police shootings http://kplu.org en Survey Shows Racial Divide in Approval of Seattle Police http://kplu.org/post/survey-shows-racial-divide-approval-seattle-police <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A survey shows more than 60 percent of Seattle residents approve of the job the Seattle Police Department is doing. But it’s a far more problematic picture when you break down responses by race.</span></p><p>While the vast majority of whites and Asians give high marks to the Seattle Police Department, when you talk to African-Americans and Latinos, the approval rating drops dramatically. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 01:53:19 +0000 Paula Wissel 10061 at http://kplu.org Survey Shows Racial Divide in Approval of Seattle Police Wood carver's killing subject of federal review http://kplu.org/post/wood-carvers-killing-subject-federal-review <p>&quot;<a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/home/index.html">We have nothing to hide</a>&quot; &ndash; those were the words of Seattle&#39;s chief of police yesterday.&nbsp; The department is under fire.&nbsp;</p><p>The questions stem from<a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/local/438039_investigation01.html"> a federal review of the fatal shooting</a> of a first nation&#39;s wood carver last August, as well as what many people perceive as a prior pattern of&nbsp; abusive violence against minority groups.</p> Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:08:58 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1122 at http://kplu.org Wood carver's killing subject of federal review Probe of native woodcarver shooting deemed fair, but mistakes made by Seattle investigators http://kplu.org/post/probe-native-woodcarver-shooting-deemed-fair-mistakes-made-seattle-investigators <p>Another peer review of Seattle's handling of the John T. Williams shooting has found the police department conducted a fair and thorough investigation.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Feb 2011 16:53:46 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 714 at http://kplu.org Tuesday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/tuesday-mornings-headlines-7 <p>Making headlines this morning:<span _fck_bookmark="1" style="display: none; ">&nbsp;</span></p><ul><li><strong>Feds Begin Seattle Police Review</strong></li><li><strong>Details Emerge in Port Orchard Shooting</strong></li><li><strong>Business Push Back on Seattle Parking Rate Hike</strong></li><li><strong>Most Painful Education Cuts Yet</strong></li></ul><p><span _fck_bookmark="1" style="display: none; ">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 25 Jan 2011 15:01:01 +0000 KPLU News Staff 631 at http://kplu.org Tuesday morning's headlines Shooting outside Port Orchard Walmart leaves two dead, two deputies injured http://kplu.org/post/shooting-outside-port-orchard-walmart-leaves-two-dead-two-deputies-injured <p><i>Updated Monday, Jan. 24th, 7:01 a.m</i><i>.</i></p><p>A man and a young woman were killed in a shooting incident outside a Walmart store in Port Orchard Sunday afternoon. Two Kitsap County Sheriff deputies were injured, and are reported in satisfactory condition late Sunday evening, according to the Kitsap Sun.</p> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 14:58:51 +0000 KPLU News Staff 622 at http://kplu.org