Tulsa Sheriff’s Office

The lawyer for an Oklahoma reserve deputy, who fatally shot a man he meant to halt with a Taser, released documents on Saturday that verify some of his training, according to CNN. Robert Bates, 73, a businessman in Tulsa, Okla., had one Taser training class over a six-and-a-half-year period, took three firearms training classes, and […]

A day after a critical report raised questions about the training of a Tulsa reserve deputy, he denied Friday that his records were forged and apologized to the family of the man he killed when he “mistakenly” fired his gun instead of his Taser, according to NBC Today. Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Deputy Robert […]

A damning report accuses the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office of falsifying training records for the 73-year-old reserve deputy charged with manslaughter in a fatal incident in which he mistook his gun for a Taser, according to the Washington Post. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, supervisors in the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office were ordered to […]