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Video: Seattle City Attorney Backs Cop In Rough Arrest

October 20, 2011
The Seattle City Attorney's office has asked a federal appeals court to review a rough arrest captured on a patrol car's dash-cam that depicts an officer slamming a subject's head onto a cruiser's hood.

Ninth Circuit: Stun Gun Use Excessive In 2 Cases

October 20, 2011
The use of stun guns against two resistive subjects in Seattle and Maui was excessive, a federal appeals court ruled earlier this week. An 11-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued the rulings in the two cases from 2006 and 2004.

Seattle Cop Slams Man Onto Hood

October 20, 2011

Seattle Police Officer Kevin Oshikawa-Clay's dash-cam captured his arrest of businessman Jon Kita in 2008. Seattle's city attorney is backing the officer in the case, which is heading to the 9th Circuit Court.

Surviving Vehicle Ambushes

October 17, 2011

The vehicle, the patrol car, the "shop," is obviously what distinguishes the vehicle ambush from other types of attacks. It also gives you instant mobility to get out of the kill zone. In keeping with the suggested tactics for lethal force encounters the vehicle helps you move and create distance.

Shots Fired: Seattle, Washington 11/30/2009

August 19, 2011

On Saturday Nov. 29, 2009, Seattle patrol officer Benjamin Kelly learned about the murders of four Lakewood, Wash., officers. From the time he got up, Kelly kept tabs on the investigation's progress and by nightfall had learned that one Maurice Clemmons was the prime suspect.

The Big Payout

August 12, 2011

Our legal system is terribly stacked against law enforcement officers and for plaintiff's attorneys. The U.S. code itself specifies how attorney fees will be set in civil rights cases against cops. That's why so many cases are filed against you and the agencies and government entities that employ you. Lawmakers—mostly lawyers themselves—set up paydays for their colleagues.

$1 Jury Award Against Officer Could Cost Seattle $700K

July 1, 2011
The lawyers for Andrew Rutherford have asked U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman to approve attorneys' fees and costs totaling more than $419,000, according to declarations they filed.

Seattle Officer Left Rifle on Cruiser Trunk

June 29, 2011
A Seattle Police officer will face an internal investigation for leaving a semi-automatic patrol rifle on the lid of his cruiser's trunk in plain view while downtown.

Face to Face with the Lakewood Cop Killer

June 22, 2011

Officer Ben Kelly of the Seattle Police Department was picked as NLEOMF's Officer of the Month (March 2010) for finding and engaging the man who murdered four Lakewood (Wash.) PD officers at a coffee shop. POLICE Editor David Griffith sat down with him during National Police Week in May.

Seattle Officer Suspended for 'Gutter' Language

May 25, 2011
Seattle Police Chief John Diaz suspended three patrol officers for using "gutter language" during a traffic stop with two suspected gang members. The chief handed out 20 days without pay to two officers and 15 days without pay to the third.

Seattle Officer Charged with Assault In Convenience Store Arrest

April 14, 2011
Seattle Police Officer James Lee has been charged with fourth-degree assault for allegedly kicking a teenage suspect inside a convenience store in October.

Feds Open Probe Into Seattle Police Department

April 1, 2011
The DOJ announced Thursday it would open a "pattern or practice" investigation into allegations of excessive force and discriminatory policing by Seattle Police officers.

Seattle Police Vehicles, Substation Vandalized During Protest

February 19, 2011
The crowd chanted, "No justice, no peace! No racist police!" and marched for three hours. Protesters threw water bottles at a police barricade and vandalized police vehicles. Officers used pepper spray on the crowd.

Seattle Officer Birk Resigns, Internal Probe Continues

February 18, 2011
Seattle Police Officer Ian Birk, who was cleared by his agency and the King County prosecutor in the shooting of a partially deaf woodcarver, has resigned from the force.

Seattle Cop Who Fatally Shot Woodcarver Won't Face Charges

February 16, 2011
In announcing the decision Wednesday morning, King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said he was troubled by some of Birk's actions, such as the officer's quick decision to fire. Satterberg also said he saw no malicious intent by the officer.

Kicked Seattle Teen Demands $450,000, Agency Apology

February 15, 2011
The 17-year-old seen being kicked in the groin, torso and head by a Seattle Police officer has filed a $450,000 claim against the city for pain, suffering and emotional trauma.

Seattle Chief Calls Cop's Column 'Stupid'

January 28, 2011
Seattle Police Chief John Diaz criticized one of his officers for a column that appeared in the police union's newspaper, saying writing it was "a stupid thing to do."

Seattle Detective Says Officer Followed Training In Woodcarver Shooting

January 11, 2011
Seattle PD's Det. Jeffery Mudd also testified that he would have dropped a knife if ordered to do so at gunpoint by a police officer - a reference to Williams' behavior just before he was shot.

Inquest Begins for Seattle Woodcarver Shooting

January 10, 2011
An inquest Monday will determine whether the King County (Wash.) prosecutor will file charges against former Seattle Police officer Ian Birk.

Video: Seattle PD Releases Dash-Cam Footage of Homeless Carver Shooting

December 20, 2010
The Seattle Police Department released a 17-minute segment of video footage from the dash-mounted cruiser camera of former Officer Ian Birk, who turned in his badge and gun after the shooting.
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