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King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight Publishes Community Guide to King County Sheriff Complaint Process
By Auburn Examiner Staff - Jun 29, 2020
https://auburnexaminer.com/king-county-oleo-publishes-community-guide-to-king-county-sheriff-complaint-process/

Shoreline Police Training And Policies Around Use Of Force
By Patch.Com Staff - Jun 17, 2020
https://patch.com/washington/shoreline/shoreline-police-training-policies-around-use-force

Councilmembers Advance Key Reforms for County Law Enforcement
By King County Council Press Release - June 9, 2020
https://kingcounty.gov/council/news/2020/June/6-9-RD-charter-reforms-release.aspx

King County could make sheriff an appointed rather than elected position to increase accountability
By David Gutman - June 9, 2020
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/king-county-could-make-sheriff-an-appointed-rather-than-elected-position-to-increase-accountability/

King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight seeking input about police during recent protests
By B-Town Blog Staff Writer - Jun 4, 2020
https://b-townblog.com/2020/06/04/king-county-office-of-law-enforcement-seeking-input-about-police-during-recent-protests/

King County OLEO to recommend changes to Sheriff’s Office’s policies for shooting reviews; Sheriff scheduled to respond to report on officer-involved shooting
By Capitol Hill Times Staff, February 25, 2020
https://www.capitolhilltimes.com/2020/02/25/king-county-oleo-to-recommend-changes-to-sheriffs-offices-policies-for-shooting-reviews-sh-eriff-scheduled-to-respond-to-report-on-officer-involved-shooting/

King County sheriff denies reforms were left to ‘die on vine’ after shooting
By Mike Carter, Feb. 25, 2020
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/king-county-sheriff-denies-reforms-were-left-to-die-on-vine-after-shooting-says-oversight-must-be-bargained/

Council unsatisfied with Sheriff’s response to use of deadly force report: The King County Sheriff’s Office could be required to explain why it didn’t implement recommendations.
By Aaron Kunkler - February 25, 2020
https://www.seattleweekly.com/news/council-unsatisfied-with-sheriffs-response-to-use-of-deadly-force-report/

Reforms left to ‘die on the vine’ after teen is killed in 2017 King County sting, report says
By Mike Carter - February 11, 2020
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/reforms-left-to-die-on-the-vine-after-teen-is-killed-in-2017-king-county-sting-report-says/

Fears of immigration agents on Seattle-area transit prompt new guide to who’s policing buses, trains
By Heidi Groover - February 4, 2020
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/transportation/fears-of-immigration-agents-on-seattle-area-transit-prompt-new-guide-to-whos-policing-buses-trains/

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force
By Aaron Kunkler, Kent Reporter – July 31, 2019
https://www.kentreporter.com/news/king-county-sheriffs-office-develops-i-940-training-to-reduce-deadly-force/

Details matter in independent investigations of police shootings
By Deborah Jacobs, Seattle Times – June 16, 2019
https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/details-matter-in-independent-investigations-of-police-shootings/

Office of Law Enforcement Oversight Praises Policy Changes Pledged by Sheriff’s Office
By Press Release, Auburn Examiner – May 29, 2019
https://auburnexaminer.com/oleo-sheriffs-changes/

Deputies who tased naked woman was justified, says King County Sheriff’s Office
By Jennifer Sullivan, Komo – May 23, 2019
https://komonews.com/news/local/deputy-who-tased-naked-woman-was-justified-says-king-county-sheriffs-office

Deadly sting, wrong target: How the death of a cop’s son led King County deputies to kill a Des Moines teen
By Mike Carter, Seattle Times – April 28, 2019
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/times-watchdog/deadly-sting-wrong-target-how-the-death-of-a-cops-son-led-king-county-deputies-to-kill-a-des-moines-teen/

Law enforcement oversight office seeks subpoena power
By Aaron Kunkler, Bellevue Report – April 4, 2019
http://www.bellevuereporter.com/northwest/law-enforcement-oversight-office-seeks-subpoena-power/

King County Charter Update Targets Police Oversight, Elections, Council Size
By Aaron Kunkler, Seattle Weekly – February 22, 2019
https://www.seattleweekly.com/news/king-county-charter-update-targets-police-oversight-elections-council-size/

County wants more accountability in use of deadly force – Inquest process to be reformed, Tommy Le case affected
By Ruth Bayang, Northwest Asian Weekly – October 11, 2018
http://nwasianweekly.com/2018/10/county-wants-more-accountability-in-use-of-deadly-force-inquest-process-to-be-reformed-tommy-le-case-affected/ 

