Shooting Creates Double Trouble

It appears that amid all of the chaos resulting from Seattle politics and the social justice movement, folks are choosing to take matters into their own hands – for better or for worse. Case in point, on Saturday afternoon two men were arrested after being involved in a shooting and automotive crash in Seattle’s South… Continue Reading »

Exodus in the Works

With the current state of affairs at the Seattle Police Department (“SPD“), numerous officers are electing to leave the force. Not to start a new career, but to be a law enforcement agent with a different agency. In fact, it appears that many SPD officers are headed to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department (“PCSD“). Ed… Continue Reading »

Changes in SPD Business Practices

On Wednesday it was announced by the ‘powers that be’ that the Seattle Police Department is beginning the process of reassigning 100 officers and supervisors to the 911 response team. The key – focus policing on community engagement. How? By ensuring that the SPD has personnel available to respond to emergency calls, solve problems, and… Continue Reading »

Back at It, They Are

Law enforcement is at it again – Emphasis Patrols. This time it is the Washington State Patrol. In line with other law enforcement agencies in-and-around the nation, the WSP is conducting DUI emphasis patrols. It is part of a nationwide effort to curb buzzed (drunk) driving. Through Labor Day (this year that is 9/7/20) extra… Continue Reading »

Youths’ Rights Protected in Seattle

This week the Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that is intended to stop police from being able to deceive juveniles – the MiChance Dunlap-Gittens’ law. The King County Council passed its own version of the Mi’Chance law this week too. The MiChance Dunlap-Gittens’ Youth Rights Ordinance gives protections to children and young people… Continue Reading »

To Defund, or Not

The Seattle City Council’s effort to defund the police is in full swing, and the SPD is fighting back by rolling out a new website meant to put a human face to the department and its employees. The site explains how officers do their jobs, and outlines rules they must follow when using force. Seattle… Continue Reading »

Toxic Time Leads to Shows’ Demise

TV shows like “Cops” and “Live PD” have always been viewing generators.  However, due to the current political/ social climate, channels like the A&E Network have elected to remove ‘police’ content in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Mr. Floyd’s death, of course, has sparked protests about police… Continue Reading »

Is Non-Violent Crime Policing a Thing of the Past?

Is law enforcement in Washington getting close to not enforcing non-violent crimes? That is what one Texas police association president is asking officers to do in Austin, Texas. He apparently has told the association’s members to only respond to assigned calls because it’s what the Austin city leaders and the public at large seem to… Continue Reading »

Discrimination Not the Answer

It is no secret that the Seattle Police has been under fire for its handling of the recent Black Live’s Matter protests. So much so that even the Seattle City Council has demanded cuts to the department’s budget by 50%. The council wants the funds moved to community-led organizations. Police Chief Carmen Best, who over… Continue Reading »

And the Beat Goes On

With all of the social strife going on around the United States today, it isn’t surprising that a contingent of Ford Motor Company Employees have asked the company’s leadership to stop making and selling police vehicles. This position is in line with the growing racial justice movements – Black Lives Matter and Defund the Police.… Continue Reading »


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