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December 16, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Kent police officer thrown from motorcycle while on duty

A Kent motorcycle officer was thrown from his motorcycle Tuesday night while en route to a dispatched call, police said. The officer, who was not identified, was conscious when found lying in the roadway in the 900 block of North Central Avenue. He was taken to a  hospital as a precaution, Kent Police Department spokesman Cmdr….


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June 26, 2013 at 1:42 PM

Monroe police sergeant accused of sex crimes

MONROE  (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says an investigation by its Missing and Exploited Children’s Task Force led to charges against a 58-year-old man who was a police drug awareness officer for schools in Monroe. The patrol says former Sgt. Carlos Martinez is charged with voyeurism, child molestation and sexual exploitation of a minor. He’s…


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November 20, 2012 at 10:37 AM

Camas officer dragged by burglary suspect

The Associated Press CAMAS, Clark County — Camas police say an officer was injured when he was dragged by a burglary suspect driving away. The officer was treated for a minor hand injury at a Vancouver hospital. The incident began when a man arriving at a house Monday to do some work encountered the burglar leaving with stolen…


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September 18, 2012 at 7:16 AM

Morning Memo/Tuesday: Police shooting … Boy rescued … Dine, dash, flash knife

Weather:  Could reach into the 80s today according to some forecasts, despite what the chart here says. Sunny and clear from now through the weekend. Is this September? We’ll have to pinch ourselves to believe it. Enjoy. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The map and cams. Man shot by Kirkland police officer: Police…


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December 28, 2011 at 11:06 PM

Football fan assaults Seattle police officer at the CLink

The Seattle Police Department has posted a harrowing account here of how an officer was knocked unconscious while trying to eject a fan from the Seahawks game Saturday. The officer was responding to a fight in Section 130 and called for backup.  On the way out, the “suspect rammed the officer into a cement wall along…


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November 22, 2011 at 7:59 AM

Man shot by Federal Way police this morning

Federal Way police shot and wounded a 33-year-old man early this morning after they said he was combative. The wounded man, who was not identified by police, was taken to Harborview Medical Center to be treated for gunshot wounds to his leg, according to Federal Way police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock. The four officers involved in the incident have been…


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