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Jun 27, 2012 at 10:31 AM
Attorneys for the man kicked by a Seattle police detective who threatened to beat the "Mexican piss" out of him say the city has decided to settle a civil rights lawsuit over the incident for $150,000.
Jun 21, 2012 at 4:49 PM
A lawsuit against the city of Seattle and a police officer who threatened to beat the "Mexican piss" out of a detained Latino man can proceed to trial, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
Jun 13, 2012 at 7:05 PM
The city of Seattle and two of its police officers asked a federal judge Wednesday to dismiss claims that they used excessive, racially motivated force against a man who was detained in a robbery investigation
May 2, 2012 at 11:27 PM
The city is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit against Seattle Police officer Shandy Cobane, who infamously threatened to beat the "Mexican piss" out of a detained Latino man.
Jun 22, 2011 at 1:31 PM
A man kicked by a Seattle police detective who threatened to beat the "Mexican piss" out of him in a videotaped incident has filed a federal lawsuit. And Martin Monetti's attorney says the footage doesn't tell the whole story.
Jun 7, 2011 at 8:52 PM
The Seattle Police Management Association slammed City Attorney Pete Holmes, saying he had "lost objectivity" and made a "deplorable miscarriage of justice" in deciding to charge an officer with misdemeanor assault.
Jun 4, 2011 at 6:32 PM
The former Seattle police detective who was videotaped stomping on a suspect and threatening to beat the "Mexican piss" out of him will start his 30-day suspension on Monday.
May 12, 2011 at 7:08 PM
The attorney for Martin Monetti, Jr., who was captured on tape being kicked by Det. Shandy Cobane as he yelled racially-charged threats, called the police chief's decision to suspend Cobane instead of terminate him "disappointing."
May 12, 2011 at 2:10 PM
Police officer Shandy Cobane, who was videotaped last year stomping on a suspect and threatening to beat the "Mexican piss" out of him, will get to keep his job, Seattle Police Chief John Diaz said Thursday.
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 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.
Feb 11, 2011 at 5:38 PM
Seattle Police Gang Det. Shandy Cobane was captured on tape giving the middle finger to a suspect following a heated exchange. But the suspect claims the worst happened inside the patrol car when Cobane choked him.
Feb 3, 2011 at 11:05 PM
An angry crowd put Seattle's police department on the defensive Thursday night as the city's top cop faced tough questions and demands for his resignation.
Feb 4, 2011 at 9:18 AM
An angry crowd put Seattle's police department on the defensive Thursday night as the city's top cop faced tough questions and demands for his resignation.The meeting turned into a shouting match at times as Seattle Police Chief John Diaz tried to...

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