Maurice Clemmons http://www.kplu.org en Prosecutors won’t support bail reform package http://www.kplu.org/post/prosecutors-won%E2%80%99t-support-bail-reform-package <p>Lawmakers are scheduled to take testimony Wednesday on a proposal to overhaul the state&rsquo;s bail system. But now two key constituencies have yanked their support.</p><p>County prosecutors and an organization representing frontline police officers say they will oppose the measure because it doesn&rsquo;t require defendants put down a minimum amount before bailing out of jail.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 18:26:09 +0000 Austin Jenkins 3928 at http://www.kplu.org Witness: Corrections “completely failed” in Clemmons case http://www.kplu.org/post/witness-corrections-%E2%80%9Ccompletely-failed%E2%80%9D-clemmons-case <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; The Washington Department of Corrections failed to adequately supervise Maurice Clemmons from the day he arrived in Washington from Arkansas. That&#39;s the conclusion of a former corrections supervisor who&#39;s now an expert witness in a new lawsuit against the Department.</p><p> Wed, 29 Jun 2011 16:37:45 +0000 Austin Jenkins 1974 at http://www.kplu.org Thursday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/thursday-mornings-headlines-9 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>Hundreds Protest in Seattle After Birk Decision</strong></li><li><strong>Agreement Reached on Deficit Cutting Package</strong></li><li><strong><span lang="EN">Wet Snow for Parts of Western Washington </span></strong></li><li><strong>More Charges in Lakewood Police Shooting Case</strong></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Surprise, Anger, Emotion Follow Birk Rebuke, Resignation</strong></p><p>Protesters numbering in the hundreds marched from downtown Seattle to a Capitol Hill Police precinct following&nbsp;<a href="http://kplu.org/post/angry-protesters-demand-justice-slain-woodcarver">a day of dramatic developments </a>in the case of Officer Ian Birk. In the span of a few hours Wednesday:</p><ul><li>The King County Prosecutor&#39;s Office <a href="http://www.kingcounty.gov/~/media/Prosecutor/documents/Charging_Decision.ashx">announced it would not file criminal charges against Birk </a>for the shooting death of Native American woodcarver John T. Williams.</li><li>The Seattle Police Firearms Review Board reported its finding that Birk&#39;s shooting of Williams was unjustified. (Video <a href="http://www.cityofseattle.net/police/news/2_16_2011/default.htm">here</a>.)</li><li>Officer Birk <a href="http://spdblotter.seattle.gov/2011/02/16/statement-of-police-chief-john-diaz/">resigned </a>from the Seattle Police Department. Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:09:58 +0000 KPLU News Staff 816 at http://www.kplu.org Thursday morning's headlines Newly released records reveal more about Maurice Clemmons, investigation into police murders http://www.kplu.org/post/newly-released-records-reveal-more-about-maurice-clemmons-investigation-police-murders <P>A batch of documents released by the Pierce County Sheriff late last week reveal more about the man who killed four Lakewood Police officers in a Parkland coffee shop in late 2009. Mon, 07 Feb 2011 23:16:56 +0000 KPLU News Staff 733 at http://www.kplu.org Newly released records reveal more about Maurice Clemmons, investigation into police murders Tuesday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/tuesday-mornings-headlines-2 <p><em>Local vets remember Pearl Harbor attack; guilty verdicts for some accused of helping Maurice Clemmons avoid police; vandalism punctures more than car tires in Bremerton; and questions remain over how a dog was electrocuted on a Seattle sidewalk.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 13:48:29 +0000 KPLU News Staff 298 at http://www.kplu.org Tuesday morning's headlines Hundreds attend dedication for fallen Lakewood officers memorial http://www.kplu.org/post/hundreds-attend-dedication-fallen-lakewood-officers-memorial <P>Hundreds of people attended today's dedication of a memorial to four Lakewood, police officers who were shot to death.</P> <P>An Arkansas parolee, Maurice Clemmons, gunned down the officers at a local coffee shop one year ago today.&nbsp; Lakewood Police Chief Bret Farrar told the crowd that community support has sustained his department over this past difficult year. Tue, 30 Nov 2010 00:55:37 +0000 Tom Banse 234 at http://www.kplu.org Hundreds attend dedication for fallen Lakewood officers memorial Lakewood Police murders remembered one year later http://www.kplu.org/post/lakewood-police-murders-remembered-one-year-later <P><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 18px; FONT-SIZE: 12px" class=Apple-style-span>It was one year ago that four Lakewood police officers were gunned down in a coffee shop. Their assailant was Arkansas parolee Maurice Clemmons who was later shot and killed by a Seattle police officer. Today Governor Chris Gregoire will help dedicate a memorial to the slain officers at Lakewood’s police headquarters.&nbsp; Mon, 29 Nov 2010 16:49:05 +0000 Austin Jenkins 224 at http://www.kplu.org Lakewood Police murders remembered one year later