As the City of Seattle proceeds with contract negotiations with the City’s police unions, the Community Police Commission (CPC) would like to make its expectations clear: The City should negotiate the full implementation of the 2017 Accountability [...]
In the course of this election the Community Police Commission (CPC) urges the Seattle Police Department (SPD) leadership to ensure that their officers respect people’s First Amendment rights while protesting and employ only tactics that are vetted [...]
The findings by the Office of Police Accountability (OPA) demonstrate what our community has known for a long time – the Seattle Police Department (SPD) used excessive force against protesters. Despite the sustained findings released today, there are [...]
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. [...]