Bessie Marie Scott will be stepping down as interim executive director of the Community Police Commission on July 15. Bessie made the decision to step down last month. While the Commission is sad to see her go, we are proud of her and the legacy she [...]
The Seattle Community Police Commission (CPC) filed a brief with the Federal Court overseeing the Consent Decree today. Recent events how shown there are serious questions about whether Seattle is compliance with court ordered police reforms beyond [...]
The Seattle Community Police Commission (CPC) sent a letter this morning outlining the next steps city leaders should take to address police accountability. Our recommendations today cannot address all the concerns being voiced by the ongoing [...]
All three of Seattle’s police oversight agencies — the Community Police Commission, Office of Police Accountability, and Office of Inspector General — are jointly recommending that the Seattle Police Department (SPD) stop using CS gas, commonly known [...]
The CPC is continuing to closely monitor the developing situation in Downtown Seattle. We will be discussing this at our upcoming meeting on Wednesday, June 3, including reviewing police policies around protests. The CPC and our community are [...]