This week’s podcast takes a closer look at a $1.5 million payout to a Kent assistant police chief who displayed Nazi insignia on his office door; a Kentwood High School teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a student; auditors find racial disparities in use of force at the King County Sheriff’s Office; Kirkland police arrest a student who threatened to carry out a school shooting on social media.
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