Letters to the Editor

Was police officer negligent? | Federal Way letters

In defense of the Federal Way Police Department, and especially Officer Andy Hensing, I take exception with the daughters of Baerbel Roznowski saying the police were negligent and seem to lack even the most basic training in domestic violence.

The call that this officer went on was not for "domestic violence," but "anti-harassment." The judge gave the wrong instructions to the jury, by calling it "domestic violence," and there is a difference. So in essence, the judge is the wrong person, not the officer. Officer Hensing did his job, but not the judge in this case.

Pat Gee, Federal Way

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Aug 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.