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STEVE RINGMAN / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Saturday, September 3, 2011

Culture of mistrust behind SPD's woes

Estela Ortega, executive director of El Centro de la Raza, reads recommendations by the Community Coalition for Law Enforcement Accountability after a Seattle gang detective was caught on videotape kicking and yelling racial slurs at a young Latino in 2010. "From our perspective," Ortega said recently, "police misconduct has been an issue for decades in our community."