Below is the Seattle Community Police Commission’s statement following the release of the Federal Court order today finding the city out of compliance with the Consent Decree when it comes to accountability. “While the Community Police Commission is [...]
The Community Police Commission has sent a letter to Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best saying we’re ready to work together to address racial disparities in policing that were confirmed in a recent SPD report. We highlighted three concerning [...]
Federal Judge James Robart ruled that Seattle is partly out of compliance with the consent decree when it comes to police accountability. He directed the city to fix the issues in the contract, many of which have been raised by the CPC over the past [...]
CPC staff members presented a presentation about the police accountability system and answered questions from the community at the Ballard District Council this week. The CPC is thankful for the opportunity and encourages other groups to contact us [...]
The Community Police Commission has voted to designate Bessie Marie Scott as its interim executive director. Current CPC executive director Fé Lopez has decided to step down to pursue an opportunity promoting racial equity in the legal field. This is [...]