of answering this Juror Questionnaire, have you started to form any opinions about this case? Yes No I yes, please explain: Is there anything going on in your life either at home or at work that might make it difficult for you or distract you if you were seated as a juror in this case? Yes No If “Yes”, please explain: 23 194, Is there any matter not covered by this questionnaire that you think the attorneys or Court might want to know about when considering you as a juror in this case? _ 1 DO HEREBY SOLEMNLY SWEAR OR AFFIRM THAT THE ANSWERS TO THE FOREGOING QUESTIONS ARE TRUE AND CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF. Date: Signature: EXTRA SHEET FOR COMPLETING ANSWERS IF NECESSARY PLEASE INDICATE THE QUESTION NUMBER BY YOUR ANSWERS 25

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