TULSA, Okla. - Quick facts:
- Police said they received threatening emails and phone calls after the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher.
- Officer Betty Shelby faces a manslaughter charge in relation to the killing.
Tulsa police released emails Monday to show the amount of threatening emails they say they received after the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher.
The emails, calls and letters included sayings like “target cops now,” “TPD Boom” and racially motivated messages.
Officer Betty Shelby also reportedly received threatening emails to kill herself.
Shelby is accused of shooting and killing Crutcher in September. She faces a manslaughter charge in the case.
The department also issued her a weapon after they took the one that killed Crutcher. The Gilcrease Division said they also started receiving threats.
The department said they started receiving hate mail the following day after the Crutcher killing.
After the shooting, the department also received emails alerting officers to make sure their body cameras and microphones were working properly.
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