The Seattle Community Police Commission is unique.

A number of U.S. cities are under consent decrees with the federal government to reform their police departments.

Seattle is the only one with a civilian commission with a mandate to develop reform recommendations and represent community interests and perspectives.

The CPC actively engages the public to obtain community input on its current and future work.

Perspectives on Reform Blog

January 21: CPC Commissioner Claudia D’Allegri and Executive Director Fé Lopez participated in an interview on El Rey 1360 AM radio January 24: The CPC hosted a community forum titled: Body-Worn Cameras: Will They Increase Police Accountability? February 6: CPC Commissioner Rev. Aaron Williams presented at the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement […]
Rev. Harriett Walden has been a vocal advocate for better police-community relations in Seattle since she co-founded Mothers for Police Accountability in 1990. She has served on numerous task forces and commissions that involve efforts to achieve greater transparency and accountability in the criminal justice system. Q: What have you read recently that is memorable […]