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WA Police to Add Suppressors to Rifles to Prevent Hearing Damage

October 13, 2017
Rifles carried by Spokane, WA, police on patrol will soon be equipped with suppressors, a move the department says will protect officers and civilians from hearing damage.

WA Fire Department to Issue Point Blank Armor

October 6, 2017
East Pierce (WA) Fire and Rescue Chief Bud Backer says the Las Vegas mass shooting reinforces the safety precautions he started making months ago. He received approval to purchase 32 sets of ballistic vests and helmets. It is a $75,000 expense, and the vests will have to be replaced every five years. The goal is to be able to reach patients quickly and keep firefighters safe during dangerous calls. More Here.

Video: WA Fire Department to Issue Point Blank Armor

October 6, 2017
East Pierce (WA) Fire and Rescue Chief Bud Backer says the Las Vegas mass shooting reinforces the safety precautions he started making months ago. He received approval to purchase 32 sets of ballistic vests and helmets. It is a $75,000 expense, and the vests will have to be replaced every five years. The goal is to be able to reach patients quickly and keep firefighters safe during dangerous calls.

Court Rules Against Seattle Officers in Use-of-Force Policy Lawsuit

September 19, 2017
A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday unanimously voted to uphold the Seattle Police Department's policy that regulates the use of force by officers, dismissing the argument that it infringed on the cops' Second Amendment rights.

Attempted Sheriff's Car Thief Nabbed Twice by Same WA K-9

September 18, 2017
A would-be car thief who allegedly tried to steal a Thurston County (WA) Sheriff's Office patrol car was stopped by a sheriff's K-9 that was still in the car Saturday.

WA Sheriff Slams Media for Making School Shooters Famous

September 15, 2017
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich held a press conference Thursday afternoon to update people on the investigation into the fatal shooting at Freeman High School in Rockford, WA, and spoke briefly about how he believes the media are partially to blame for school shootings.

4 Injured, 1 Dead in Washington School Shooting

September 13, 2017
One student was killed and up to four other people were injured in a shooting Wednesday morning at Freeman High School in Rockford, WA, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said.

WA Officer Dragged by Suspect's Car in Arrest Scuffle

September 12, 2017
A Marysville, WA, police officer was injured early Monday when a man fought him as he resisted arrest and then dragged the officer with his car as he tried to escape, according to police.

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.

2 Seattle Officers Sue Socialist Councilmember for Comments Over Fatal OIS

August 23, 2017
Two Seattle police officers Scott Miller and Michael Spaulding are suing city councilmember Kshama Sawant as an individual for damaging their reputations with comments about a fatal officer-involved shooting.

3 Washington Officers Sickened by Drug Fumes During Warrant Arrest, Fentanyl Suspected

August 17, 2017
Three Arlington, WA, police officers were taken to an area hospital Monday after a reaction to second-hand heroin smoke exposure. Authorities suspect fentanyl was involved.

AZ Officer Killed in WA Motorcycle Accident

August 16, 2017
A Mesa (AZ) Police Department officer was killed in a motorcycle accident in Washington state on Monday while off duty.

WA Deputy Jumps in Patrol Car Trunk to Avoid Deadly Vehicle Strike During Pursuit

August 7, 2017
Video footage shows Deputy Sky Ortiz laying down spike strips on the freeway. The suspect's white pick-up races onto the screen, swerves around the deputy's vehicle and nearly collides with him. Deputy Ortiz jumped into the car's open trunk to escape being hit by the pick-up. More Here.

WA Officer’s Face Slashed with Steak Knife

August 2, 2017
A Washougal, WA, woman faces an assault allegation after she reportedly slashed a Vancouver police officer in the face with a steak knife Monday night.

Suspect Named Fellony Faces Multiple Felonies

July 24, 2017
Hudson, a 22-year-old man from Salem, OR, is accused of felony kidnapping, felony eluding, felony possession of a stolen vehicle and nearly a handful of misdemeanors after being pursued by police across state lines.

WA Jury Awards $15 Million to Family of Man Killed in SWAT Incident

July 17, 2017
A federal court jury in Seattle has awarded nearly $15 million to the family and 9-year-old son of a man who a SWAT sniper shot and killed in Fife, WA, finding police had no reason to use deadly force.

Washington Officer Dies of "Medical Complications"

May 26, 2017
The Walla Walla (WA) Police Department has announced the death of Officer Nicholas “Nick” Henzel due to "medical complications."

Washington Deputy Commits Suicide While Working Out-of-Town Case

May 15, 2017
A Pierce County, WA, sheriff's deputy took his life Friday while investigating a case in Yakima, according to Yakima County coroner Jack Hawkins.

Seattle Officers Now Must Refer to "Suspects" as "Community Members"

May 11, 2017
Sources point to the suspect who shot three officers last month after a downtown Seattle armed robbery. When officers involved in that incident were writing their use of force reports they were required to refer to the shooter, Damarius Butts, as a “community member,” not a suspect, police sources said.

Video: Seattle Officers Now Must Refer to "Suspects" as "Community Members"

May 11, 2017
Sources point to the suspect who shot three officers last month after a downtown Seattle armed robbery. When officers involved in that incident were writing their use of force reports they were required to refer to the shooter, Damarius Butts, as a “community member,” not a suspect, police sources said.
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