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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…


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…


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…


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