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Uncovering the Seattle Police Department’s hidden wartime role

Originally aired: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Category: News
Comments Share Tweet Share Share 1 / 8 This excerpt from the Seattle Police Department's 1941 annual report reveals new details about the SPD's wartime activities, including apprehending and investigating Japanese. (Courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives) A document found last week in the Seattle Municipal Archives indicates that the Seattle Police Department might have played a larger role in the apprehension and investigation of some Japanese residents here after the attack on Pearl Harbor than has been commonly understood.

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