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In the last two months, the area has seen the number of shooting incidents drop from 65 per month to 36.
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.
Initial reports said Tommy Le was carrying a knife.
Use of force reviews remain firmly under SPD control. That’s left families unsatisfied before.
The mother of four was shot after she called police about a possible burglary.
It’s been a long road to an imperfect solution.
And then there are some that say it goes too far.
“Anytime there’s a use of force, such as a Taser, there is an automatic review.”