Crime

The Seattle Times Crime section covers law enforcement by police, prosecutors and courts in Seattle, the Eastside, King County, the Northwest and nationwide. Topics include arrests and prosecution of suspects in cases of murder, manslaughter, rape and assault. Other topics are the federal courts; the FBI; Homeland Security; and Justice Department oversight of the Seattle Police Department.


Seattle police release statements from officers who killed Charleena Lyles

The police department has released statements from each officer involved in the fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles on Sunday, along with a diagram of her apartment where she died and photographs of knives found.

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