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 Judge: Jury Should Decide Whether Police were Overzealous in Fatal Shooting of Fife Man, Seattle Times, June 1, 2017

Serious Questions Persist Over Fatal Lakewood-Fife Police Seige, News Tribune, June 7, 2017

Seattle Police Shoot Black Woman; Tensions Run High, Crosscut, June 18, 2017

Update:  Dash Cam and Surveillance Video from day of Charleena Lyle's Death Offers Scant Details, the Stranger, June 19, 2017

Seattle PD Name Officers Who Fired Upon, Killed Lyles, Seattle PI, June 20, 2017

Fatal Police Shooting of Seattle Woman Raises Mental Health Questions, New York Times, June 20, 2017

Charleena Lyles Needed Health Care.  Instead, She Was Killed, New York Times, June 20, 2017

'Murder is Murder': Despite Reforms, Mourners Fear Justice Will Be Elusive for Charleena Lyles, Seattle Weekly, June 21, 2017

SWAT expert: No Reason for Police Fatal Shooting of Leonard Thomas in Fife, Seattle Times, June 26, 2017

Charleena Lyles Case:  What Crisis Training did Seattle Police Bring to Her Door?  Seattle Times, June 27, 2017

What We Know About Saturday's Police Shooting of Giovonn Joseph-McDade in Kent, The Stranger, June 28, 2017

Video Footage Released of Fatal Kent Shooting, Seattle Times, June 29, 2017

Proposed deadly force initiative seeks more training, new standard for prosecuting Washington police - The Seattle Times, July 6th, 2017

New Initiative Seeks to Tighten Laws Around Police Killings - The Seattle Weekly, July 6th, 2017

Supporters gathering signatures for initiative on police accountability, KOMO News, July 6th, 2017

De-Escalate Washington Launches 940, KING News, July 6th, 2017

New Ballot Initiative Pushes For More Mental Health and De-Escalation Training for Cops, The Stranger, July 6th, 2017

New Ballot Measure Seeks to Train Officers in De-escalation Techniques, KIRO news, July 6th, 2017

Initiative Would Allow Prosecution of Police in Shootings, Crosscut, July 6th, 2017

"I was scared" Shouldn't Exonerate Cops, This Initiative Says, KUOW, July 6th, 2017

Coalition Launches Voter Initiative to Reform Police Use of Deadly Force, SCC Insight, July 6th, 2017

Police Sniper Testifies He Fatally Shot Fife Man out of Fear for Child's Life, Seattle Times, July 6th, 2017

 Voters May Soon Tighten Up America's Weakest Police Shootings Law, VICE news, July 7th, 2017

Police Shooting Initiative Calls for Greater Training, Accountability, Seattle Globalist July 7th, 2017

Campaign kicks off for Washington initiative asking for more mental health and de-esclation training for police, Olympian, July 7th, 2017

Initiative Seeks De-Escalation Training for Police, KING 5, July 7th, 2017

Does Washington State Go Too Far in Protecting Police Who Use Deadly Force, KUOW, July 7th, 2017

Who Was Charleena Lyles?  Family, Court Records, Paint Picture, Cross Cut, July 8, 2017

Initiative Seeks to Curb Police Violence, Real Change News, July 12th, 2017

After Police Shootings, Victims' Families Connect and Advocate, Crosscut, July 13th, 2017

"He was a Kid,"  Family of Giovonn Joseph-McDade Mourns and Calls for Action at Kent Police Station, The Stranger, July 13, 2017

Family Demands Answers About Kent Police Shooting of Giovann Joseph-McDade, Seattle Weekly, July 14, 2017

Family of Washington State Man Fatally Shot by Police Sniper is Awarded $15 Million, LA Times, July 16th, 2017

New Initiative to De-Escalate Violence, The Watchdog, July 18th, 2017

New Law Enforcement Support for Police Accountability Initiative, KING 5, July 19th, 2017

Lakewood Police Respond to $15 Million Leonard Thomas Killing Verdict, Lakewood Patch, July 19th, 2017

"There is no Pain Like Losing My Son," Family of Tommy Le', Police Shooting Victim, Addresses Community Forum, Seattle Stranger, July 20, 2017

Inquest Ordered into the Fatal Shooting of Giovonn M. Joseph-McDade by Kent Police, King County, August 2, 2017

Police Shootings:  When a crisis turns deadly,  The Columbian, August 6, 2017

Portland City Council seeks prompt interviews of cops who use deadly force, Oregonlive, August 9, 2017

A community conversation about race and police in Seattle, King 5 News, August 10, 2017

Autopsy Shows Charleena Lyle Shot 7 Times by Police, Seattle Times, August 30, 2017.

Letter to the editor:  Charleena Lyles: police training.  Seattle Times, August 31, 2017

Man Killed Trading Gunfire with Tacoma Police, Tacoma News Tribune, September 11, 2017

Chief Petty Officer Killed by Sheriff Deputy Identified, Everett Herald, September 21, 2017

Pierce County Sheriffs Deputies Kill Suicidal Man Armed with Knife, Q 13, September 21, 2017

1 Dead, 1 Injured in Separate Shootings Involving Pierce County Deputies, King TV, September 22, 2017

Police:  Man with Knife Killed after Charging at Deputy,  Everett Herald, September 23, 2017

Driver of Stolen SUV shot and Killed by Spokane Police at Shadle Center, October 4, 2017

Man Shot by Spokane Police Identified, Spokesman Review, October 6, 2017

Lewis County to Investigate Fatal Officer Involved Shooting at Lucky Eagle, Centralia Chronicle, October 11, 2017

Investigation Begins into Fatal Casino Shooting by Thurston County Deputy, Olympian, October 11, 2017

Inquest Ordered in Fatal Shooting of Charleena Lyles, Seattle Times, October 17, 2017.

Inquest ordered after Seattle Police Shooting of Charleena Lyles, Kiro, October 17, 2017

People Who Want to Make it Easier to Prosectute Cops May Get Their Way Soon, Bellingham Herald, October 21, 2017

People Who Want To Make it Easier to Prosecute Cops May Get Their Way Soon, Tacoma News Tribune, October 22, 2017

Olympian, October 23, 2017

Get I-940 on the ballot to de-escalate Washington:  Crosscut November 13, 2017.