07/27/2012

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
Spokesman Review

SEATTLE — Days before it faced a federal civil-rights lawsuit, the city of Seattle has reached a tentative agreement with the Department of Justice to resolve the department's finding that Seattle police officers have engaged in a "pattern or practice" of excessive force, according to sources familiar w...

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