Seattle strikes deal on police actions
Days before it faced a federal civil-rights lawsuit, the city has reached a tentative agreement with the Department of Justice
By Mike Carter and Steve Miletich
An announcement on the agreement is expected today. The media briefing will include Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Perez, who heads the DOJ's Civil Rights Division, and who last came to Seattle to brief city officials on the findings. Mayor Mike McGinn, City Attorney Pete Holmes and U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan are expected to participate.
When asked to comment on the agreement, Police Chief John Diaz said, "It's going to have to wait until tomorrow."
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