API organizations file citizen complaint against Sheriff’s Office over Tommy Le shooting
By Lewis Kamb, Seattle Times – October 6, 2018
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/leaders-dispute-findings-that-cleared-king-county-deputies-in-tommy-le-shooting/

API organizations file citizen complaint against Sheriff’s Office over Tommy Le shooting
Chetanya Robinson, International Examiner – October 5, 2018
http://www.iexaminer.org/2018/10/api-organizations-file-citizen-complaint-against-sheriffs-office-over-tommy-le-shooting/

Tommy Le’s Death Shows Us Why Cops Can’t Investigate Themselves
By Lester Black, the Stranger SLOG – September 13, 2018
https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2018/09/13/32269971/tommy-les-death-shows-us-why-cops-cant-investigate-themselves

King County Sheriff’s Office Failed to Investigate Some Officer Misconduct Complaints
By Lester Black, The Stranger – September 11, 2018
https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2018/09/11/32177385/king-county-sheriffs-office-failed-to-investigate-all-officer-misconduct-complaints

OLEO Report
By KOMO-AM Radio - August 29, 2018

Councilmembers ask 'Where's the Sheriff?' during meeting on use of force
By Amy Clancy, KIRO7 – August 28, 2018
https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/council-members-ask-wheres-the-sheriff-during-meeting-on-use-of-force/822614894

Report: Sheriff’s Office Mishandled Use-of-Force Complaints
By Josh Kelety, Seattle Weekly – August 28, 2018
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/report-sheriffs-office-mishandled-use-of-force-complaints/

Report: King County Sheriff’s Office Underreporting, Incorrectly Classifying Uses of Force
By Lester Black, The Stranger – August 28, 2018
https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2018/08/28/31492445/report-king-county-sheriffs-office-underreporting-incorrectly-classifying-uses-of-force

Report: Sheriff’s Office handling of ‘Use of Force Complaints’ inconsistent
By Scott Schaefer, B-Town Blog – August 28, 2018
http://b-townblog.com/2018/08/28/report-sheriffs-office-handling-of-use-of-force-complaints-inconsistent/

Reagan Dunn on KOMO-AM Radio - August 28, 2018
https://mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=6525&DateTime=8%2F28%2F2018+4%3A34%3A52+PM&Term=reagan+dunn&PlayClip=TRUE

Complaints against sheriff’s deputies not properly investigated, report says
By Josh Kelety, Federal Way Mirror – July 14, 2018
http://www.federalwaymirror.com/news/complaints-against-sheriffs-deputies-not-properly-investigated-report-says/

Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) Report on the King County Sheriff’s Office
By Neal McNamara, South Seattle Emerald – July 13, 2018
https://southseattleemerald.com/2018/07/13/office-of-law-enforcement-oversight-oleo-report-on-the-king-county-sheriffs-office/ 

County Watchdog recommends changes to handling of citizen complaints about police
By Shoreline Area News – July 12, 2018
https://www.shorelineareanews.com/2018/07/county-watchdog-recommends-changes-to.html 

Office of Law Enforcement Oversight Releases Report on Sheriff’s Investigations of Officer Miscondcut Complaints, Recommends Changes
By the Seattle Medium – July 11, 2018
https://seattlemedium.com/office-law-enforcement-oversight-releases-report-sheriffs-investigations-officer-misconduct-complaints-recommends-changes/

Report Finds Complaints Against King County Sheriff’s Deputies Weren’t Investigated
By Josh Kelety, Seattle Weekly – July 11, 2018
https://www.seattleweekly.com/news/report-finds-complaints-against-king-county-sheriffs-deputies-werent-investigated/ 

County watchdog announces report on Sheriff’s investigations of officer misconduct complaints, recommends changes
By Westside Seattle – July 11, 2018
https://www.westsideseattle.com/highline-times/2018/07/11/county-watchdog-announces-report-sheriffs-investigations-officer

Law Enforcement Oversight group releases report on police investigations
By Scott Schaefer, B-Town Blog – July 11, 2018
http://b-townblog.com/2018/07/11/law-enforcement-oversight-group-releases-report-on-sheriffs-office-investigations/ 

Review: Serious complaints against deputies mishandled
By The Bellingham Herald – July 11, 2018
https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/state/washington/article214699265.html 

Change Needed In King County Sheriff's Complaint Process: Report
By Neal McNamara, Seattle Patch – July 10, 2018
https://patch.com/washington/seattle/change-needed-king-county-sheriffs-complaint-process-report

