A jury acquitted Bruce Bonham and Nick DeBruin
on conspiracy, planting drugs and stealing money from an FBI undercover sting last year; but both were fired after the police department's internal review of these employees' conduct in the context of departmental policies and professional standards.
Friday's firings of acquitted Tulsa Police officers Nick DeBruin and Bruce Bonham didn't come as a surprise to DeBruin's attorney, Shannon McMurray.
has been doing a lot of reading, researching, and working on his own case for the administrative process," McMurray said.
Now that the administrative process has ended, DeBruin
, has decided to fight the outcome and stay in Tulsa.
stays here because he's
proud to be a resident of Tulsa County, he's
proud for the job that he's
provided as a police officer."
McMurray says DeBruin
still wants to do that job and serve this community.
Officer Nick DeBruin was fired for violating the following policy violations: