Request for Letters of Interest
Request for Letters of Interest: To serve as Monitor of the Seattle Police Department
Date Posted: August 23, 2012
Response Due: September 10, 2012 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time
The City of Seattle (City) and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) seek qualifications from experienced individuals able to serve as a Monitor for the Seattle Police Department to oversee implementation of the Settlement Agreement and Stipulated Order of Resolution, and to provide technical advice and consultation on the related Memorandum of Understanding (together, Agreements).
On July 27, 2012, the DOJ and the City (hereafter, Parties) filed a Settlement Agreement and Stipulated Order of Resolution (Agreement and Order) with the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington (Court). The Agreement and Order has not yet been entered by the Court. The Parties also entered into a related Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the same date. The Agreements are available below.
Scope of Work
The Monitor will assess the Cityís compliance with the terms of the Agreement and Order, report on the status of compliance to the Parties and the Court, work with the Parties to address any barriers to compliance, and assist the Parties to informally resolve disputes or differences should they arise. The Monitor may also provide technical advice and consultation to SPD and the Community Police Commission (Commission) under the Agreements. A detailed description of the Monitorís specific duties is set forth in the Agreement and Order at ∂∂ 172-196. As you consider a response to this request for qualifications, please consider provisions in the Agreement and Order that specifically outline the Monitorís responsibilities, as well as the various substantive provisions of both Agreements.
- Agreement and Order (2012)
- Memorandum of Understanding (2012)
- Joint Motion for Entry of the Agreement (2012)
- Complaint (2012)
- Findings Letter (2011)
- Technical Assistance Letter on Garrity issues (2011)
For more information, contact Sara OíConnor-Kriss at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 233-2169.