The family of Vietnamese American Tommy Le has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against King County, claiming that “racially selective police practices” played a role in Le’s death and that the Sheriff’s Office had lied in official documents surrounding the circumstances of the incident, reports The Seattle Times.
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An autopsy has revealed that sheriff deputies in King County, Washington fatally shot an unarmed teen in the back twice and on the back of his hand once, reports the Seattle Weekly.
The family of Tommy Le, 20, has filed a $20 million lawsuit against the department alleging a violation of … Read more
By all accounts from his parents, teachers and friends, Tommy Le had turned his life around.
It’s a mystery to all close to the 20 year old what triggered Le to threaten residents in Burien near Seattle, according to the
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A Japanese American widow who was cowered behind her 86-year old husband as sheriff deputies shot him in their home has filed a wrongful death suit against the Santa Clara County in California’s Silicon Valley.
In court papers obtained by AsAmNews, 90-year-old Harue Craig accuses Deputy Douglas Ulrich of using … Read more
Former New York Police officer Peter Liang will pay $25,000 to the family of Akai Gurley as part of a $4.5 million dollar settlement reached by the city.
Liang was convicted of criminally negligent homicide after shooting Gurley in a darkened stairwell while patrolling a public housing complex.… Read more
Unfortunately for the family of murdered Cincinnati police officer Sonny Kim, they are at the center of it.
A meeting between concerned members friends, family and community leaders and Lodi Police Chief Mark Helms failed to heal any wounds, reports the Sacramento Bee.
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In a decision drawing outrage from the Filipino American community, a police officer has been cleared of wrong doing in last May’s shooting death of a food worker at a Costco in Loudoun County, Virginia.