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WA County Offers Publicly Funded Representation for Families of Suspects Killed by Police

February 5, 2018
King County law enforcement involved in shootings are provided legal counsel during inquests, the fact-finding hearings held after police shootings that create a record of what transpired during the incident. Yet, the county doesn’t provide counsel for the families of those killed. “Whether or not the family of the decedent is able to [hire a lawyer] is really problematic,” said Kohl-Welles. “Many of the families of individuals who are killed by a police officer don’t have a lot of money.”

Using Night Vision, WA Deputy Foils Possible Ambush, Suspect Shot

August 31, 2017
One deputy was wearing night-vision goggles and spotted a man with a rifle approaching them stealthily in the predawn darkness outside the home.

Handcuffed Man Steals Washington Deputy's Patrol Car

July 26, 2015
The man who police say stole a King County Sheriff's patrol car while handcuffed was finally taken into custody a second time Saturday afternoon after a search that lasted for several hours.

Video: Seattle Police Release Footage of Fatal Transit Station Shooting

July 10, 2014
The video of the June 30 incident shows (starting at about the 3:40 mark) Giron struggling with a deputy and a fare-enforcement officer for several seconds.

Seattle Police Release Footage of Fatal Transit Station Shooting

July 10, 2014
The video of the June 30 incident shows (starting at about the 3:40 mark) Giron struggling with a Kings County sheriff's deputy and a fare enforcement officer. Read Full Story Here.

Wash. Dep. Passed Out in Patrol Car, Arrested

January 2, 2014
The sheriff's office reports the 46-year-old deputy and 15-year veteran of the department was reported "passed out at the wheel" of his patrol car by a passerby, who also stated they were unable to wake him.

Green River Killer Case Discussed at NLEOMF Event

March 13, 2013
The National Law Enforcement Museum is hosting a panel discussion covering the investigation that led to the conviction of Gary Ridgway, also known as the Green River Killer.

Wash. Deputy Shoots at Man Pointing Toy Gun

November 16, 2012
A King County sheriff's deputy fired at but missed hitting a developmentally disabled man who had brandished a toy gun at passing motorists Thursday morning near Cottage Lake.

Washington Sheriff Hopes Deputies Will Vote on Wage Concessions

November 18, 2010
King County Sheriff Sue Rahr said Thursday she hopes the deputies' guild will vote on whether to give up pay raises next year to avoid laying off cops who patrol unincorporated areas.

Prominent Seattle Attorney Called Deputy A 'Nazi' During DUI Arrest

September 4, 2010
Anne Bremner called the deputy a Nazi and the "creepiest officer" she'd ever met. She also threatened "I will sue your ass" and "it'll be bad for you guys," according to the report.

79 Washington Deputies To Receive Pink Slips

May 26, 2010
The King County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office has announced it will lay off 69 commissioned and 10 non-commissioned deputies, after the county council failed to approve a property tax initiative for an August vote.
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