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May 2 | The Urbanist: Seattle Council, Mayor Not Asking the Hard Questions about Police Recruitment

April 24 | KUOW: Wednesday Evening Headlines

April 23 | KOMO: City of Seattle, police guild reach tentative agreement boosting officer salaries

April 11 | KING 5: Seattle City Council considers changes to Seattle Police Department's hiring process

April 5 | KUOW: Sneak peek of proposed Seattle police contract shows big raises, but little increase in accountability

April 5 | Seattle Times: Tentative agreement with Seattle police union makes only minor accountability changes

April 2 | PublicCola: Tentative Police Contract Includes 23 Percent Retroactive Raise, Raising Cops' Base Salary to Six Figures

April 1 | KOMO: Seattle police guild, city reach tentative agreement on labor contract

February 21 | Seattle Times: Seattle police officer who struck Jaahnavi Kandula won’t face charges

February 21 | PubliCola: Officer Who Killed Jaahnavi Kandula While Driving 74 MPH Will Not Face Felony Prosecution

January 28 | The Huntington News: Investigation finds Seattle police officer laughing at Northeastern graduate student’s death broke department policies, undermined public trust

January 19 | Publicola: Officer Who Killed Jaahnavi Kandula Was Fired from Previous Police Job; Indian American Community Members Say SPD’s Emergency Driving Policy Must Change


December 27 | KUOW: Seattle police face reckoning over 'culture' in 2024 as federal oversight winds down

November 24 | PubliCola: Under Vague Emergency Driving Policy, SPD Officers’ Reckless Driving Often Goes Unpunished

September 27 | Seattle Times: Decision to halt program analyzing Seattle police bodycam video under scrutiny

September 21 | Seattle police chief asked to suspend officer for offensive comments

September 21 | KOMO: Seattle Community Police Commission urges unpaid leave for officer caught allegedly mocking woman's death

September 21 | KING5: Community Police Commission calls for action after Seattle police bodycam video

September 21 | KIRO: Seattle Community Police Commission calls for suspension of officer caught mocking woman’s death

September 21 | FOX13: SPD oversight group demands officer under investigation for viral bodycam comments be put on leave

September 20 | Seattle Times: SPD oversight group demands officer under investigation for Jaahnavi Kandula comments be put on leave

September 19 | New York Times: Seattle Police Video Captures ‘Disturbing’ Comments About Pedestrian’s Death

September 15 | KIRO7: SPOG breaks silence on video where SPD officer mocks death of graduate student

September 15 | Time: A Seattle Police Officer’s Jokes About an Indian Woman’s Killing Are Sparking Outrage

September 15 | FOX13: Seattle Police union, officer responds to viral body cam controversy

September 15 | AP News: Outrage boils in Seattle and in India over death of a student and an officer’s callous remarks

September 14 | KING5: 'It's truly disturbing': Community holds rally, demands justice for Jaahnavi Kandula amid Seattle police video controversy

September 14 | USA Today: Leaders in India and Seattle demand action over video of cop joking about woman's death

September 14 | KOMO: Rally planned after Seattle cop caught laughing on bodycam following deadly collision

September 13 | ABC News: Investigation opened after Seattle officer heard joking about pedestrian's death

September 13 | Gee & Ursula: Police culture to blame for comments on woman killed by SPD car

September 13 | KOMO: Seattle mayor addresses controversial SPD body cam footage mocking fatal collision victim

September 13 | BBC News: Seattle officer recorded joking about woman killed by a police car

September 13 | The Independent (UK): Seattle Police officer laughs after woman struck and killed by patrol car in shocking bodycam video

September 12 |  KIRO7: Seattle leaders comment on ‘disgusting’ behavior of SPD officer who mocked woman’s death

September 12 | The Huntington News: ‘She had limited value:’ Body camera footage shows Seattle police officer laughing, joking about a Northeastern graduate student’s death

September 12 | USA Today: Watchdogs probe Seattle police union chiefs for saying woman killed had 'limited value'

September 12 | NBC News: Bodycam records officer saying a woman run over by Seattle police had ‘limited value’

September 11 | Seattle Times: Investigation launched into tape of Seattle police guild leaders downplaying death of woman struck by officer

September 11 | KOMO: Seattle officer caught on bodycam laughing after collision that killed grad student

September 11 | PubliCola: “Write a Check for $11,000. She Was 26, She Had Limited Value.” SPD Officer Jokes with Police Union Leader About Killing of Pedestrian by Fellow Cop

February 3 | Seattle Times Op-Ed: WA Lawmakers Should Pass Two Bills to Increase Police Accountability