Seattle Police

Seattle police car. Photo by Dmitri Fedortchenko, Flickr Creative Commons.

Community Groups and Seattle Police Chief Weigh in On Police Contract

Seven of nine councilmembers will need to pass the agreement to ratify it. What will they decide?

 

Community Members Left in the Dark on Police Contract

A community input group submitted briefs to the federal court on Oct. 29, but is the public’s voice truly heard?

 

Seattle police car. Photo by Dmitri Fedortchenko, Flickr Creative Commons.

Oversight Group Rebukes Seattle’s Proposed Police Contract

Commissioners say the agreement rolls back reform, but labor groups and Mayor Durkan disagree. Meanwhile, a community activist might sue them.

 

The Seattle City Council introduced legislation to approve the Seattle Police Officer Guild’s tentative agreement with the city on Oct. 15, 2018. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Will Seattle’s Police Contract Stand the Test of Reforms?

The Seattle City Council introduced legislation to approve a long-awaited agreement, but not everyone seems satisfied.

The Seattle City Council introduced legislation to approve the Seattle Police Officer Guild’s tentative agreement with the city on Oct. 15, 2018. Photo by Melissa Hellmann