Police Reform

Carmen Best Will Be Seattle's New Police Chief After All

"I'm committed to safety, equity, unity, and diversity of our city and fair and just treatment for everyone."

07/17/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Gun Ownership Laws, Reunification at SeaTac, and Plastic Straw Ban Effects

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/17/2018 By Grace Madigan

Police Reform

Carmen Best Is Back in the Running for Seattle Police Chief

Best in a tweet said she was "thrilled" to be a finalist for the permanent police chief role.

07/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine

The Chief Search

Community Advocates Outraged Over Process, Urge Mayor to Consider Best for Police Chief

Members of the search committee said the hiring process was flawed and want the city to consider all five semifinalists.

05/30/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Campaign to Repeal the Head Tax, Seattle's Next Police Chief, and Gun Violence

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

05/29/2018 By Grace Madigan

The Chief Search

Carmen Best Won't Be Seattle's New Police Chief. Here Are the Choices.

The interim police chief's institutional knowledge ultimately worked against her.

05/25/2018 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Mayor Murray's Police Nominee Will Be City's First Female SPD Chief

He picked the chick! Mayor Ed Murray chooses former Boston Police Commissioner Kathleen O'Toole as his nominee for police chief.

05/19/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Committee Announces Three Police Chief Finalists

The co-chairs of the city's police chief selection committee announce three finalists for the position, with a final announcement expected in mid-May.

05/02/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: State of the City, Learning to Fail, and Boycotting McPoverty

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/18/2014 By Genie Leslie

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Public Input on the Police Chief and Sex Trafficking Solutions

Today's picks for civic nerds.

01/28/2014 By Genie Leslie

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: SPD Chief Search and Transportation Coalition Q&A

Today's picks for civic nerds.

01/13/2014 By Genie Leslie

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: There Was Some Heat

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring coup at the Port?, conflicting interpretations, and Bertha.

01/09/2014 By Morning Fizz