betty shelby

On September 16, 2016, Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old African-American man, was fatally shot by female police officer Betty Shelby in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was unarmed during the encounter, in which he was standing near his vehicle in the middle of a street. The shooting led to protests in Tulsa. On September 22, the Tulsa County District Attorney charged Shelby with first-degree manslaughter and later the shooting was labeled a homicide. On May 17, 2017, a jury found Betty Shelby not guilty of first-degree manslaughter. Wikipedia
Washington Post Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:38

White ex-Tulsa police officer convicted of fatally shooting daughter’s black boyfriend
A jury recommended Kepler serve 15 years in prison.
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USA TODAY Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:19

Oklahoma City man shot and killed by police was deaf
Witnesses were yelling "he can't hear you" before the officers fired, but they didn't hear them.
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The Denver Post Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:59

Witnesses yell “he can’t hear you” as cop shoots deaf man
“In those situations, very volatile situations, you have a weapon out, you can get what they call tunnel vision, or you can really lock in to just the person that has the weapon that’d be the threat against you,” the police captain said.
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Washington Post Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:40

Neighbors yell ‘he can’t hear you’ before Oklahoma City officer fatally shoots deaf man
With about 15 feet of distance between them, both officers discharged their weapons — one a gun, the other a taser.
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Chicago Tribune Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:35

Police officer fatally shoots deaf man holding pipe in Oklahoma City
The officers didn't hear witnesses yelling that the man coming at them with a metal pipe couldn't hear them.
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The Boston Globe Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:40

Oklahoma City man killed by police was deaf - The Boston Globe
Oklahoma City police who fired on a man holding a metal pipe didn’t hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, a department official said.
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New York Daily News Fri, 08/11/2017 - 11:29
New York Daily News Wed, 07/19/2017 - 00:32

Ohio cop Ray Tensing, who shot and killed Sam DuBose, will not be tried a third time
Two juries failed to reach a decision on whether he committed murder.
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New York Daily News Fri, 07/14/2017 - 18:52

Betty Shelby, cop who fatally shot Terence Crutcher, resigns from Tulsa police
“Since being reinstated, I have found that sitting behind a desk, isolated from all of my fellow officers and the citizens of Tulsa, is just not for me,” she said.
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Los Angeles Times Mon, 07/03/2017 - 13:20

Horrific videos aren't solving police shootings, but better training might
Despite damning videos, officers are rarely held accountable for what looks like criminal use of lethal force.via Los Angeles Times Opinion
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