From the practice of law to the practice of living, the extraordinary justice stayed focused on the tasks at hand.
Ask yourself: Have they created effective change? Are they accountable to the community?
Despite meager pay and occasional abuse, many incarcerated people find pride in the job. When I was young and adrift, I did too.
Mayor Durkan said reimagining public safety is just one part of a bigger evolution the city must make to combat inequities.
The narrative that Seattle is a city of mayhem and lawlessness wasn’t created solely by Republicans.
The police shooting of Jacob Blake is the latest to inspire white Americans to protest and demand change. Here's my advice.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to more prisoners being released to home detention. Advocates worry for victims of serious crimes who could be left exposed.
Reporter Leah Sottile discusses how an internet meme became a violent new movement.
Exploring the reasons why Seattle police play an oversized role in crisis response and whether the city is moving toward something else.
Nearly two years after voters approved I-940, training lags while investigations into police-involved killings face scrutiny.
Council President González says she’s ready to work collaboratively with Mayor Durkan to find a budget compromise.
Chief Carmen Best's resignation must not distract from the work of overhauling public safety and investing in Black communities.
Death investigations in some Washington counties are vulnerable to corruption. It’s time to transform them.
From the view where a Crosscut City Hall reporter sits, here’s his quick take on what drove Chief Best to suddenly retire.
A would-be governor who refuses to enforce voter-approved gun safety measures — and compares himself to Rosa Parks for it — is unfit to lead.
Aimed at sustaining the Black Lives Matter movement, the new citywide art show is part of the Seattle Design Festival.