Tulsa Officer Acquitted in Shooting of Unarmed Man With Hands Raised Is Resigning From Police Force

Tulsa Officer Acquitted in Shooting of Unarmed Man With Hands Raised Is Resigning From Police Force

An Oklahoma police officer who was acquitted in last year’s shooting death of an unarmed black man who had his hands in the air will resign from the Tulsa Police Department, she announced Friday. Officer Betty Shelby was acquitted in May of manslaughter in the death of Terence Crutcher. His family then filed a lawsuit against her and the city last month, alleging in part that she shot him unnecessarily.

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