Plus, a closer look at some of the concerned statements made by police chiefs and sheriffs.
Gov. Jay Inslee will soon roll out a process for people to have their past charges commuted.
One of the most challenging moments of my life taught me resilience. We need that now more than ever.
The state ranks near worst in the nation for constraints on civil asset forfeiture.
Washington police sell or use millions of dollars’ worth of seized property each year. Legislators haven’t managed to change the rules.
Some advice to King County on choosing its next sheriff, and the next director of the Office of Law Enforcement Oversight.
Even as Washington winds down its drug war, police still seize homes and cash from low-level suspects.
Officers caught on camera outside the Capitol while Jan. 6 riot was happening.
Starting in mid-2022, people will be able to dial 988 instead of 911 to access different types of services in a mental health crisis.
The city's police watchdog is investigating 6 Seattle police officers who were in D.C. on Jan. 6. The union has filed a grievance.
What details about housing, homelessness, taxes and policing can candidates give you to help you cast your ballot?
A year after bold proclamations about "reimagining" policing and safety, some members say they need to refocus their efforts.
Months of COVID-19 lockdowns mean courts and prosecutors' offices face an overwhelming queue of cases.
Top-down police oversight requirements and grassroots organizations demanding fundamental changes to policing put City Hall in the hot seat.
The state's new accountability laws might not have happened without the advocacy of people whose family members were killed by police.
Last year's BLM protests fueled major actions on police accountability, tax reform and environmental justice. But no one thinks the work is done.