The New Kid: A cop is shot at a Texas school

A cop is shot at a Texas school

Although he looked older than the other kids, he tried to fit in by wearing punk T shirts. There was something oddly out of place about George Moore, the new addition to the senior class at Midlothian High, 30 miles outside Dallas. Last week all of Midlothian (pop. 7,500) learned Moore's secret: he was really George Raffield Jr., 21, a rookie officer working undercover for the local police department to ferret out drug use among the 765 students. On Oct. 24 his body was discovered in a clump of cedar trees near town, a .38-cal. bullet hole in the head. "His...

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