police misconduct http://www.kplu.org en Both candidates for King County Sheriff pledge to reform department http://www.kplu.org/post/both-candidates-king-county-sheriff-pledge-reform-department <p>In King County, both men vying to be sheriff say they'll reform a department found to do a poor job of investigating police misconduct complaints.</p><p>But neither Steve Strachan nor John Urquhart are what you'd call outside reformers.&nbsp;</p><p>(To hear the entire story, click the Listen button above.)</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 6764 at http://www.kplu.org Audit says oversight of King County sheriff's deputies is lax http://www.kplu.org/post/audit-says-oversight-king-county-sheriffs-deputies-lax <p>The King County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department does a poor job of investigating police misconduct complaints. That&rsquo;s the conclusion of an <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/100977191/Kcso-Oleo-Report-Final">outside audit of the department.</a>&nbsp;This comes five years after the county pledged to implement improvements in the troubled law enforcement agency.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 23:29:26 +0000 Paula Wissel 5701 at http://www.kplu.org Audit says oversight of King County sheriff's deputies is lax NAACP: Was police stop coincidence or pay back? http://www.kplu.org/post/naacp-was-police-stop-coincidence-or-pay-back <p>Was a Seattle police stop of two African American men in February just a coincidence or, as some are suggesting, &quot;retaliation&quot; for the publicity surrounding a previous stop.&nbsp;</p><p>The NAACP says it wants answers from Seattle Police.</p><p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 01:46:29 +0000 Paula Wissel 4696 at http://www.kplu.org NAACP: Was police stop coincidence or pay back?