Tulsa Police Sergeant Sentenced For Outraging Public Decency

Monday, October 9th 2017, 12:07 pm
By: News On 6

A Tulsa police sergeant pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of outraging public decency after being charged with assault and battery on a police officer.

Sergeant Dedlorn Sanders was off-duty when he punched an on-duty officer during a call for service, according to Sergeant Shane Tuell. 

Two families with a common child had a disagreement as they prepared for the child's birthday party on June 30, 2017. Sanders was called to assist his daughter, the mother of the child, the affidavit states.

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The incident was captured on video by a police dash cam. Sanders got a 90-day deferred sentence on the reduced charge and will pay court courts and fines.