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Apr 29, 2011 at 3:10 PM
The city of Seattle has reached a $1.5 million settlement of claims brought by the estate of slain woodcarver John T. Williams, who was shot dead by Seattle Police Officer Ian Birk last August.
Apr 11, 2011 at 7:37 AM
Four Bainbridge Island police officers are now wearing a video camera on their chest.
Mar 31, 2011 at 11:19 PM
The sister of John T. Williams says it's a "huge step forward" that the Department of Justice is now investigating the fatal shooting of her brother by a Seattle police officer.
Mar 31, 2011 at 10:34 AM
The Justice Department is launching a formal civil rights investigation of the Seattle Police Department following the fatal shooting of a Native American woodcarver and other incidents of force used against minority suspects.
Mar 31, 2011 at 10:59 AM
The Justice Department is launching a formal civil rights investigation of the Seattle Police Department following the fatal shooting of a Native American woodcarver and other incidents of force used against minority suspects.Seattle U.S. Attorney...
Mar 22, 2011 at 11:25 PM
Chanting encouragements like "Woo, you rock, you rock, you rock!" and "Who do we love? The police!" the crowd of officers' wives took a stand outside the West Precinct for the men in uniform.
Mar 14, 2011 at 5:49 PM
Seattle Police Chief John Diaz has expressed a desire to fire Officer Shandy Cobane, who was videotaped last year stomping on a suspect in a robbery case, according to two people familiar with the case.
Mar 11, 2011 at 5:23 PM
The Seattle city attorney and King County prosecutor have declined a request by family members of slain woodcarver John T. Williams to convene a grand jury.
Mar 9, 2011 at 5:25 PM
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn stopped just short of endorsing the family's call for a grand jury probe of the shooting death of John T. Williams. The mayor didn't join that call, but what he said has the Seattle Police Guild firing back.
Mar 8, 2011 at 5:41 PM
The family of slain woodcarver John T. Williams wants former Seattle police officer Ian Birk to face a grand jury. And Seattle Police Chief John Diaz said he was planning to fire Birk had he not resigned.
Mar 8, 2011 at 9:59 AM
The number of Seattle police use-of-force cases has declined, less than 3 percent of overall arrests involved force, and less than 1 percent of those force cases ended with major injuries, according to a department report examining statistics from...
Mar 8, 2011 at 9:22 AM
The number of Seattle police use-of-force cases has declined, less than 3 percent of overall arrests involved force, and less than 1 percent of those force cases ended with major injuries, according to a department report examining statistics from 2006 through 2009.
Mar 4, 2011 at 6:40 PM
'We believe this criminal behavior is being committed by self styled anarchists and we are not going to tolerate it,' said Sean Whitcomb with Seattle police.
Feb 28, 2011 at 11:15 AM
What logic, or lack thereof, brought Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn to the point of issuing a proclamation that made Sunday, February 27th, John T. Williams day.
Feb 27, 2011 at 11:37 PM
On what would have been John T. Williams' birthday, city leaders proclaimed this day in Williams' honor.

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