This statement is in reference to a Seattle police officer’s use of a ruse during an investigation that violated policy. The Office of Police Accountability found the lies the officer told “ultimately contributed to the subject’s subsequent suicide.” [...]
As happens every year, the Community Police Commission is saying goodbye to some commissioners whose term on the commission are up or who will be continuing to serve the community in other ways. This year, that includes four commissioners. Claudia [...]
Introduction Below are some of the most common questions we hear about the Seattle Police Officers’ Guild (SPOG) contract. We provide answers to these questions to inform you about the contract and its effect on police accountability in Seattle. On [...]
The CPC’s Senior Community Engagement Specialist Minty LongEarth is taking an exciting new position with King County. For the past four and a half years, Minty has taken a lead role in building power with community. Thank you for all you’ve done to [...]
While the Community Police Commission is just beginning to review the Court’s order, the following aspects are noteworthy: The Court made very clear that the accountability system is within the scope of the Consent Decree, not outside of the Consent [...]