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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.

Lakewood Police Ambush Suspect Shot, Killed by Seattle Officer

December 1, 2009
Seattle Police shot and killed murder suspect Maurice Clemmons this morning, Pierce County Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer told The News Tribune. Pierce County Sheriffs had supplied Seattle and other police agencies information about possible acquaintances of Clemmons.

Lakewood Police Shooting Suspect Shot by Police in South Seattle Early This Morning

December 1, 2009
Suspect cop killer Maurice Clemmons was shot and wounded in South Seattle and has been taken to Harborview Medical Center, according to a law enforcement source.

Seattle SWAT Enters Home, Does Not Find Lakewood Suspect

November 30, 2009
A Seattle police SWAT team this morning swarmed a Leschi home surrounded overnight but did not find suspected cop killer Maurice Clemmons inside.

Rookie Cop Grazed In Seattle Shooting Ready For Duty

November 23, 2009
Rookie Seattle officer Britt Sweeney is ready to return to patrol duties after watching the fatal shooting of her partner during a Halloween ambush, the Seattle Times reports.
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