Mayor Ed Murray statement on today’s officer involved shooting

City of Seattle, Mayor Edward B. MurraySEATTLE (June 18, 2017) – Mayor Ed Murray released the following statement about the officer involved shooting that occurred this morning near Magnuson Park:

 

“Today’s incident is a tragedy for all involved. My thoughts are with the many people impacted, including three children and the responding officers.

 

“Our historic police reforms, from de-escalation training to civilian-monitored force review, are in place to address such crises. This will be fully investigated. The quality and integrity of the investigation will be reviewed by the federal monitoring team supervising our consent decree. We will work collectively with our consent decree partners and the Community Police Commission to ensure transparency throughout this process and offer support where needed.”

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