Report: Tulsa County to pay ex-deputy $138k to settle suit
June 25, 2017
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa County has agreed to pay nearly $138,000 to a former sheriff's deputy to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit that claimed he and others were ousted in fallout from the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in 2015.
County commissioners approved the settlement this week with former deputy Billy McKelvey, the Tulsa World reported (http://bit.ly/2sMZ0Dn ). It said the agreement boosts to $550,000 the total amount of public funds used to settle similar lawsuits and pay attorneys' fees.
McKelvey resigned after being demoted by then-Sheriff Stanley Glanz three month...