Police emerge into the open on East 52nd Street in Tacoma shortly after it was confirmed that the suspect who fatally shot a Tacoma police officer had been shot and killed. Photo taken in Tacoma on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. A new initiative pushes for more mental health and de-escalation training to curb use of deadly force.
Police emerge into the open on East 52nd Street in Tacoma shortly after it was confirmed that the suspect who fatally shot a Tacoma police officer had been shot and killed. Photo taken in Tacoma on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. A new initiative pushes for more mental health and de-escalation training to curb use of deadly force. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Police emerge into the open on East 52nd Street in Tacoma shortly after it was confirmed that the suspect who fatally shot a Tacoma police officer had been shot and killed. Photo taken in Tacoma on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. A new initiative pushes for more mental health and de-escalation training to curb use of deadly force. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com

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