A district court judge has called out the Tulsa police officer who allegedly killed Terence Crutcher for doing an interview about the case on national TV. According to the New York Daily News, Judge Doug Drummond had some harsh words for officer Betty Jo Shelby, who is accused of shooting an unarmed Terence to death. […]
OKlahoma police officer Betty Shelby --- who fatally shot Terence Crutcher in September 2016 in Tulsa and was charged with manslaughter --- blamed him for his own death and said "race was not a factor" in a new "60 Minutes" interview.
The report does not change the "facts of this tragedy: Officer Betty Shelby shot and killed Terence Crutcher," the lawyer said in a statement.
Officer Betty Shelby, 42, entered a not guilty plea to first-degree manslaughter charges in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, 40.
https://twitter.com/theGrio/status/781502443628683265 There have been a lot of outrageous excuses for police officers shooting and killing unarmed black men in this country, but Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby‘s has to be the worst. After killing 40-year-old Terence Crutcher last week, Shelby’s attorney Scott Wood revealed that the officer had a temporary loss of hearing during the confrontation with […]
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The Tulsa County District Attorney's office said that Shelby acted "unreasonably by escalating the situation from a confrontation," and became "emotionally involved," according to an affidavit obtained by ABC News.
America’s police departments need to be overhauled to halt the unchecked power of officers to shoot and kill Blacks.
Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby has been charged with first degree felony manslaughter according to Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler. Officer Shelby fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on a Tulsa Highway. District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler told reporters “We reviewed the facts of the allegations, it is our responsibility to determine if the filing of […]