native american carver http://www.kplu.org en Faith In Seattle Police 'Shaken' By DOJ Investigation http://www.kplu.org/post/faith-seattle-police-shaken-doj-investigation Police departments have come under increased scrutiny from the Obama administration as the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division steps up investigations of corruption, bias and excessive force.<p>Some of the targeted law enforcement agencies have had ethical clouds hanging over them for years — the New Orleans Police Department being the prime example — but others, like the Seattle Police Department, aren't exactly usual suspects.<p>Seattle came to the Justice Department's attention a year and a half ago, after the shooting death of John T. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 22:40:58 +0000 Martin Kaste 4683 at http://www.kplu.org Faith In Seattle Police 'Shaken' By DOJ Investigation Update: John T. Williams totem pole raised http://www.kplu.org/post/update-john-t-williams-totem-pole-raised <p>A 34-foot totem pole honoring slain First Nations woodcarver John T. Williams was carried from the Seattle Waterfront to Seattle Center and raised by some 90 people on Sunday. The pole was carried to its final destination with traditional singing, drumming, and dancing.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 19:52:14 +0000 Erin Hennessey & Paula Wissel 4246 at http://www.kplu.org Update: John T. Williams totem pole raised