Quote of the Day 4/14/2015

“We do not believe it is reasonable for a 73-year-old insurance executive to be involved in a dangerous undercover sting operation. We do not believe it is reasonable for Bob Bates to be carrying a gun that was not issued by the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office. We do not believe it is reasonable — or responsible — for Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office to accept gifts from a wealthy citizen who wants to be a ‘pay to play’ cop.”

-Statement from the family of Eric Harris, who was killed when a Tulsa Sheriff’s Office donor serving as a ‘reserve deputy’ shot him in the back after pulling a gun instead of a Taser (Source)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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