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CPC meeting this Wednesday

The Community Police Commission will host its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday from 9-12pm.

Click here for the agenda and Zoom link. 



Community Engagement Meeting, Tuesday, September 14, 6Pm Via Zoom.

Join us for our Community Engagement Meeting

We will be hosting a public meeting on Tuesday (September 14) at 6pm via Zoom to have a conversation about the work the CPC is already doing and what you think we should focus on moving forward. We hope to see you there. 

Click here for the agenda and Zoom link



U.S. government increases oversight of police-reform monitors

The U.S. Justice Department, in the midst of investigating policing practices in three major cities, will toughen oversight of federal monitors who supervise implementation of police reforms mandated in civil consent decrees, Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Monday.

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CPC News Briefs


  • Seattle police intervening in fewer mental health calls, data show [Crosscut 9-13]

  • Seattle City Council scheduled to vote on re-allocations of SPD salary savings this afternoon [SCC Insight 9-12]
  • Seattle councilmember proposes changes to city budget to address SPD staffing crisis [MyNorthwest 9-13]

  • ‘You are ordered to disperse’ — Echoes of CHOP as SPD arrest on Broadway draws large crowd [Capitol Hill Seattle Blog 9-9]

  • Seattle officer investigated for illegally buying, using oxycodone resigns from department, city’s police watchdog says [Seattle Times 9-10]

  • It's time to put an end to racially disparate police stops and searches [South Seattle Emerald Opinion 9-6]
  • Debate continues over disarming suspects with knives [Publicola 9-2]
  • Washington state Supreme Court declines to hear Seattle police union appeal of court ruling in fired officer’s case [Seattle Times 9-3]

  • Q&A with Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz on surveillance, downtown safety, and a tech wish list [GeekWire 9-3]

  • King County oversight group recommends policy changes in response to 2019 shooting of unarmed man [Publicola 8-31]




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