Former Tulsa Police officer Betty Shelby sworn in as Rogers County reserve deputy

Posted at 7:56 AM, Aug 10, 2017
and last updated 2020-09-15 13:13:16-04

TULSA -- Former Tulsa Police officer Betty Shelby was sworn in as a reserve deputy with the Rogers County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning.

Rogers County Sheriff Scott Walton spoke before the swearing in. Walton said the office wanted to hold the press conference to let the public know they are proud to have Shelby as a reserve deputy.

Following the swearing in, Shelby gave a brief statement saying she is happy to be a deputy and looks forward to fulfilling the mission of the Sheriff's Office.

Shelby was acquitted of man slaughter in the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher. Shelby resigned her post at the Tulsa Police Department in July.

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