Justice reform advocates have been disappointed by choices to spend flexible federal recovery funds on items such as tasers and new police cruisers.
Supporters say the incentives are necessary to fill the gap left by nearly 400 officers resigning in two years.
In a conversation with journalist Joni Balter at the Crosscut Festival, Davison said that her plan to dismiss some cases doesn't mean she's softening her stance on crime.
Two years after an investigation showed a disproportionate bias, a state patrol report shows not much has changed.
As Durkan prepares to leave office, she says her term will ultimately be defined by the city's pandemic response.
Police have stepped back from engaging in mental health crises, meaning families sometimes wait weeks for a response.
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Providers want local governments to prescribe when and how police should be involved in mental health calls.
Since WA implemented new police use of force laws, SPD officers have sent fewer people in mental health crisis to the hospital.
The Wearys say they never want a Black family to feel alone. The family business has been a target of racism in the predominantly white neighborhood.
The WA state auditor faulted the city for how it awarded a $3M contract to launch the "Black Brilliance Project" but said it didn't technically violate any rules.
Carmen Best says the police and the community need to work together to build trust.
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.