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OLEO Says New Report Finds KCSO Went to “Extraordinary Measures” To Justify Shooting Death of Tommy Le

by Carolyn Bick


Among its many critiques of the way in which the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) handled the 2017 shooting death of Tommy Le — including the “unsettling” lack of accountability — the King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) said that the newly released report it commissioned on the shooting and bureaucratic aftermath found that “[t]he Sheriff’s Office went to extraordinary measures in its investigation to advance the theory the Le had a knife at some point in the encounter.”

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Victim in May 19 SPD Shooting Identified

by Paul Faruq Kiefer

(This article originally appeared on The C Is for Crank and has been reprinted under an agreement.) 


The King County Medical Examiner’s office has provided The C Is for Crank with more information about the Black man killed by Seattle Police Department officers on May 19 in Lower Queen Anne. His name was Terry J. Caver, and he was 57 years old.

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