- Issac Bailey: The fears of a Tulsa cop who killed unarmed black man may well trump concern over man's death at trial
- The officer and her supporters apparently believe we must protect cops from consequences of their actions, Bailey writes
Issac Bailey has been a journalist in South Carolina for two decades and was most recently the primary columnist for The Sun News in Myrtle Beach. He was a 2014 Harvard University Nieman fellow. Follow him on Twitter: @ijbailey. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)When Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby said that she'd rather be judged by 12 than carried by six, she was simply being rational -- because she knows her badge and uniform make her nearly immune to conviction if she is charged with committing a crime, like manslaughter, while on duty.