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Jaywalker Punched By Seattle Officer Pleads Guilty to Assault

October 6, 2010
Angel Rosenthal, who was 17 at the time of the incident, entered a guilty plea to a fourth-degree assault misdemeanor in King County Juvenile Court. She received a year probation and must complete 80 hours of community service.

New Seattle Chief Will Revamp Response Proceedures

September 16, 2010
The department will expand officers using TASER devices, equip 40 officers with on-body video, provide additional crisis-response training and look for ways to get officers out of cruisers.

Handcuffed Robbery Suspect Took Cruiser On Two-Mile Joy Ride

September 9, 2010
Officers investigating a burglary at Wing Luke Elementary at 2 a.m. today found and arrested the unnamed suspect, who was able to maneuver his handcuffed wrists in front of him and crawl into the front seat of the patrol car because the partition screen was lowered.

Prosecutor Seeks Death for Seattle's Halloween Cop Killer

September 2, 2010
Christopher Monfort is charged with aggravated murder for the fatal shooting of Officer Timothy Brenton and attempted first-degree murder for the wounding of Britt Sweeney on Oct. 31, 2009.

Seattle Officer's Fatal Shooting of Homeless Carver Questioned

September 1, 2010
At a news briefing on Tuesday, Chief John Diaz said he has "a lot more questions that answers" about the event. A day earlier, Officer Ian Birk fired four rounds at John T. Williams, a wood carver who had a folding knife with a 3-inch blade and a piece of wood in his hands.

Seattle Confirms John Diaz As Chief

August 10, 2010
Diaz took over the department, despite initial objections from African-American community leaders who had objected to his support for Officer Ian Walsh, who was captured on video punching a jaywalking teen.

Accused Seattle Cop Killer Demands Reporter's Notes from Jailhouse Interviews

July 20, 2010
Christopher Monfort, 41, stands accused in a series of attacks on Seattle police culminating in the slaying of Officer Tim Brenton in an Oct. 31 ambush. Brenton's partner, Officer Britt Sweeney, was wounded in the attack; Monfort was shot during his arrest days later at his Tukwila apartment.

Seattle Chooses Veteran, Interim Chief To Lead Force

June 24, 2010
Diaz has worked in gang and violent crime sections, narcotics, and the Internet crimes against children unit. Before becoming interim chief, Diaz was a deputy chief overseeing the operations bureau.

Punched Teen Apologizes To Seattle Officer

June 19, 2010
During a meeting with Walsh on Friday, Angel Rosenthal made the apology, which was accepted by Walsh.

Seattle Police Guild Says Videotaped Officer Did Nothing Wrong

June 16, 2010
Rich O'Neill, the union's president, said the officer "did nothing wrong" and "maybe waited a little too long to engage in force because I think he was trying to defuse the situation and calm people down and it was obvious from the audio anyway of the two individuals that they were not going to be calmed down. They were not going to comply in any way."

Video of Seattle Officer Punching Teen Posted On YouTube

June 15, 2010
The department announced today that it hasn't passed judgment on Officer Ian Walsh's actions until the investigation is complete. A video posted to YouTube Monday evening shows Walsh punching a 19-year-old girl who had grabbed him, as he was trying to arrest another teen at a South Seattle intersection.

Seattle Officer Punches Teen During Arrest

June 15, 2010

Seattle police are investigating an arrest in which Officer Ian Walsh is seen punching a 17-year-old girl in the face during the incident captured by a cell phone camera.

National Police Week: What They Left Behind

May 13, 2010

The names of almost 19,000 law enforcement men and women have been added to the curving, 304-foot marble walls of the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial. The officers and families who knew them arrived at the memorial during National Police Week to pay tribute by leaving roses, photos, wreaths, a SWAT helmet, a duty flashlight, and other personel items.

Seattle Police Officer Ben Kelly Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

April 8, 2010
"I told him, 'You caught the suspect responsible for the worst police massacre in Washington state history. You need to take a deep breath and soak that in,'" recalled Rich O'Neill, president of the Seattle Police Officers Guild.

Inquest Panel Rules In Favor of Seattle Officer

April 7, 2010
A six-person panel deliberating about Seattle police officer Benjamin Kelly's shooting of Lakewood cop killer Maurice Clemmons has returned a unanimous finding in favor of the officer on 18 of the 19 questions and neutral on the remaining one.

Seattle Officer Describes Shooting of Lakewood Police Killer Clemmons

April 6, 2010
Two days after he was struck by a bullet from one of four officers he shot in a coffee shop ambush, Maurice Clemmons was struck by four of seven bullets fired by Seattle police officer Benjamin Kelly, who described the shooting at an inquest today.

Washington State Reps Seek Ban on Semi-Auto Military-Style Rifles

December 17, 2009
The bill is backed by Seattle's police department, spokeswoman Renee Witt said. Also pushing it is Washington Ceasefire, a nonprofit that seeks to reduce gun violence. The group plans a news conference today to announce the proposal.

Lakewood Ambush: Not the First or Last

December 3, 2009
This isn't the first time this year that multiple officers from an agency have been killed in a single incident. While I certainly hope it's the last time, my gut feeling is it probably isn't.

Officer Who Shot Clemmons a Four-Year Veteran of Seattle PD

December 1, 2009
Benjamin L. Kelly, the patrol officer who killed Maurice Clemmons Tuesday, is a four-and-a-half year veteran of the Seattle Police Department who works third watch in the South Precinct.

Coffeehouse Ambush Suspect Clemmons Killed by Lone Seattle Officer

December 1, 2009
Maurice Clemmons, the suspect wanted in the slaying of four Lakewood police officers, was shot and killed by a Seattle police officer in South Seattle early this morning.
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