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Police Officer Who Killed Terence Crutcher Is Acquitted

[Content Note: Racism; police brutality; death.]Last September, Tulsa, Oklahoma Police Officer Betty Shelby shot and killed Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old Black man, whose vehicle had stalled. Crutcher was unarmed.The immediate police account was that Crutcher had refused to comply with an order to raise his hands. As per usual, dashcam footage soon contradicted that account.
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