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Tag: Police Accountability

A New Philosophy of Policing for Seattle

My tenure as chair of the Council’s public safety committee will end this afternoon when the Council reorganizes, something we do every two years. I’ve learned a lot over the last four years. We’ve accomplished a lot, too. But one…

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Justice Department Findings on Seattle Police

The Department of Justice findings confirm what many, including myself, have believed for some time—our police department can do better. Chief Diaz, the police command staff, every officer and civilian employee of the Seattle Police Department and the elected leaders…

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Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell’s statement on Department of Justice findings

News Release
Councilmember Bruce Harrell, Chair of the Council’s Energy, Technology and Civil Rights Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) announcement of investigative findings on the Seattle Police Department:

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Seattle City Councilmember Burgess’ statement in response to Department of Justice findings

News Release
Councilmember Tim Burgess, Chair of the Council’s Public Safety and Education Committee, released the following statement in response to the announcement by Interim Superintendant Susan Enfield that she would not seek the permanent position of superintendent:

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