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 [...]
The Seattle Community Police Commission (CPC) filed a brief with the Federal Court overseeing the Consent Decree today. Recent events how shown there are serious questions about whether Seattle is compliance with court ordered police reforms beyond [...]
The Seattle Community Police Commission (CPC) sent a letter this morning outlining the next steps city leaders should take to address police accountability. Our recommendations today cannot address all the concerns being voiced by the ongoing [...]