Police face claims from abuse victims

The Seattle Times Children sexually abused by their foster father filed multimillion-dollar claims against police departments in Seattle and Tacoma, saying both failed to immediately report the abuse to the state. Each of the eight children’s claims, precursors to a lawsuit, ranges between $2.5 million and $4 million. Representatives from Seattle and Tacoma police departments said they are prohibited from commenting on pending litigation. They have 60 … Read More

Suit filed against police over foster-father abuse case

By TRACY JOHNSON | The Seattle PI Lawyers for eight kids who were abused by their foster dad filed multimillion-dollar claims against Seattle and Tacoma police departments Friday, alleging that both should have done more to ensure that the man was arrested before he could do more harm. Tacoma lawyer Jack Connelly said neither department notified the state Department of Social … Read More