police officers guild http://kplu.org en Testimony describes King County deputy bashing man's head against concrete wall http://kplu.org/post/testimony-describes-king-county-deputy-bashing-mans-head-against-concrete-wall <p>A jury trial has begun in Tacoma, detailing another case of alleged police brutality in Seattle.</p><p>The lawsuit was filed against King County by the wife and a court-appointed guardian of 31-year-old Christopher Sean Harris, who a deputy shoved against a concrete wall a year and a half ago outside the Cinerama movie theater in Belltown. A surveillance camera outside the movie theater captured <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/flatpages/video/mediacenterbc3.html?bctid=23967850001">footage of the incident. </a></p> Fri, 21 Jan 2011 17:19:18 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 616 at http://kplu.org Testimony describes King County deputy bashing man's head against concrete wall Fight continues over King County cops' pay http://kplu.org/post/fight-continues-over-king-county-cops-pay <p>The conflict continues over an upcoming pay raise for sheriff's deputies in King County.&nbsp; Executive Dow Constantine has <a href="http://www.kingcounty.gov/exec/news/release/2010/December/16Contract.aspx">rejected</a> a proposal from the Police Officers Guild to cut their pay temporarily.&nbsp; He says their offer would have cost more than it saved.&nbsp;</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-941060.mp3</p><p> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 01:28:03 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 383 at http://kplu.org