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Oklahoma deputy who mistook gun for Taser not properly trained, report says
Oklahoma deputy who mistook gun for Taser not properly trained, report says

Two high-ranking members of the Tulsa County Sheriff's Department created a culture of intimidation that allowed the wealthy reserve deputy involved in a controversial police shooting earlier this month to advance through the ranks without proper training, according to an internal report made public Friday. The nearly 300-page document, released Friday by the attorneys of the man shot and killed by Reserve Deputy Robert Bates, contains interviews with several sheriff's officers who said they were repeatedly threatened by Sheriff's Department Chief Tim Albin and Capt. Tom Huckeby for criticizing Bates. "Policy has been violated, and continues to be...

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