Police

New Initiative Seeks to Tighten Laws Around Police Killings

I-940 would change the way police are trained as well as state law on the use of deadly force.

At Public Hearing, Black Women Voice Rage and Grief Over Latest Police Slaying

Tuesday night, Seattle City Council held an intense public meeting on the killing of Charleena Lyles.

Task Force Targets South King County Gun Crimes

In the last two months, the area has seen the number of shooting incidents drop from 65 per month to 36.

20-Year-Old Auburn Man Shot, Killed by Kent Police

Police report that Giovonn Joseph-McDade tried to hit an officer with his car. Two other shooting deaths involving the department are currently under investigation.

Man Killed By a King County Deputy Last Week Was Armed With a Pen

Initial reports said Tommy Le was carrying a knife.

‘Murder is Murder’: Despite Reforms, Mourners Fear Justice Will Be Elusive for Charleena Lyles

Use of force reviews remain firmly under SPD control. That’s left families unsatisfied before.

After Killing, Family and Friends Mourn the Loss of Charleena Lyles

The mother of four was shot after she called police about a possible burglary.

Bellevue Police Launch Internal Investigation Following Tasering of Teen

“Anytime there’s a use of force, such as a Taser, there is an automatic review.”