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Demilitarizing The Cops: States Retool Police Training

A campaign is underway in Seattle and elsewhere around the U.S. to “demilitarize” the police and produce officers who think of themselves as guardians of their communities, not members of an occupying force.

CBS Seattle–05/22/2015

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Seattle, US Labor Department Partnering To Fight Wage Theft

As Seattle’s new minimum wage law takes effect this month, the city’s police department and the U.S. Department of Labor are announcing that they’ve teamed up to fight wage theft.

CBS Seattle–04/05/2015

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Justice Department’s Ferguson Report Resonates Across The US

Ferguson has become an emblem of the tensions between minorities and police departments nationwide since Darren Wilson, a white officer, shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, last summer.

CBS Seattle–03/09/2015

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Michael Bennett’s Bike Sells For $10K At Charity Auction

Bennett borrowed the bike from a Seattle police officer for an impromptu ride around CenturyLink Field

1090 The Fan–02/09/2015

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SPD Officer Removed From Public Patrol Duties After Facebook Rant, Suspicious Arrest

The Seattle Police Department is apologizing for a questionable arrest one of its officers made last summer.

CBS Seattle–01/29/2015

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One Arrest In Latest Seattle Ferguson Protest

Seattle police Chief Kathleen O’Toole says police made one arrest Monday night as demonstrators again targeted the city’s downtown Westlake Center mall area in protest of a Missouri grand jury decision not to indict a police officer who fatally shot a black teenager. The protest was peaceful.

CBS Seattle–12/02/2014

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SPD Sergeant Files Suit Claiming Retaliation

A Seattle police sergeant is suing the city on a claim that she was treated poorly after reporting that several officers were being favored to receive extra overtime pay.

CBS Seattle–12/01/2014

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Washington Attorney General Opines On Cop Cams

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he’ll issue an opinion Monday on police body cameras.

CBS Seattle–11/24/2014

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Judge Tosses Lawsuit By Seattle Police Officers

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by more than 100 Seattle police officers who said new guidelines on using force jeopardized their safety.


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Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes To Dismiss Seattle Marijuana Tickets

Seattle’s elected prosecutor says he’s dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014