Police Shootings

The King County Sheriff Office claims that the suspect that a deputy shot during an altercation at a parking garage near Kent Station was carrying a rifle. Photo by Josh Kelety

King County Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shoots Suspect in Kent

The incident occurred after a suspect in a stolen car allegedly reached for a rifle.


An autopsy found that Tommy Le was shot twice in the back during an fatal encounter with a King County sheriff’s deputy. Photo courtesy Career Link

New Report Calls for Increased Transparency From King County Sheriff’s Office

The fatal shooting of Tommy Le served as a case study for researchers.


Katrina Johnson, Charleena Lyles’ cousin, supports offering legal assistance to families involved in police shooting deaths. Photo by Sara Bernard

King County Offers Families of Police Shooting Victims Legal Representation

The Council unanimously voted to provide publicly-funded legal counsel during fact-finding hearings.