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Scott Kendrick observes two Canadian County deputies during defensive tactic training at CLEET headquarters in Ada, Oklahoma. (Kate Carlton Greer/KGOU)
Scott Kendrick observes two Canadian County deputies during defensive tactic training at CLEET headquarters in Ada, Oklahoma. (Kate Carlton Greer/KGOU)
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There are roughly 4,000 people who serve as reserve police officers and sheriff's deputies across the state of Oklahoma. Many hold full-time civilian day jobs and volunteer for agencies in their free time.

The role of these volunteers has come under increased scrutiny after a Tulsa County reserve deputy killed a restrained man last month. KGOU’s Kate Carlton Greer reports.

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This segment aired on May 21, 2015.

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