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Deputy acquitted in man's death says class is about coping


August 30, 2018

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white Oklahoma law officer who was acquitted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man says a "critical incident" class that she's been criticized for teaching isn't just about officer-involved shootings.

Betty Shelby, a Rogers County sheriff's deputy, told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Wednesday that the class touches on any critical incident an officer might face, including seeing a dead child.

Shelby resigned from the Tulsa Police Department after her acquittal last year on a manslaughter charge in the 2016 shooting of Terence Crutcher, who had his hands up...

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