The events in Seattle and around the country this summer have put a spotlight on the need to rethink policing. The Community Police Commission and many community groups in our area have been fighting for police accountability for years, but we need [...]
A message from CPC Interim Executive Director Brandy Grant: I heard my grandmother’s voice today as clear as ever from her home in Louisville, and she reminded me that a bruised reed will not break, and a dimly burning wick will not extinguish. [...]
The Community Police Commission is currently reviewing the Office of Police Accountability’s (OPA’s) findings following their investigation of police conduct during recent protests. It is important to note that even though an OPA investigation may [...]
UPDATE: On September 21, 2020 the City of Seattle withdrew the subpoena mentioned below. Read their statement here. The following letter was sent to Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes by the Seattle Community Police Commission on August 17, 2020: City [...]
The Seattle CPC sent the following letter to City Councilmembers, Mayor Jenny Durkan, Chief Carmen Best, and other city leaders today. Hello Councilmembers, The Community Police Commission (CPC) writes to express its strong support for Council Bill [...]