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Questions Answered

A New Kind of Recovering Addict

One Seattle drug recovery program is changing the way we help drug users.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/10/2015
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Snap Judgment

Critiquing SPD’s New Uniforms

Seattle Police Department rolled out a new uniform this winter, so naturally we had to ask local designers: fine or a fineable offense?

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 03/02/2015
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Power Lines

Bruce Harrell's Fight For Body Cams

For council member Bruce Harrell, the fight for police body cameras was personal. But now the real debate begins.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/02/2015
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Meet Kathleen O'Toole, Seattle's New Crime Fighter

Can the new chief save the Seattle Police Department from itself?

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/01/2014
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PubliCalendar: Learn About the Tunnel, Help the Hungry, and Weigh in on the Police Department

Today's picks for civic nerds.

  • By Ezra Parter
  • Published 07/21/2014
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City Hall

SPD Patrol Officers File Civil Rights Suit Against DOJ-Imposed Use of Force Policies

126 SPD officers have filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the Department of Justice, charging that federally-mandated use of force policies violate their rights and endanger officers and civilians.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 05/28/2014
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Morning Fizz

The DOJ vs. the Mayor

Caffeinated News & Gossip: Did the mayor have to fight for the Community Police Commission? And if so, what'd he get?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/28/2013
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Tactical Maneuvers

Hempfest Doritos: They're All Nacho Cheese Flavor

Apparently Seattle police have something against the obviously superior cool Ranch.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 08/17/2013
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SPD Takes Steps to Diversify

But the need for change to the department’s culture will start beneath the skin.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/01/2013
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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Homecoming

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring flaws, settlements, and invitations.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 05/28/2013
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Should Seattle Police’s John Diaz Stay or Go?

Mayoral candidates are split on what to do with the embattled chief.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 03/20/2013
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City Hall

McGinn: Council Members "Play Politics with Public Safety"

Mayor Mike McGinn, defending his initial opposition to police monitor, accuses council members of "playing politics with public safety."

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 02/11/2013
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On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Troubled History, Misdemeanors, and First Right of Refusal

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/25/2013
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On Other Blogs Today: Drones, Tolls, and Taxes

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 01/24/2013
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Inside Seattle Police’s Drone Program

The unmanned aerial vehicles have yet to take off, but here’s what you need to know when they do.

  • By Karen Taylor Quinn
  • Published 12/19/2012
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City Hall

SPD Releases Controversial Punching Video

In response to a lawsuit, the Seattle Police Department has released a video in which an officer punches an uncooperative hit-and-run suspect.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 11/27/2012
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On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Cops, Conspiracies, and Complaints

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 11/21/2012
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Banning Cars on Third Avenue

What if we turned Seattle’s Third Ave over to pedestrians and cyclists?

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/08/2012
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Trade Secrets: Beat the Traffic

Airborne traffic guru Paul Tosch offers tips on how to navigate jammed interstates.

  • By Danielle Zorn
  • Published 10/08/2012
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City Hall

One Question for Tim Burgess

City council member Tim Burgess responds to the mayor's plan to hire 10 new cops over the next two years. Image via Downtown Seattle Association.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/27/2012
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