Betty Shelby killed Terence Crutcher in Sept. 2016.

A judge removed the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed Black motorist, from the record of former Tulsa, Oklahoma cop Betty Shelby Wednesday.


Betty Shelby, the former Tulsa police officer who shot and killed unarmed Terence Crutcher, was recently sworn in as a reserve deputy with the Rogers County Police Department, Oklahoma's News 9 reports.

Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer Betty Shelby is resigning from the Tulsa Police Department two months after she was acquitted of the shooting death of Terence Crutcher.

This is a blow to Tulsa's Black community, activists say.

Crutcher’s family and supporters felt that the defense and police union disparaged Crutcher’s name, and presented the press with reports about the officer's past.

The manslaughter trial for Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer Betty Shelby in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher got underway this week.

Officer Betty Shelby, 42, entered a not guilty plea to first-degree manslaughter charges in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, 40.

Scores of people gathered to say farewell at a memorial service for Terence Crutcher. Family and friends recalled him as a loving father with a passion for singing gospel music.

A full toxicology and autopsy report wasn't readily available at the time of reporting, according to KOCO.

The Tulsa County District Attorney's office said that Shelby acted "unreasonably by escalating the situation from a confrontation," and became "emotionally involved," according to an affidavit obtained by ABC News.