Complaints against King County deputies weren’t investigated because they were misclassified, report finds
By Lewis Kamb, Seattle Times – July 10, 2018
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/complaints-against-king-county-deputies-werent-investigated-because-they-were-misclassified-report-finds/

Watchdog group faults King County Sheriff’s Office’s handling of misconduct complaints
By Tatevik Aprikyan, Q13 Fox – July 10, 2018
https://q13fox.com/2018/07/10/watchdog-group-faults-king-county-sheriffs-offices-handling-of-misconduct-complaints/

Clear communication from law enforcement is crucial 
By Seattle Times Editorial Board – June 26, 2018 
https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/editorials/clear-communication-from-law-enforcement-is-crucial/

Le Family Still Waiting for Justice 
By Sophia Stephens & Ruth Bayang, NW Asian Weekly – June 21, 2018 
https://southseattleemerald.com/2018/06/19/report-on-tommy-les-death-and-the-sheriffs-office-media-relations-presented-to-king-county-council/

Report on Tommy Le’s Death and The Sheriff’s Office Media Relations Presented to King County Council 
By Will Sweger, South Seattle Emerald – June 19, 2018 
https://southseattleemerald.com/2018/06/19/report-on-tommy-les-death-and-the-sheriffs-office-media-relations-presented-to-king-county-council/

Các dân cử King County muốn đổi luật điều tra riêng: tử vong nội bộ 
Northwest Vietnamese News – June 15, 2018

OLEO Report 
KUOW-FM Radio – June 14, 2018 

King County Sheriff Needs Better Way to Fix Wrong Info Given to Media, Watchdog Says After Deadly Shooting 
By Steve Miletich, Seattle Times – June 13, 2018 
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/inaccurate-information-released-after-king-county-deputy-fatally-shot-man-prompts-call-for-new-policies/

Report: Sheriff’s Office Should Be More Transparent On Police Shootings: The recommendations come one year after Tommy Le was fatally shot by a King County deputy 
By Lilly Fowler, Crosscut – June 13, 2018 
https://crosscut.com/2018/06/report-sheriffs-office-should-be-more-transparent-police-shootings

King County Sheriff's Office issued 'inaccurate reports' after killing teen 
By Amy Clancy, KIRO 7 – June 13, 2018 
https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/king-county-sheriffs-office-issued-inaccurate-reports-after-killing-teen/768501569

Le’s Family Statement on the Anniversary of the Shooting Death of Tommy Le After Report From OLEO 
Northwest Vietnamese News – June 13, 2018 
http://nvnorthwest.com/2018/06/les-family-statement-on-the-anniversary-of-the-shooting-death-of-tommy-le/

The King County Sheriff’s Department needs to be “more forthcoming” about shootings 
Nathalie Graham, the Stranger – June 13, 2018 
https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2018/06/13/27555136/slog-am-seattle-will-host-some-2026-world-cup-games-47-washingtonians-arrested-in-child-sex-bust

OLEO Report – King County 
KOMO-AM Radio – June 13, 2018 

Report, Watchdog Group: King County Sheriff’s Office Should Improve Transparency After Shootings 
By Chetanya Robinson, International Examiner – June 13, 2018 
http://www.iexaminer.org/2018/06/report-watchdog-group-king-county-sheriffs-office-should-improve-transparency-after-shootings/

In King County, Our Deaths Will Be Reported Accurately 
By Kipp Robertson, MyNorthwest – June 13, 2018 
http://mynorthwest.com/1018651/in-king-county-our-deaths-will-be-reported-accurately/

When King County cops get their stories wrong, how should they correct them? 
By Sydney Brownstone, KUOW – June 13, 2018 
http://kuow.org/post/when-king-county-cops-get-their-stories-wrong-how-should-they-correct-them

Office of Law Enforcement Oversight Recommends Changes to Sheriff’s Office Public Information Policy 
The Seattle Medium – June 13, 2018 
http://seattlemedium.com/office-law-enforcement-oversight-recommends-changes-sheriffs-office-public-information-policy/

Report: Sheriff's Office statements mislead public after 2017 police shooting: A University of Florida report criticized the King County Sheriff's Department for not clarifying in early press releases that a man who died after a 2017 police shooting was carrying a pen and not a knife. 
By Elisa Hahn, King 5 – June 12, 2018 
https://www.king5.com/article/news/local/report-sheriffs-office-statements-mislead-public-after-2017-police-shooting/281-563808783

Watchdog group recommends changes to King County Sheriff’s Office policy 
The B-Town Blog – June 12, 2018 
http://b-townblog.com/2018/06/12/watchdog-group-recommends-changes-to-king-county-sheriffs-office-policy/

