But despite this evidence, jurors often can’t convict officers for lethal use of force. Most recently, a jury wasn’t able to convict Betty Shelby, the police officer in Tulsa, Oklahoma, who fatally shot Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black motorist.
The father of four was seen in police video with his hands raised, but on May 17 a jury found Shelby not guilty of first-degree manslaughter. Read more. (6/3/17, 11:10 AM)