Pasco Police Shooting

Pasco Police Shooting

Pasco Police Officer Adam Wright testifies

Pasco Police Officer Adam Wright testifies Wednesday during the coroners inquest into the death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes in February of 2015. Wright was one of three officers at the scene who fired upon Zambrano-Montes when he wouldn’t stop throwing large rocks in a busy intersection.

Pasco Police Shooting

Effort to reform Washington standards for deadly force remains contentious

Many people — advocates and legislators alike — agree that Washington’s legal standards used to measure whether a law enforcement officer could be held criminally liable for a fatal shooting must change. And everyone, including law enforcement, concedes revisions to state law — which among other conditions requires proof that an officer acted with “malice” — are likely to occur soon.

Pasco Police Shooting

Franklin County approves $35,000 for Zambrano coroner’s inquest

The Franklin County Commission approved a $35,000 supplemental budget to hire a retired Seattle superior court judge to present evidence in a coroner’s inquest into the 2015 death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, a Latino man who died after being shot at by three Pasco officers. Former judge Michael J. Fox will serve as a special deputy coroner during the December inquest.

Pasco Police Shooting

Feds say Pasco cops need more diversity, training in use of force

The Pasco Police Department needs to better train officers in the use of force and actively recruit a more diverse workforce that includes more Hispanics, women and Spanish speakers, according to a review by the U.S. Department of Justice that was triggered by the Feb. 10, 2015 death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes. The 35-year-old immigrant farmworker was shot at by three Pasco officers after throwing rocks. He was high on methamphetamine at the time.

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