Police accountability watchdog recommends changes to Sheriff’s Office of Public Information Policy 
Westside Seattle – June 12, 2018 
https://www.westsideseattle.com/ballard-news-tribune/2018/06/12/police-accountability-watchdog-recommends-changes-sheriffs-office

King County Deputies Receive Training In Violence De-escalation 
By Paula Wissel, KNKX – January 24, 2018
http://knkx.org/post/king-county-deputies-receive-training-violence-de-escalation

State Lawmakers Discuss How the Legislature Affects Asian Pacific Islanders
By Leilani Leach, International Examiner – December 15, 2017
http://www.iexaminer.org/2017/12/state-lawmakers-discuss-how-the-legislature-affects-asian-pacific-islanders/

Is The King County Police Inquest Process Enough?
By Patricia Murphy, KUOW – December 13, 2017
http://kuow.org/post/king-county-police-inquest-process-enough

Task Force Will Study Whether Inquests For Police Shootings Make Sense
By Sydney Brownstone, the Stranger SLOG – December 12, 2017
https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2017/12/12/25623729/task-force-will-study-whether-inquests-for-police-shootings-make-sense

Seattle and Olympia JACL Attend 2018 Legislative APIC Agenda Prep Session
Japanese American Citizens’ League (JACL) Weekly Digest – December 12, 2017

King County Executive Orders Review of Police Shooting Inquests
By Graham Johnson, KIRO 7 – December 12, 2017
http://www.kiro7.com/news/local/king-county-executive-orders-review-of-police-shooting-inquests/663114129

Constantine Convenes County Task Force to Review Police Shooting Inquests: Changes Could Be Made in Process to Provide More Confidence in Justice System
By Kent Reporter – December 12, 2017
http://www.kentreporter.com/news/constantine-convenes-county-task-force-to-review-police-shooting-inquests/

Watchdog Says Sheriff Is Holding Back County Police Reform

by Casey Jaywork, SeattleWeekly – October 11, 2017
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/county-watchdog-says-sheriff-is-holding-back-county-police-reform/

Reclaiming the Narrative for Tommy Le
by Joe Nguyen, South Seattle Emerald – September 25, 2017
https://southseattleemerald.com/2017/09/23/reclaiming-the-narrative-for-tommy-le/

King County Sheriff’s Office to Review Crisis Training for Deputies
By Casey Jaywork, Seattle Weekly – September 12, 2017
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/king-county-sheriffs-office-to-review-crisis-training-for-deputies

The Detective Who Pulled a Gun on a Motorcyclist Had a History of Road Rage Complaints
By Sydney Brownstone, the Stranger SLOG – September 6, 2017
http://www.thestranger.com/news/2017/09/06/25410518/the-detective-who-pulled-a-gun-on-a-motorcyclist-had-a-history-of-road-rage-complaints

VIDEO: Guy Pulls Over Motorcycle, Points Gun. Doesn’t Mention He’s a Cop
By Paige Browning – August 30, 2017
http://kuow.org/post/video-guy-pulls-over-motorcycle-points-gun-doesn-t-mention-he-s-cop

“I’m the Police”: Video Shows King County Sheriff’s Detective Pulling Gun on Motorcyclist During Traffic Stop.
By Sydney Brownstone, the Stranger SLOG – August 29, 2017
http://www.thestranger.com/slog/2017/08/29/25380651/motorcyclist-captures-video-of-king-county-sheriffs-detective-pulling-gun-during-traffic-stop

Watchdog Praises Sheriff’s Response to ‘Troubling’ Traffic Stop
By Casey Jaywork, Seattle Weekly – August 29, 2017
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/watchdog-praises-sheriffs-response-to-troubling-traffic-stop/

Sheriff Issues Apology After Video Shows Detective Pulling Gun on Motorcyclist During Stop
By KOMO News – August 29, 2017
http://komonews.com/news/local/sheriff-issues-apology-after-video-shows-detective-pulling-gun-on-motorcyclist-during-stop

Should Civilian-Led state agency investigate police shootings? 
By KIRO 7 - July 25, 2017 
http://www.kiro7.com/news/local/should-a-civilian-led-state-agency-investiate-police-shootings/571372911

Create civilian-led state agency to investigate police shootings 
By Deborah Jacobs, King County OLEO - July 24, 2017 
http://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/create-civilian-led-state-agency-to-investigate-police-shootings/

