Everett police Officer Troy Meade, left, is greeted by Everett Police Chief Jim Scharf moments after Meade was found not guilty of murder and manslaughter for shooting a drunken driver in the back on April 26, 2010. He was later fired for violating department policy about deadly force.
Everett police Officer Troy Meade, left, is greeted by Everett Police Chief Jim Scharf moments after Meade was found not guilty of murder and manslaughter for shooting a drunken driver in the back on April 26, 2010. He was later fired for violating department policy about deadly force. John Lok TNS
Everett police Officer Troy Meade, left, is greeted by Everett Police Chief Jim Scharf moments after Meade was found not guilty of murder and manslaughter for shooting a drunken driver in the back on April 26, 2010. He was later fired for violating department policy about deadly force. John Lok TNS

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