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Seattle Police: No Choice But Lethal Force in Fatal Shooting
Seattle Police: No Choice But Lethal Force in Fatal Shooting
SEATTLE (AP) — Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a 30-year-old pregnant woman each say they fired their weapons after the woman suddenly pulled a knife and came after them. The Seattle Times reports that the Seattle Police Department late Friday released transcripts of interviews with the officers involved the June 18 fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles...
Officers in Seattle Fatal Shooting Had Crisis Training
Officers in Seattle Fatal Shooting Had Crisis Training
SEATTLE (AP) — The two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a pregnant woman inside her apartment had less lethal options and had been trained to deal with people showing signs of mental illness or other behavior crises. The killing occurred as Seattle police are under federal oversight following a 2011 investigation that found officers were too quick to use force an all Seattle officers no
City, Officers Dismissed From Bus Tunnel Beating Case
City, Officers Dismissed From Bus Tunnel Beating Case
SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed all remaining claims against the city of Seattle and two Seattle police officers by a woman who was beaten in Seattle's downtown bus tunnel in 2010 as two security guards watched. The Seattle Times reports Therese Lavallee, the attorney for Aiesha Steward-Baker, agreed in a court filing in February "that there is a lack of evidence to s