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November 14, 2014 at 4:26 PM

Seattle police: Fix trust issues between leadership and officers

Danny Westneat and The Times in general haven’t been acknowledging the elephant in the room [“My brazen car prowlers turn out to be state’s ‘Most Wanted’,” Local News, Nov. 7]. Seattle police officers who want to keep their jobs are averse to busting low-level criminals because the cops don’t believe their leaders (and the…

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Comments | More in Seattle Police Department | Topics: Danny Westneat, department of justice, Phillip Johnson

August 31, 2014 at 7:08 AM

Seattle police lawsuit: Criticism should come from within

In a free society there is a need for law and order [“SPD officers say city ‘playing politics’ with their lives,” Local News, Aug. 28]. That need requires personnel of quality and, in many cases. quantity. Criticizing the very body that provides this need has got to be truthful and logical. At any company there…

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Comments | Topics: department of justice, law enforcement, Seattle Police Department

August 17, 2013 at 8:02 AM

Justice Department blocks big airline merger

Federal overreach Few would argue that we value our mobility in the United States. [“Feds’ stunning antitrust message: ‘Enough’ to giant airline mergers,” Business, Aug. 14.] We move and travel more than most societies. Along with the “American dream” to own a home, traveling by car or airplane is an important part of our culture. Industries…

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Comments | More in Economy, Politics, Transportation | Topics: airlines, american airlines, anti-trust