Monthly Archives: August 2020

Back at It, They Are

Law enforcement is at it again – Emphasis Patrols. This time it is the Washington State Patrol. In line with other law enforcement agencies in-and-around the nation, the WSP is conducting DUI emphasis patrols. It is part of a nationwide effort to curb buzzed (drunk) driving. Through Labor Day (this year that is 9/7/20) extra… Continue Reading »

Youths’ Rights Protected in Seattle

This week the Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that is intended to stop police from being able to deceive juveniles – the MiChance Dunlap-Gittens’ law. The King County Council passed its own version of the Mi’Chance law this week too. The MiChance Dunlap-Gittens’ Youth Rights Ordinance gives protections to children and young people… Continue Reading »

To Defund, or Not

The Seattle City Council’s effort to defund the police is in full swing, and the SPD is fighting back by rolling out a new website meant to put a human face to the department and its employees. The site explains how officers do their jobs, and outlines rules they must follow when using force. Seattle… Continue Reading »