A nice run down of the crazy things the Seattle Police have been doing by Curtis Cartier. A series of events, mind you, that led to a DOJ investigation and finding of:

>Among the findings are that SPD violates the constitution in one out of every five times that officers use force, that “discriminatory policing practices” are used on minorities, and that citizen complaints are routinely ignored.

Even if you aren’t from the area the sheer stupidity of some of the actions are worth the read. [This article](http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/culture/2011/12/iphones-vs-the-police.html) makes more and more sense everyday.

Posted by Ben Brooks