The Latest: Acquitted Tulsa cop receiving back pay
May 24, 2017
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a white Tulsa police officer who was acquitted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man (all times local):
A white Oklahoma police officer acquitted of manslaughter after fatally shooting an unarmed black man will receive back pay after being on leave since September.
Tulsa spokeswoman Michelle Brooks said Tuesday that officer Betty Jo Shelby will be getting more than $35,000, minus taxes and other deductions. Shelby's attorney says the payment is being processed.
Shelby had been on unpaid leave since Sept. 22, when she was...