"There Is No Pain Like Losing My Son": Family of Tommy Le, Police Shooting Victim, Addresses Community Forum 
By Steven Hsieh, the Stranger SLOG - July 20, 2017
http://www.thestranger.com/slog/2017/07/20/25302480/there-is-no-pain-like-losing-my-son-family-of-tommy-le-police-shooting-victim-addresses-community-forum

Family, Community Exhort Leaders to Find Justice for Tommy Le
By Daniel Person, Seattle Weekly – July 20, 2017
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/family-community-exhort-leaders-to-find-justice-for-tommy-le/

Community calls for justice for man fatally shot by deputy
By KIRO 7 – July 20, 2017
http://www.kiro7.com/news/local/community-calls-for-justice-for-man-fatally-shot-by-deputy/565527976

Public Hearing Held on Deputy’s Fatal Shooting of Burien Man
By U.S. News – July 20, 2017
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/washington/articles/2017-07-20/public-forum-held-on-deputys-fatal-shooting-of-burien-man

Sheriff requests FBI investigate deputy's fatal shooting of Burien man
By KING 5 – July 19, 2017
http://www.king5.com/news/crime/public-forum-held-on-deputys-fatal-shooting-of-burien-man/458091550

Sheriff questioned over deputy’s fatal shooting of Burien man carrying a pen 
By Q13 – July 19, 2017
http://q13fox.com/2017/07/19/public-forum-held-on-deputys-fatal-shooting-of-burien-man/

Brother of Burien deputy-shooting victim Tommy Le: “He wanted to make a positive change in the world”
By Paige Cornwell, Seattle Times – July 19, 2017
http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/brother-of-burien-deputy-shooting-victim-tommy-le-he-wanted-to-make-a-positive-change-in-the-world/

Man Killed By a King County Deputy Last Week Was Armed With A Pen 
By Daniel Person, Seattle Weekly - June 22, 2017 
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/man-killed-by-a-king-county-deputy-last-week-was-armed-with-a-pen/

Jury: Deputies saw 'imminent threat' when confronting pregnant Native woman
By Amy Radil, KUOW - May 26, 2017
http://kuow.org/post/jury-deputies-saw-imminent-threat-when-confronting-pregnant-native-woman 

Cop Pepper-Spraying Homeless Water Bottles ‘Probably Rose to a Criminal Level,’ Says Police Oversight Head
By Casey Jaywork, Seattle Weekly - May 10, 2017
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/cop-pepper-spraying-homeless-water-bottles-probably-rose-to-a-criminal-level-says-police-oversight-head/ 

More citizen oversight of King County deputies clears major hurdle, but union talks loom 
By Steve Miletich, Seattle Times - April 18, 2017 
http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/more-citizen-oversight-of-king-county-deputies-clears-major-hurdle-but-union-talks-loom/ 

Pregnant mom calls for help, ends up killed by police. Her tribe wants answers 
By Amy Radil, KUOW -  Mar 21, 2017 
http://kuow.org/post/pregnant-mom-calls-help-ends-killed-police-her-tribe-wants-answers 

Oversight agency says its hands are tied on King County police-misconduct complaints 
By Lewis Kamb, Seattle Times - January 4, 2017
http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/civilian-agency-says-its-hands-are-tied-on-police-misconduct-complaints/

King County Connects - Deborah Jacobs
King County TV - July 11, 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GIWPq0CuwM 

The Cop Reformer in Sheriff’s Office Clothing
By Casey Jaywork, Seattle Weekly - June 29, 2016
http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/weekly-conversation-the-cop-reformer-in-sheriffs-office-clothing/

'It's a trust issue': New watchdog appointed for King County Sheriff
By Bill Radke & Andy Hurst, KUOW - Jun 17, 2016
http://kuow.org/post/its-trust-issue-new-watchdog-appointed-king-county-sheriff | MP3 file

King County's Police Accountability Director's here from Ferguson, Mo.
By Amy Clancy, Kiro 7 -  Jun 16, 2016
http://www.kiro7.com/news/local/king-countys-police-accountability-directors-here-from-ferguson-mo/347156385

New sheriff’s watchdog: ‘civil-liberties principles are entirely consistent with best police practices’
By Steve Miletich, Seattle Times - June 15, 2016 
http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/new-sheriffs-watchdog-civil-liberties-principles-are-entirely-consistent-with-best-police-practices/ 

King County Welcomes New Director of Police Oversight
By King County Council News - June 15, 2016
https://www.kingcounty.gov/council/news/2016/June/06-15-Jacobs.aspx

King County Sheriff's Oversight Struggles To Launch 
By Amy Radil, KUOW - Feb 21, 2016
http://kuow.org/post/king-county-sheriffs-oversight-struggles-launch