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 [...]
The following letter was sent to Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes by the Seattle Community Police Commission on August 17, 2020. City Attorney Pete Holmes, The CPC asks that your office drop its subpoena of unpublished photos and videos taken by [...]
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 [...]
Instead of focusing on using “batons and riots shields,” the Seattle Police Department should be focusing on ways to de-escalate and ensure protesters are safe. The recent comments by SPD do not promote community trust, particularly in the face of [...]
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 [...]