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File photo of a Seattle police officer. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Former Seattle Police Official Named To County Job

Jim Pugel, the former interim chief of the Seattle Police Department, has been named the second-in-command at the King County Sheriff’s Office.

08/19/2014

Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.  (credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle’s Chief Attorney: Fight Tickets Written By Officer On Anti-Marijuana ‘Vendetta’

Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.

08/11/2014

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Seattle Police Officer Kills Man Who Said He Had A Gun

Police say the victim warned officers he had a pistol and was holding a realistic-looking pellet gun.

07/02/2014

Police are investigating the incident, in which both the officer and the woman in custody suffered injuries. (Getty Images)

Seattle Cop Relieved Of Duty After Allegedly Using Force Against Handcuffed Prisoner

Police are investigating the incident, in which both the officer and the woman in custody suffered injuries.

06/26/2014

Kathleen O’Toole (Photo credit: Seattle Police Department)

Seattle Council OKs City’s 1st Female Police Chief

The City Council on Monday approved hiring Kathleen O’Toole as Seattle’s new police chief. The one-time Boston police commissioner and former inspector general for Ireland’s national police force will be Seattle’s first female chief.

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

File photo of small drone (Pierre Andrieu/AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle Woman Sees Drone Peeping Into Her Apartment Window

Seattle Police are investigating a report of a drone peeping into a woman’s apartment window.

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Court Rules Police Dashcams Do Not Receive Blanket Exemptions

Police dashboard cameras can’t be withheld from public disclosure unless they relate to pending litigation, a divided state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2014

Seattle Police officers secure the crime scene after a shooting at Seattle Pacific University on June 5, 2014 in Seattle, Wash. (credit: Mat Hayward/Getty Images)

Security Officers At University Where Deadly Shooting Took Place Do Not Carry Firearms

When a lone gunman armed with a shotgun at a small Seattle university stopped firing at students to reload, another student pepper-sprayed him and subdued him with the help of others and prevented more deaths, police said.

CBS Seattle–06/06/2014

Seattle Police (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Federal Suit: Seattle Police Say ‘Use-Of-Force’ Policies Are Unconstitutional

Seattle police are suing the city and U.S. Justice Department to challenge new “use of force” restrictions that they say are “unconstitutional” and endanger their lives.

CBS Seattle–05/28/2014

File photo of May Day in NY (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Troubling Signs Early On May Day

Seattle police say there’s been more anti-authoritarian rhetoric leading up to this year’s May Day events

05/01/2014

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