Reform advocates upset over pushback over changing malice law

Members of the legislative task force formed to recommend policy to next year’s Legislature on how to reduce violent interactions involving law enforcement listen Tuesday to executive director Sue Rahr of the state Criminal Justice Training Center during their meeting at the Burien facility. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com When an effort by state lawmakers to make…

SPOTLIGHT: North Precinct Captain Sean O’Donnell

PRECINCT CAPTAIN SEAN O’DONNELL Sean O’Donnell Captain Sean O’Donnell began his career with the Seattle Police Department in 1981. He has worked in the all of the precincts as a police officer and was a Field Training Officer. In 1986 he transferred to the Seattle Police Traffic Section as a motorcycle officer for six years….

Corner Story: SPD Sgt. Balances Homeless Outreach With City’s Laws

Written by Andrew Garber on November 5, 2014 12:26 pm Sergeant Paul Gracy isn’t a landlord. He can’t charge rent, demand security deposits or, generally speaking, evict unwanted tenants. Yet he still has to figure out what to do with Russell, a seemingly permanent fixture on the sidewalks near Denny Way and Aurora Avenue. “He’s…

Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee (4/22/14, 6:00 pm)

Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee (4/22/14, 6:00 pm) Published by Bruce Harrell at 10:09 am under Public Safety, Civil Rights, And Technology Committee Joint Meeting Of The Public Safety, Civil Rights, And Technology Committee & Labor Committee Agenda for Wednesday, 4/22/2014, 6:00 PM Click here to view the complete agenda: 1. Presentations by…

MEET EAST PRECINCT CAPTAIN PIERRE DAVIS

Pierre Davis Captain Pierre Davis has over 29 years of service in the Seattle Police Department. Davis has worked as a patrol officer, detective, first line supervisor and mid level manager in the West, South, Southwest and East Precincts, Narcotics, Gang Unit, Felony Fugitive Unit, Office of Professional Accountability, and Traffic Enforcement Unit. Most recently…