Justice Dept.: Seattle police used excessive force

In a blistering report, a federal civil-rights investigation has found the Seattle Police Department engaged in a “pattern or practice” of violating the constitutional rights of citizens by using excessive force due, in part, to a lack of oversight at the top ranks of the department.

“I want to make this clear,” Diaz said hours after the findings were unveiled. “The department is not broken.”

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/diaz-on-doj-report-department-is-not-broken/

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