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Tulsa wrongful termination suit ends in settlement

by: Preston Jones Updated:


TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts

  • Former Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office Captain Bill McKelvy sued for wrongful termination
  • McKelvey was demoted from captain after an internal job review; he resigned shortly afterward
  • McKelvey stepped down shortly after the Eric Harris shooting
  • The county will pay McKelvey $137,500 over claims of wrongful termination, without the county admitting any liability.
  • Commissioners wouldn't specify where they came up with the settlement amount.

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