William Wingate, right in top coat with cane, led a protest walk in February on Capitol Hill over his arrest while using a golf club as his walking support. (Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)
William Wingate, right (in topcoat with cane), leads a protest walk in February on Capitol Hill. (Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)

Seattle police officer faces firing over arrest of man carrying a golf club

Officer Cynthia Whitlatch will be given the chance to plead her case after she was notified Monday she faces termination over the arrest of a 69-year-old African-American man who was carrying a golf club as a cane but she accused of wielding as a weapon. Updated

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