Manuel Ellis

Washington watches as trial of 3 Tacoma officers accused of killing Manny Ellis gets underway

BY: , , and - October 2, 2023

Opening statements are expected Tuesday in the high-profile trial of three Tacoma police officers charged in the March 3, 2020 death of Manuel Ellis. Ellis, a Black man, died after a chaotic altercation with the officers on a city street, which took place as he was walking home from a trip to a convenience store […]

New agency now accepting requests to review cases of police deadly force

BY: - July 12, 2023

The Washington State Office of Independent Investigations is now accepting requests to review prior cases where law enforcement officers used deadly force – the latest step in setting up the state’s newest agency.  Charged with conducting transparent and unbiased investigations into fatal incidents involving police, the agency has launched an online submission form for members […]